Yebin LIU,  Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Automation

Tsinghua University,  Beijing 100084, China

Tel: +86 (10) 6278 8613 ext 810      Fax: +86 (10) 6278 6911



Ph.D., Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2009

M.S.,  Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2005

B.S., School of Automation, Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunication (BUPT), Beijing, China, 2002

  Working Experience

Lecturer, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, 2011 -

Visiting Scholar, Max-Planck Institute Informatic, Saarbucken, Germany, 2010

Post-Doctoral fellow, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, 2009-2011

  Expertise and Research Interests

Markerless Motion Capture and Animation

3D Reconstruction and Rendering

  Academic/Social Activities and Memberships

Committee member of ICCV Workshop on Dynamic Shape Capture and Analysis (4DMOD), 2011

Reviewer for IEEE Trans. Image Processing

   Grants and Contracts / Research Projects

[1] Novel sensor and measurement strategy for electrical capacitance tomography, NSFC (60972097), 2010- 2012

[2] Identification and analysis of pedestrian safety in mixed traffic conditions, 863 project(2009AA11Z206), 2009-2011

[3] Development of ultrasonic gas flowmeter, Tokyo Keiso LTD.,2009-

[4] Multi-modality electrical tomography for multiphase flow measuring, NSFC (60532020, PI: Prof. Huaxiang Wang with Tianjin University), 2006- 2009

[5] Development of novel ultrasonic flowmeter with special sound path, Tokyo Keiso LTD.,2006-

[6] Measurement techniques for gas-solid two phase flow, NSFC (two-base project), 2005-2007

[7] Optimization of electrical capacitance tomography and its applications, NSFC (60204003), 20030-2005

[8] Multi-frequency electrical tomography, the Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry, 2000-2001

   Honors and Awards

First Prize,  Guangdong Province Award for Scientifc and Technical Progress, China, 2009. (Fourth Author)

Second Prize, National Invention Award, China, 2008 (Third Author)

   Academic Achievements


[1] Yebin Liu, Carsten Stoll, Guergen Gall, Hans-Peter Seidel, Christian Theobalt, "Markerless Motion Capture of Interacting Characters Using Multi-view Image Segmentation", IEEE Int'l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2011 (Oral), Colorado Springs, June 21-23, 2011

[2] Feng Xu, Yebin Liu, Carsten Stoll, James Tompkin, Gaurav Bharaj, Qionghai Dai, Hans-Peter Seidel, Jan Kautz and Christian Theobalt, Video-based Characters - Creating New Human Performances from a Multi-view Video Database, in ACM Trans. Graphics (SIGGRAPH 2011), July 2011, 30(4).

[3] Chenglei Wu, Yebin Liu and Qionghai Dai, "Fusing Multiview and Photometric Stereo for 3D Reconstruction under Uncalibrated Illumination", IEEE Trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, August 2011, vol.17 no.8, pp. 1082-1095.

[4] Chenglei Wu, Kiran Varanasi, Yebin Liu, Hans-Peter Seidel and Christian Theobalt, Shading-based Dynamic Shape Refinement from Multi-view Video under General Illumination, IEEE Int'l Conf. Computer Vision, ICCV 2011, Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 6-13, 2011. 

[5] Ying Fu, Yebin Liu, Qionghai Dai, "Dynamic Shape Capture via Periodical-illumination Optical Flow Estimation and Multi-view Photometric Stereo", International Conference on 3D Imaging, Modeling, Processing, Visualization and Transmission, 3DIMPVT 2011, Hangzhou, China, May 17-21, 2011.

[6] Yebin Liu, Qionghai Dai and Wenli Xu, "A Point-Cloud-Based Multi-View Stereo Algorithm For Free-viewpoint Video", IEEE trans. Visualization and Computer Graphics, May/June 2010, vol.16 no.3, pp. 407-418.

[7] Yebin Liu, Xun Cao, Qionghai Dai and Wenli Xu, "Continuous Depth Estimation for Multi-view Stereo", IEEE Int'l Conf. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2009, Florida, USA, June, 2009.

[8] Chenglei Wu, Yebin Liu, Xiangyang Ji, Qionghai Dai, "Multi-view Reconstruction under Varying Illumination Conditions", Oral, IEEE Int'l Conf. Multimedia Expo, ICME'09, Canjun, Mexico, June 29-July3, 2009.

[9] Guangwei Yang, Yebin Liu, "3D Object Relighting based on Multi-view Stereo and Image based Relighting Technique", Oral, IEEE Int'l Conf. Multimedia Expo, ICME'09,Canjun, Mexico, June 29-July3, 2009.

[10] Xiaoduan Feng, Yebin Liu, Qionghai Dai, 'Point-cloud Refinement Via Exact Matching", Oral, IEEE Int'l Conf. Multimedia Expo, ICME'09, Canjun, Mexico, June 29-July3, 2009.

[11] Yebin Liu, Qionghai Dai and Wenli Xu, "Graph-Cuts Fusion of Distance Fidelity Maps for Volumetric Multi-view Stereo", Chinese Journal Of Electronics, 18(3), pp449-454, 2009 (SCI)

[12] Yebin Liu, Qionghai Dai and Wenli Xu, "A Wide Base Line Multiple Camera System for High Performance 3D Video and Free Viewpoint Video", Chinese Journal Of Electronics 2009, 18(2):275-280. (SCI)


1. "Vision Field Capturing ", Tutorial, 3DTV Conference, in Tampere, Finland, June 7-9, 2010.

2. "Geometry, Motion and Appearance Modeling in Multi-camera and Multi-lighting (MVML) Dome". This talk has been presented in the following research groups:

• MPI Computer Graphics, Saarbrücken, Germany; Nov.3, 2009.

• ETHZ Computer Vision and Geometry Group, Zurich, Switzerland; Nov.5, 2009.

• HHI Computer Vision and Graphics, Berlin, Germany; Nov.6, 2009.

• Philips Research Aachen, Aachen, Germany; Nov.9, 2009.

• RWTH Computer Graphics and Multimedia, Aachen, Germany; Nov.9, 2009.

• INRIA Willow Team, Paris, France; Nov.12, 2009.

• EPFL Audio Visual Communications Lab , Lausanne, Switzerland; Nov.13, 2009.

• SURREY CVSSP , Guildford, UK; Nov.16, 2009.

3. "Multi-view Image based Scene Reconstruction and Rendering", International Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Multimedia Computing, Graduate University of Chinese Academic of Sciences, Beijing, China, June 27, 2011


Error resilience video transcoding, ZL 200310101663.4 (Patent Bureau of China)

Dynamic Light field rendering for free-viewpoint video streaming, ZL 200610165243.6, (Patent Bureau of China)

Interactive Multi-view 3D Reconstruction, ZL 200810105344.3. (Patent Bureau of China)

Color Calibration for spherical camera array, ZL 200810103683.8. (Patent Bureau of China)

Optical flow based 2D to 3D video conversion, ZL 200710117654.2. (Patent Bureau of China)

Multi-view and Multi-illumination 3D capture system for dynamic scene, ZL 200810104943.3. (Patent Bureau of China)

3D reconstruction of high speed objects using low speed circular camera array, ZL 200810103684.2. (Patent Bureau of China)

Camera calibration for circular camera array, ZL 200710121782.4. (Patent Bureau of China)

A depth perceiving adjustment method, ZL 200810112454.2. (Patent Bureau of China)