We received a Google Faculty Research Award for a project on deep learning based image and video coding. https://ai.google/research/outreach/faculty-research-awards/recipients/. Award announced Feb. 2019.
Our paper “Layered Image Compression using Scalable Auto-encoder”, by Chuanmin Jia, Zhaoyi Liu, Yao Wang, Siwei Ma, Wen Gao, received the Best Student Paper Award at IEEE 2nd International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (MIPR’2019). http://ieee-mipr.org/. Paper link: https://arxiv.org/abs/1904.00553v1