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Multimedia, Interaction, and Communication (MIC)

The Multimedia, Interaction, and Communication (MIC) group extends the state of the art of multimedia technologies involving audio, visual, haptic, and other natural signals, comprising acquisition, representation, analysis, compression, transmission, synthesis, and rendering. We apply our expertise in computer vision, acoustics, multimedia signal processing, and information coding to improve people's experience in interacting with each other and with machines.

The applications the MIC group has been working on are immersive human-human telecommunications, human-robot interaction, augmented reality, multimedia retrieval, etc.

The MIC group is the successor of the Communication and Collaboration Systems group. Please visit for our earlier work.

The MIC group is managed by Zhengyou Zhang.

Below is a group picture taken from the 2013 summer party:

MIC Group Photo 2013


2013 Interns

  • Yury Degtyarev (St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University, Russia)
  • Francisco Roberto Gómez Fernández (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Mar González Franco (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
  • Keita Higuchi (University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Jia-Bin Huang (UIUC)
  • Jeesok Lee (Yonsei University, South Korea)
  • Chi Li (Johns Hopkins)
  • Josiah Manson (University of Texas A&M)
  • Ha Nguyen (UIUC)
  • Bernardino Romera Paredes (UCL, UK)
  • Xuehan Xiong (CMU)
  • Atulya Yellepeddi (MIT)
  • Gang Yu (NTU, Singapore)