Ye Duan, Associate Professor

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 Center for Urban Safety, 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

Xu Wang
Yuyan  Li
Chuanmao Fan
Caleb Heinzman
Kolton  Speer
Payal Mohadikar

M.S  Students

I  Chang
Chenxi Zhao

Undergraduate  Students

Nick Allegretti
Callum Ferguson


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 (Topcon Healthcare)
Dmitriy Karpman (Stanford/Hive)
Minxin Cheng (Intel)

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