Xiaoyan Sun received her B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 1997, 1999 and 2004, respectively. Since 2004, she has been with Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, where she is currently a lead researcher with Internet Media Group.
She enjoys doing research in the area of image processing, video coding, and computer vision. Her current research focuses on video analysis, vision-based and cloud-based image and video compression and processing.
Xiaoyan is a senior member of IEEE. She has authored or co-authored over 100 journal and conference papers, 10 proposals to standards and filed 7 granted patents. As a co-author, she got the best paper award in IEEE T-CSVT 2009.