News Archive

2018

October 2018: Jiaming Liu is a recipient of the Dean’s Select PhD Fellowship from the Washington University, School of Engineering & Applied Science. Congratulations for this achievement!

October 2018: Ulugbek is serving as a program chair for OSA Mathematics in Imaging 2019 (24-27 Jun 2019 in Munich, Germany). Consider submitting to the conference. For more info see the conference flyer here.

September 2018: Ulugbek and Adam Scholefield are organizing a special session on “Recent Advances in Signal Processing for Large-Scale Computational Imaging” at IEEE ICASSP 2019.

September 2018: Our manuscript Sparse Blind Deconvolution for Distributed Radar Autofocus Imaging was accepted to IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging.

September 2018: New arXiv manuscript An Online Plug-and-Play Algorithm for Regularized Image Reconstruction.

August 2018: Our manuscript Stability of Scattering Decoder For Nonlinear Diffractive Imaging was accepted to iTWIST 2018.

August 2018: New arXiv manuscript Single-shot holographic 3D particle-localization under multiple scattering.

July 2018: New arXiv manuscript signProx: One-Bit Proximal Algorithm for Nonconvex Stochastic Optimization.

July 2018: Building a better microscope describes our NSF-sponsored project on high-resolution microscopy.

July 2018: New arXiv manuscript Stability of Scattering Decoder For Nonlinear Diffractive Imaging.

July 2018: The list of research projects at CIG available to the current WashU students is here.

June 2018: The source code for Efficient and accurate inversion of multiple scattering with deep learning is now available for download.

June 2018: Our project on data-adaptive imaging was awarded WUSTL Collaboration Initiation Grant.

May 2018: Our manuscript Efficient and accurate inversion of multiple scattering with deep learning was accepted to OSA Optics Express.

May 2018: New arXiv manuscript Sparse Blind Deconvolution for Distributed Radar Autofocus Imaging.

May 2018: Ulugbek will chair the session “Sparsity Based Priors” at OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress 2018 in Orlando, FL, USA.

May 2017: Our manuscript Learning-based Image Reconstruction via Parallel Proximal Algorithm was accepted to IEEE Signal Processing Letters.

May 2018: The patent application System and Method for Through-the-Wall-Radar-Imaging using Total-Variation Denoising was granted by USPTO.

April 2018: Ulugbek is a recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society’s 2017 Best Paper Award (with V. K. Goyal and S. Rangan). The award was delivered during IEEE ICASSP 2018 in Calgary, Canada.

April 2018: Sergio Goodwin, Jhoan Hernandez, and Jason Liao will join CIG as summer undergraduate researchers. Sergio and Jhoan join via the Washington University Summer Engineering Fellowship (WUSEF) program.

April 2018: Ulugbek chaired the session “Computational Imaging II” at IEEE ICASSP 2018 in Calgary, Canada.

March 2018: Two publications accepted to OSA Imaging Congress 2018.

March 2018: New arXiv manuscript Efficient and accurate inversion of multiple scattering with deep learning.

March 2018: The patent application Method and System for Through-the-Wall Radar Imaging was granted by USPTO.

March 2018: One publication accepted to IGARSS 2018.

March 2018: Ulugbek talks at the Interdisciplinary Distinguished Seminar Series of NC State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.

February 2018: Xiaojian Xu joins CIG as a PhD student. Welcome!

January 2018: Three publications accepted to ICASSP 2018.

January 2018: New arXiv manuscript Learning-based Image Reconstruction via Parallel Proximal Algorithm.

January 2018: Wenmei Bo joins CIG as a MSc student starting from January 2018. Welcome!

January 2018: Terry Pan joins CIG as a MSc student starting from January 2018. Welcome!

2017

December 2017: Shiqi Xu joins CIG as a MSc student starting from January 2018. Welcome!

December 2017: CIG gratefully acknowledges the support of NVIDIA Corporation with the donation of the Titan Xp GPU for research.

November 2017: Yu Sun joins CIG as a PhD student starting from January 2018. Welcome!

October 2017: Our manuscript SEAGLE: Sparsity-Driven Image Reconstruction under Multiple Scattering was accepted to IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging.

October 2017: Our manuscript A Plug-and-Play Priors Approach for Solving Nonlinear Imaging Inverse Problems was accepted to IEEE Signal Processing Letters.

October 2017: Ulugbek serves as a program committee member for OSA Mathematics in Imaging conference.

October 2017: Ulugbek joined the Journal of Electronic Imaging (JEI) as an Associate Editor.

September 2017: Computational Imaging Group is now recruiting Ph.D. students [see more].

September 2017: Ulugbek joins Washington University in St. Louis as an Assistant Professor.

August 2017: Ulugbek delivers a plenary talk at the Workshop on Regularized Inverse Problem Solving and High-Dimensional Learning Methods in UC Louvain, Belgium.

June 2017: Ulugbek delivers an invited talk at OSA Mathematics in Imaging in San Francisco, CA, USA.

June 2017: Our accepted ICIP 2017 manuscript is now online “Online Convolutional Dictionary Learning for Multimodal Imaging.”

May 2017: New preprint “SEAGLE: Sparsity-Driven Image Reconstruction under Multiple Scattering.”

May 2017: Publication accepted to OSA Advanced Photonics Congress 2017: “Acceleration of FDTD-based Inverse Design Using a Neural Network Approach.”

May 2017: Two publications accepted to ICIP 2017: “Online Convolutional Dictionary Learning for Multimodal Imaging” and “Fusion of multi-angular aerial images based on epipolar geometry and matrix completion.”

April 2017: Ulugbek delivers a guest lecture for the class “Computational Optical Imaging” at Boston University on nonlinear algorithms for optical imaging.

March 2017: Two publications were accepted to SPARS 2017: “Learning Convolutional Proximal Filters” (with D. Liu and H. Mansour) and “A Kaczmarz Method for Low Rank Matrix Recovery” (with H. Mansour and O. Yilmaz).

February 2017: The manuscript “Compressive Imaging with Iterative Forward Models” is the Best Student Paper Award finalist at IEEE ICASSP 2016.

January 2017: The manuscript “Motion-Adaptive Depth Superresolution” was accepted to IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.

2016

December 2016: Three publications and a letter were accepted to IEEE ICASSP 2016:

  • “Compressive Imaging with Iterative Forward Models,” with H.-Y. Liu, D. Liu, H. Mansour, and P. T. Boufounos.
  • “Optical Tomography based on a Nonlinear Model that Handles Multiple Scattering,” with M. H. Shoreh, A. Goy, J. Lim, M. Unser, and D. Psaltis.
  • “Learning Optimal Nonlinearities for Iterative Thresholding Algorithms,” with H. Mansour.

November 2016: The manuscript “A Parallel Proximal Algorithm for Anisotropic Total Variation Minimization” was accepted to IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.

November 2016: “Learning Bayesian Optimal FISTA with Error Backpropagation” was accepted for an invited session at International BASP Frontiers workshop 2017.

October 2016: The PhD thesis “Sparsity-Driven Statistical Inference for Inverse Problems” received a special distinction from EPFL’s award committee. The official press release is here.

October 2016: Serving as an area chair of ICASSP 2017 for computational imaging.

September 2016: The manuscript “Inference for Generalized Linear Models via Alternating Directions and Bethe Free Energy Minimization” was accepted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.

September 2016: Ulugbek delivers two keynote talks at CoSeRa 2016: “Coherent Distributed Array Imaging under Unknown Position Perturbations” and “Online Blind Deconvolution for Sequential Through-the-Wall-Radar-Imaging.”

August 2016: Ulugbek’s special session on “Large-Scale Computational Imaging with Wave Models” was accepted for ICASSP 2017. The session is organized jointly with Prof. Laura Waller and Dr. Brendt Wohlberg.

August 2016: Ulugbek delivers two keynote talks at iTWIST 2016: “Learning MMSE Optimal Thresholds for FISTA” and “Minimizing Isotropic Total Variation without Subiterations.”

July 2016: Three publications were accepted to CoSeRa 2016.

July 2016: Ulugbek delivers an invited talk at NYU Tandon School of Engineering on “Trainable iterative algorithms for computational sensing.”

June 2016: The manuscript “A Recursive Born Approach to Nonlinear Inverse Scattering” was accepted to IEEE Signal Processing Letters.

April 2016: The manuscript “Depth Superresolution using Motion Adaptive Regularization” was accepted to IEEE ICMEW 2016.

April 2016: Ulugbek delivers an invited talk at Tufts University‘s ECE Colloquia on “Compressive Imaging with Learning Tomography.”