"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein  


  Bio

Professional Activities
- Reviewer, Journal of Pattern Recognition Letters (link), 2010 - present
- Reviewer, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (TIP) (link), 2011 - present
- Reviewer, Journal of Signal Processing (link), 2012 - present
- Reviewer, Journal of Image and Vision Computing (link), (2012 - present)
- Reviewer, IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intell. (TPAMI) (link), 2012 - present
- Reviewer, Journal of Computers (link), 2013 - present
- Reviewer, IEEE IET Computer Vision (link), 2013 - present
- Reviewer, Journal of Pattern Recognition Research (link), 2014 - present
- Reviewer, Journal of Pattern Recognition (link), 2014 - present
- Reviewer, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Review (link), 2014 - present
- Reviewer, International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Japan, 2012
- Reviewer, International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Greece, 2013

Professional Activities
- Chair, Montreal Chapter IEEE SMCS, Jan. 2011 – Apr. 2011
- Vice Chair, Montreal Chapter IEEE SMCS, Jun. 2010 – Dec. 2010
- Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2008–present
- Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), 2013–present
- Member of Canadian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Society (CIPPRS)
- Member of International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR)

Working Experience
- Full-time Reseach Scientist (postdoc) at Cylab Biometrics Center, CMU, Sep. 2011 - present
- Research Visiting at CyLab Biometrics Center, CMU, Apr. 2011 - Aug. 2011
- Research Assistant of CENPARMI, Concordia University, Canada, Jan. 2008 - 2013
- Research Assistant, University of Natural Sciences, HCM City, Vietnam, 2005 - 2007

Honors and Awards
- Nominated for the Governor General Gold Medal (the Best thesis award) in Canada, 2014
- Best Poster Awards at BTAS, Washington DC, 2012
- Best Poster Awards at BTAS, Washington DC, 2011
- Carnegie Institute of Technology Dean's Tuition Fellowship (Sep. 2012-)
- Special Scholarship for New High - Caliber Ph.D Students, Sep. 2010 - Aug. 2011
- Dominic d'Alessandro Fellowship, Canada, Sep. 2010 - Aug. 2011
- Concordia University Graduate Fellowship, Canada, Sep. 2011 - Aug. 2012
- Special Scholarship for New High - Caliber Ph.D Students, Sept. 1st, 2009 - Aug. 31th, 2010

- Nominated for "The Best Master Thesis Awards", 2009
- Scholarship of Vietnam Government for Graduated Students, 2008 - 2010
- The 1st Award, "ICT - Light the Hope" Program, Vietnamese Government, to help Disabled Children, 2007
- The 2nd Award, "Vietnamese Talents" Competition, Hanoi
, Vietnam, 2007
- The 1st Award, "VIFOTEC Award" (Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technology), 2005
- The 1st Award, Nationwide Student’s Research Competition
, 2005
- Scholarship, Paragon Solution Vietnam (PSV) Software Company, Vietnam, 2004
- Scholarship of TMA Software Company
, Vietnam, 2004

Patents
- K. Luu, K. Seshadri and M. Savvides, "Face Age-Estimation and Methods, Systems, and Software Therefor", United States Patent US 20140099029 A1, 04/2014.
- S. Bendapudi, K. Luu and M. Savvides, “A New Illumination Approach to Face Image Relighting”, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012. (Pending)
- K. Luu, S. Venugopalan, H. N. Le and M. Savvides, "SCFA", Carnegie Mellon University, 2012. (Pending)
- H. N. Le, K. Luu and M. Savvides, “SparCLeS: Dynamic L1 sparse Classifiers with Level Sets for Robust Beard.Moustache Detection and Segmentation”, Carnegie Mellon University, 2013. (Pending)




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