Sophia Erbo Li

  • Senior R&D Engineer — Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality at EON
  • Irvine, California, United States
  • Computer Software

Previous positions

  • Software Engineer — Computer Vision / Augmented Reality at AUGMATE
  • Research Assistant — Machine Learning at High-level vision lab,Columbia University

Education

Columbia University – Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, M.S., Computer Science

Public Profile

Background

Experience

  • Senior R&D Engineer — Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality

    EON Reality

    April 2013 – Present(6 years 6 months)CA

    •Designed and set up the Interactive Dome System (3D tracking, motion chair, 3D contents on curve screen, video compression, etc) •Developed games on multiple platforms (CAVE, mobile, HMDs, AR glasses, etc). •Developed VR/AR interactive contents for education, edutainment, industrial training, sports, etc. •Developed applications for Internet of Things

  • Software Engineer — Computer Vision / Augmented Reality

    AUGMATE

    May 2012 – March 2013(10 months)

    •Developed several AR apps on Android (mobile and AR glasses) •Improved real time face recognition on Windows and Android •Designed LED lighting control system to optimize 3D object recognition

  • Research Assistant — Machine Learning

    High-level vision lab,Columbia University

    September 2011 – December 2011(3 months)

    “Data Mining and Video Analysis” •Implemented video analysis, image clustering, classification, matching and data mining

  • Research Assistant — Computer Vision

    CAVE computer vision lab, Columbia University

    June 2011 – December 2011(6 months)

    “Camera Design and Image processing” •Conducted experiments to extend the depth of field on camera, optimized deblurring, demosaicing and white balance for image recovery from camera sensor •Implemented large scale image processing, and conducted data analysis for face recognition

  • Research Asistant — Machine Learning

    National Lab of Pattern Recognition, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    January 2010 – June 2010(5 months)

    •Conducted experiments for image segmentation by color recognition, graph-cut, LDA and KLDA •Optimized image processing speed by K-means, PCA and SVM

Education

  • Columbia University – Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

    M.S., Computer Science

    2010 – 2012

  • Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications

    B.S, Computer Science

    2006 – 2010

Publications

  • Interactive Theater-sized Dome Design for Edutainment and Immersive Training

    Virtual Reality International Conference, Laval Virtual 2014

    February 2014

    Authors (9):
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • David Yazhou Huang,
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • Sophia Erbo Li
  • Image Projective Invariants

    IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence

    2018

    Authors (1):
    • Sophia Erbo Li

Patents

  • Interactive Dome

    us 14/000,000
    Inventors (4):
    • David Yazhou Huang,
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • Jan Kjällström,
  • Augmented Reality Interaction

    us 15/000,000
    Inventors (3):
    • Jan Kjällström,
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • David Yazhou Huang
  • Video Streaming on mobile

    us 16/000,000
    Inventors (2):
    • David Yazhou Huang,
    • Sophia Erbo Li
  • Mixed Reality

    us 16/000,000
    Inventors (2):
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • David Yazhou Huang
  • Interactive Dome tracking

    us
    Inventors (2):
    • Sophia Erbo Li,
    • David Yazhou Huang

Skills & Expertise

  • Matlab
  • Computer Graphics
  • C#
  • Computer Vision
  • Image Processing
  • Python
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • C
  • Virtual Reality
  • C++
  • Android
  • Augmented Reality
  • Java