Jiebo Luo invited to become Member of Academia Europaea

June 27, 2022

Professor Jiebo Luo of Computer Science was successful in the competitive membership election process of the pan-European Academy of Humanities, Law, and Sciences. He will join the Informatics Section of the Academy. 

The Academia Europaea was founded in 1988, on the initiative of the UK's Royal Society and other National Academies in Europe. Academia Europaea is the only Europe-wide Academy with individual membership (~5000) from Council of Europe states and other nations across the world. It is an organization of eminent, individual scientists and scholars, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The Academy organizes meetings and workshops, provides scientific and scholarly advice and publishes the international journal 'European Review'.

Based on the sustained academic excellence in his field, the primary criterion for membership, as well as significant Europe-wide activities, Luo was nominated and successfully elected for the period 2022/2023. Luo has worked on computer vision, NLP, machine learning, data mining, computational social science, and digital health. He has published extensively in these fields with a current h-index of 107.  He is the current Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and has served as general chair and program chair of leading computer vision and multimedia conferences. Professor Luo is a Fellow of ACM, AAAI, IEEE, SPIE, and IAPR, and has received major technical achievement awards from ACM and IEEE.