Tel: (650) 331-0606
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, 1996
Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 1997
PhD in Electrical Engineering. 2004.
Dissertation: Analysis, Synthesis, and Retargeting of Facial Expressions
Thesis advisor: Chris Bregler
The interdisciplinary area of computer vision, graphics and machine learning, in particular the modeling of human facial expressions, body motion and its application to animation, human computer interaction and communications.
UC Santa Cruz, Computer Science, Research Associate, Sep 2005 – present
Vsee Lab, Consultant, summer 2004 - present
Startup focused on video conferencing and distance learning.
Computer vision and animation, including facial expression tracking, 3D shape reconstruction, analysis of facial expressions using statistical models, motion retargeting, and cartoon tracking.
Hewlett Packard Corp., Intern Researcher, summer 2003
Computer vision algorithm for 3D immersive video conference application.
Disney Feature Animation, Consultant, summer 2002
Digital Human Project: 3D capture, modeling, and animation of human face.
Hewlett Packard Corp., ASIC Design Engineer, 1998 - 1999
Design for a mix-signal chip for wireless home network application.
MIT Speech Communication Lab, Research Asistant, 1995 - 1997
Research in acoustics and voice modeling for speech recognition and speech synthesis.
IBM, Microelectronics Division, Intern,
- ASIC design for real-time video scaler, 6/1996 – 1/1997
- Performance evaluation for PC memory subsystem, summer 1995
- Circuit design for DRAM chips, summer 1994
E. Chuang, “Analysis, Synthesis
and Retargeting of Facial Expressions”, Ph.D Thesis,
J. Davis, M. Agrawala,
E. Chuang and C. Bregler, "Head Emotion",
E. Chuang, H. Deshpande, C. Bregler, “Facial Expression Space Learning”, Pacific Graphics, 2002.
C. Bregler, L. Loeb, E. Chuang, and H. Deshpande, “Turning to the Masters: Cartoon capture and retargeting”, SIGGRAPH 2002.
E. Chuang and C. Bregler, “Performance driven facial animation using blendshape interpolation”, Stanford University Computer Science Technical Report, CS-TR-2002-02, April 2002.
H. M. Hanson and E. S. Chuang, “Glottal characteristics of male speakers: Acoustic correlates and comparison with female speakers”, Journal of Acoustic Society of America, Aug. 1999.
J-Y Choi, E. Chuang, D. Gow, K. Kwong, S. Shattuck-Hufnagel, K. Stevens, and Y. Zhang, “Labeling a speech database with landmarks and features”, Journal of Acoustic Society of America, Conference Abstract, Nov. 1997.
E.S. Chuang, “Design and Implementation of a Real-Time Video and Graphics Scaler”, Master’s Thesis, MIT 1997.
SIGGRAPH, CVPR, ACM Multimedia, NPAR, Graphics Interface, Eurographics
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Tau Beta Pi – The Engineering Honor Society
Sigma Xi – The Scientific Research Society
The art, myth, and science of video conferencing
- Stanford University HCI seminar, March 2005
The past, present and future of video conferencing
- YangMing Rotary Club of Taipei, Taiwan, January, 2005
Analysis, synthesis, and retargeting of facial expressions
- Industrial Technology
- Hewlett Packard Corp, September 2003
Synthesizing believable facial expressions
Facial expression space learning