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Dr. Hairong Qi


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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Min H. Kao Building, Room 304
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
Office Phone: 865-974-8527
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • Collaborative Information Processing in Sensor Networks


  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 1999
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Northern JiaoTong University, Beijing, China, 1995
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Northern JiaoTong University, Beijing, China, 1995


Hairong Qi received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from Northern JiaoTong University, Beijing, China in 1992 and 1995 respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, in 1999. She is currently the Gonzalez Family Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her current research interests are in advanced imaging and collaborative processing in resource-constrained distributed environment, hyperspectral image analysis, and bioinformatics.

Dr. Qi is the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award. She also received the Best Paper Award at the 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and the 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras. She recently receives the Highest Impact Paper from the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society.


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