supervisors of Ph.D. candidates:
Prof. Song Xiao was born in Xi’an, Shaanxi province. She obtained her Ph.D degree in communication and information system from Xidian University in 2004. Now she is professor and Ph.D advisor of department of communication engineering in Xidian University. She is the member of IEEE, SPIE and Image and Graph Institute of Shaanxi province. From January to February 2005, she went to Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea to carry out a short term international cooperation. From 2006 to 2007, she was a postdoctor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California, United States.
She has published more than 60 papers in international kernel journals and conferences such as Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, IEICE Transactions on Communication, Science in China, Chinese Journal of Electronics, ICIP etc. Among them, 7 was indexed by SCI, 53 were indexed by EI and 19 by ISTP. She earned the second-class of "Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award” twice, the second-class of "National Defense Science and Technology Progress Prize” once and the first-class of “Science and Technology Award of Education Ministry” once.
Her research interests are in the fields of network coding, image/video coding, joint source channel coding, multimedia communication systems, robust image and video transmission etc.