Ye Duan, Director

Ye Duan (段晔) is an Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Missouri. He is the Director of the Cognitive Internet of Things (CIoT) for Intelligent Communities – Industry Supported Consortium (ISC), and the Director of the Computer Graphics and Image Understanding Lab. He is a core faculty of the MU Institute of Data Science and Informatics, an affiliated faculty of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Missouri, and an Associate Member of Siteman Cancer Center. His research interests include computer graphics, computer vision, machine learning, and biomedical imaging, with a special focus on 3D deep learning. He has received funding from NSF, NIH,  DoD, DoE, DoED, AFRL, ARL, NGA, Honeywell, Bosch, etc. He holds a Ph.D degree and a M.S degree from Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He holds a M.S degree in Mathematics from Utah State University and a B.S degree in Mathematics from Peking University.




209 Naka Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

Ph.D. Students

Nick Allegretti
Dinglun He
Payal Mohadikar
Kolton  Speer
Xu Wang
Baoming Zhang
Chenxi Zhao

M.S  Students

Jingsong Tan

Kevin Xue

Undergraduate  Students

Justin Nguyen


Yuyan Li (Apple)
Truc Le (Google)
Giang Bui (UChicago)
Brittany Morago (UNC Wilmington)
Qing Lei (Amazon)
Zhong Li (Oppo)
Kevin Karsch (Lightform)
Greg Heckenberg (Riot Games)

Zheyu Lu (Centaur Tech)
Xiaochen Yang (Google)
Dahai Liu (Microsoft)
Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi (Missouri State)
Miao Zhang (Genetech)
Dmitriy Karpman (Hive)
Minxin Cheng (Intel)

Hao Chang (Google)
Wenchuan Qi (UMissouri)
Xiangge Li (Microsoft)
Ratchadaporn Kanawong (Silpakorn University)
Robert Williamson (Google)