Baining Guo is a Distinguished Scientist with Microsoft Corporation and Assistant Managing Director of Microsoft Research Asia, where he also serves as the head of the computer graphics lab. Prior to joining Microsoft in 1999, Baining was a senior staff researcher with Intel Research in Santa Clara, California. Baining received his PhD and MS degrees from Cornell University, and his BS from Beijing University. He is a fellow of ACM, IEEE, and Canadian Academy of Engineering.
Baining works in computer graphics and computer vision. His interests span most aspects of computer graphics, with an emphasis on statistical modeling of texture and appearance, GPU-based rendering, and geometric modeling. He has also worked on image understanding and video analysis. He was on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Elsevier Journal of Computer and Graphics, and IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. He has also served on program committees of most major graphics and visualization conferences, including ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM SIGGRAPH Asia, and IEEE Visualization. In 2014, he was the technical papers chair of ACM SIGGRAPH Asia. Dr. Guo has over 50 US patents.