Zhenan Sun received the B.E. degree in industrial automation from the Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, in 1999, the M.S. degree in system engineering from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree in pattern recognition and intelligent systems from the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), Beijing, China, in 2006. Since 2006, he has been a Faculty Member with the CASIA. He is currently a Professor with the Center for Research on Intelligent Perception and Computing, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, CASIA. Dr. Sun is a Senior Member of the IEEE and an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMETRICS, BEHAVIOR, AND IDENTITY SCIENCE. He is the chair of Technical Committee on Biometrics, International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) and an IAPR Fellow. He has authored/coauthored over 300 technical papers. His current research interests include biometrics, pattern recognition, and computer vision.
Biometrics, pattern recognition and computer vision
The first prize of the natual science award of China Society of Image and Graphics : Ran He, Zhenan Sun, Tieniu Tan, 2021
Innovative Talents Promotion Program for Young and Middle-aged Leading Talents of Science and Technology Innovation, 2019
First Global Biometric Contribution Award, 2018
IAPR Fellow, 2016
GUCAS Lu Jiaxi Young Talent Award, 2011
The First Place of Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation, Part II (NICE.II), 2010
The First Place of Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation, Part I (NICE.I), 2009
The 11th China Patent Award (Outstanding Patent–Iris Recognition), 2009
The Second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, 2005
Dean Excellent Student Scholarship, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2004
The Best Paper Prize, Annual Conference of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2004
Graduate Student Scholarship, 1st Prize (institute rank 1/40), Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of
Graduates with Honors (department rank top 10), Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2002
Huawei Scholarship, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (class rank 3/70), 2001
Student Scholarship, Dalian University of Technology, 1995 — 1999
Associate editor, IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science, 2019-
IAPR Fellow, 2016-
President, IAPR Technical Committee on Biometrics, 2019-
Vice Director, Technical Committee on Machine Vision, China Society of Image and Graphics, 2017-
Vice Director, Pattern Recognition Committee of Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), 2019-
Secretary General of the Chinese Biometrics Alliance (CBA), 2012-
（1）Hongwen Zhang, Jie Cao, Guo Lu, Wanli Ouyang, Zhenan Sun, “Learning 3D Human Shape and Pose from Dense Body Parts”, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2022.
（2）Xiang Wu, Ran He, Yibo Hu, Zhenan Sun, “Learning an Evolutionary Embedding via Massive Knowledge Distillation,” International Journal of Computer Vision, vol. 128, no. 8-9, pp. 2089-2106, 2020.
（3）Jie Cao, Yibo Hu, Hongwen Zhang, Ran He, Zhenan Sun, Towards High Fidelity Face Frontalization in the Wild,International Journal of Computer Vision，vol. 128, pp.1485–1504, 2020.
（4）Jie Cao, Huaibo Huang, Yi Li, Ran He, Zhenan Sun, “Informative Sample Mining Network for Multi-domain Image-to-Image Translation,” Proc. European Conference on Computer Vision, pp. 404-419, August 2020, Glasgow, UK.
（5）Lingxiao He, Haiqing Li, Qi Zhang, and Zhenan Sun, “Dynamic Feature Matching for Partial Face Recognition”, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 791-802, 2019.
（6）Jian Liang, Ran He, Zhenan Sun and Tieniu Tan, “Aggregating Randomized Clustering-Promoting Invariant Projections for Domain Adaptation,” IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 1027-1042, 2019.
（7）Yunfan Liu, Qi Li and Zhenan Sun, “Attribute-aware Face Aging with Wavelet-based Generative Adversarial Networks,” Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pp. 11877-11886, June 2019, Long Beach, CA, USA.
（8）Yunlian Sun, Man Zhang, Zhenan Sun, Tieniu Tan, Demographic Analysis from Biometric Data: Achievements, Challenges, and New Frontiers, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 332-351, 2018.