Cuixia Ma
Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Address: 4# South Fourth Street, Zhong Guan Cun, Beijing 100190, P.R. China 
Postcode: 100190

Research Areas

Prof. Ma's research interests include theories and interaction techniques in Multi-modal Interaction, Sketch-based interaction and Intelligent processing of visual media. She has made progress in fields including information representation, key interaction technologies of sketch- based interface in typical application domains. She has published over 90 papers on important journals and conferences, including CVPR、ECCV、 ACM TOMM、IEEE TMM、IEEE TASE、IEEE CG&A、CGF、IEEE VAST, etc. She won 2019 Newton Prize. She was awarded grants from the ISCAS Fund(Institute of software, Chinese Academy of Sciences ) for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2012. 


Cuixia Ma is a professor in Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences. She also holds a faculty position in State Key Laboratory of Computer Science. She manages the Sketch & Visual analysis research group in Intelligence Engineering Lab. Dr. Ma received her BS and MS in Computer Science from Shan Dong University in 1997 and 2000. She received her PhD in Computer Science from Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2003. She was supported by United States National Academy of Sciences to be a visiting scholar of Department of Computer Science in Naval Postgraduate School ,USA(2005-2006).


·     Newton Prize (UK), 2019

·     Zhu Li Yuehua Excellent Teacher Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2016

·     Science and Technology Award in Beijing, First Prize, 2015

·     Outstanding Young Talent of Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2012



- Six most representative publications in recent five years

1.     Liu, Fang, Changqing Zou, Xiaoming Deng, Ran Zuo, Yu-Kun Lai, Cuixia Ma*, Yong-Jin Liu, Hongan Wang. SceneSketcher: Fine-Grained Image Retrieval with Scene Sketches. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), pp. 718-734. Springer, Cham, 2020.

2.     Xiaobing Du, Cuixia Ma*, Guanhua Zhang, Jinyao Li, Yu-Kun Lai, Guozhen Zhao, Xiaoming Deng, Yong-Jin Liu and Hongan Wang. An Efficient LSTM Network for Emotion Recognition from Multichannel EEG Signals, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2020.

3.     Fang Liu, Xiaoming Deng, Yu-Kun Lai, Yong-Jin Liu, Cuixia Ma*, Hongan Wang. SketchGAN: Joint Sketch Completion and Recognition with Generative Adversarial Network IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2019.

4.     Cuixia Ma*, Jian-Cheng Song, Qian Zhu, Kevin Maher, Zeyuan Huang, Hongan Wang. EmotionMap: Visual Analysis of Video Emotional Content on a Map. Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST), 2020,35(3):576-591.

5.     Cuixia Ma*, Yong-Jin Liu, Guozheng Zhao, Hongan Wang. Visualizing and Analyzing Video Content With Interactive Scalable Maps[J]. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2016, 18(11):1-13. 

6.     Yong-jin Liu, Cuixia Ma*,Guozhen Zhao, Xiaolan Fu, Hongan Wang, Guozhong Dai, Lexing Xie, An Interactive SpiralTape Video Summarization, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2016, 18(7):1-14.


1.     Cuixia Ma, Xiaobing Du, Jinyao Li, Hongan Wang(2020). An emotion recognition method and electronic device based on multi-channel EEG data

2.     Cuixia Ma, Liu Fang, Ran Zuo, Xiaoming Deng, Hongan Wang(2020). A fine-grained image retrieval method and device based on scene sketch

3.    Cuixia Ma, Liu Fang, Xiaoming Deng, Hongan Wang(2019). A sketch completion and recognition method and device based on Generative Adversarial Networks

4.    Cuixia Ma, Qian Zhu, Jiancheng Song,Hongan Wang(2019). A method and system of video emotion analysis and visualization based on metaphor map

 5.  Cuixia Ma, Dongxin Teng, Meijuan Ni, Qi Zhan, Ruri Wen, Hongan Wang(2012). A spiral-tape video summarization method based on video content