Donglai Wei

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I am a postdoctoral scholar with Hanspeter Pfister in SEAS at Harvard University.

I completed my Ph.D. in EECS at MIT, under the supervision of William Freeman. I received my undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Brown University, where I worked with Charles Lawrence, Erik Sudderth and Stuart Geman.

My research focuses on Biomedical Image Analysis and Video Understanding.

Journal Publications

Pulse-driven robot: Motion via Solitary Waves

Bolei Deng, Liyuan Chen, Donglai Wei, Vincent Tournat, Katia Bertoldi
Science Advances 2020

Video Enhancement with Task-Oriented Flow

Tianfan Xue, Baian Chen, Jiajun Wu, Donglai Wei, William T. Freeman
IJCV 2019

Motion Microscopy for Visualizing and Quantifying Small Motions

Neal Wadhwa, Justin G. Chen, Jonathan B. Sellon, Donglai Wei, Michael Rubinstein, Roozbeh Ghaffari, Dennis M. Freeman, Oral. Büyüköztürk, Pai Wang, Sijie Sun, Sung Hoon Kang, Katia Bertoldi, Fredo Durand, William T. Freeman
PNAS 2017

Deviation Magnification: Revealing Departures from Ideal Geometries

Neal Wadhwa, Tali Dekel, Donglai Wei, Fredo Durand, William T. Freeman
SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

RNAG: A New Gibbs Sampler for Predicting RNA Secondary Structure for Unaligned Sequences

Donglai Wei, Lauren Alpert and Charles Lawrence
Bioinformatics 2011
[Website] [Code]

Conference Publications

Consistent Recurrent Neural Networks for 3D Neuron Segmentation

Felix Gonda, Donglai Wei, Hanspeter Pfister
ISBI 2021

Two-Stream Active Query Suggestion for Large-Scale Object Detection in Connectomics

Zudi Lin, Donglai Wei, Won-Dong Jang, Siyan Zhou, Xupeng Chen, Xueying Wang, Richard L. Schalek, Daniel R. Berger, Brian Matejek, Lee D. Kamentsky, Adi Peleg, Daniel Haehn, Thouis R. Jones, Toufiq Parag, Jeff Lichtman, Hanspeter Pfister
ECCV 2020
[Website] [Code] [Dataset] [Supp]

MitoEM Dataset: Large-scale 3D Mitochondria Instance Segmentation from EM Images

Donglai Wei, Zudi Lin, Daniel Franco-Barranco, Nils Wendt, Xingyu Liu, Wenjie Yin, Xin Huang, Aarush Gupta, Won-Dong Jang, Xueying Wang, Ignacio Arganda-Carreras, Jeff Lichtman, Hanspeter Pfister
[Website] [Code] [Dataset]

Automated Measurement of Key Morphological Features of Human Embryos for IVF

Brian Leahy*, Won-Dong Jang*, Helen Yang*, Robbert Struyven, Donglai Wei, Zhe Sun, Kylie R. Lee, Charlotte Royston, Liz Cam, Yael Kalma, Foad Azem, Dalit Ben-Yosef, Hanspeter Pfister, Daniel Needleman
[Website] [Code]

Channel Embedding for Informative Protein Identification from Highly Multiplexed Images

Salma A. Magid, Won-Dong Jang, Denis Schapiro, Donglai Wei, James Tompkin, Peter Sorger, Hanspeter Pfister
[Website] [Code]

Super-BPD: Super Boundary-to-Pixel Direction for Fast Image Segmentation

Jianqiang Wan, Yang Liu, Donglai Wei, Xiang Bai, Yongchao Xu
CVPR 2020

A Topological Nomenclature for 3D Shape Analysis in Connectomics

Abhimanyu Talwar, Zudi Lin, Donglai Wei, Yuesong Wu, Bowen Zheng, Jinglin Zhao, Won-Don Jang, Xueying Wang, Jeff Lichtman, Hanspeter Pfister
CVPR 2020 Workshop: Computer Vision for Microscopy Image Analysis

Synapse-Aware Skeleton Generation for Neural Circuits

Brian Matejek, Donglai Wei, Xueying Wang, Jinglin Zhao, Kálmán Palágyi, Hanspeter Pfister
[Website] [Code] [Video] [Supp]

Biologically-Constrained Graphs for Global Connectomics Reconstruction

Brian Matejek, Daniel Haehn, Haidong Zhu, Donglai Wei, Toufiq Parag, Hanspeter Pfister
CVPR 2019
[Website] [Code] [Poster] [Supp]

Parallel Separable 3D Convolution for Video and Volumetric Data Understanding

Felix Gonda, Donglai Wei, Toufiq Parag, Hanspeter Pfister
BMVC 2018

Detecting Synapse Location and Connectivity by Signed Proximity Estimation and Pruning with Deep Nets

Toufiq Parag, Daniel Berger, Lee Kamentsky, Benedikt Staffler, Donglai Wei, Moritz Helmstaedter, Jeff W. Lichtman, Hanspeter Pfister
ECCV 2018 Workshop: Bioimage Computing

Learning and Using the Arrow of Time

Donglai Wei, Joseph Lim, Andrew Zisserman, Wlliam T. Freeman
CVPR 2018
[Website] [Code] [Dataset] [Extension]

Mining Visual Evolution in 21 Years of Web Design

Ali Jahanian, Philip Isola, Donglai Wei
CHI Extended Abstracts 2017

Understanding Intra-Class Knowledge inside CNN

Donglai Wei, Bolei Zhou, Antonio Torralba, William T. Freeman
arxiv 2015
[Website] [Code] []

A Data-driven Regularization Model for Stereo and Flow

Donglai Wei, Ce Liu, William T. Freeman
3DV 2014 [Oral]

Seeing the Arrow of Time

Lindsey Pickup, Zheng Pan, Donglai Wei, Yichang Shih, Changshui Zhang, Andrew Zisserman, Bernhard Schölkopf, William T. Freeman
CVPR 2014

Video Representation Using Temporal Superpixels

Jason Chang, Donglai Wei, John Fisher III
CVPR 2013
[Code] [Video]

Learning Deformations with Parallel Transport

Donglai Wei, Dahua Lin, John Fisher III
ECCV 2012


MitoEM Challenge: Large-scale 3D Mitochondria Instance Segmentation

Donglai Wei, Zudi Lin, Daniel Franco-Barranco, Wenjie Yin, Won-Dong Jang, Xueying Wang, Ignacio Arganda-Carreras, Jeff Lichtman, Hanspeter Pfister
ISBI Challenge 2021

RibFrac Challenge: Rib Fracture Detection and Classification

Jiancheng Yang, Xiaoyang Huang, Kaiming Kuang, Jiajun Chen, Liang Jin, Donglai Wei, Ming Li, Bingbing Ni
MICCAI Challenge 2020


Short Bio

daqing guangzhou Born and grown up in China
tsinghua brown mit mit Gradually became lost, ignorant but arrogant
Jesus Born again