Xinyu Shi

Xinyu Shi

石新羽 | CS PhD Student

University of Waterloo

Hi! I am a second-year Ph.D. student in the WatVis Research Group, affiliated with the WaterlooHCI lab at University of Waterloo in Canada, advised by Prof. Jian Zhao. My research interests include Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization. I received my bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from Xiamen University in China.

Outside of research, I am keen on exploring new possibilities in my life. I am a beginner of skiing and rock climbing. I enjoy travelling and hope to mark every national parks in the world.

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Human-AI Co-Creation
  • Creativity Support Tool
  • University of Waterloo Sept. 2021 - present

    Ph.D. in Computer Science

  • Xiamen University Sept. 2016 - Jun. 2020

    B.Eng. in Software Engineering

  • [2022/09] One paper is submitted to CHI'23.
  • [2022/06] FeMaSR is accepted by ACM MM 2022 and selected as Oral Presentation (Top 5%).
  • [2022/05] I am officially transferred from M.Math to Ph.D. program.
  • [2021/09] I am fortunate to receive the 2021 Vector Scholarship from Vector Institute.


Real-World Blind Super-Resolution via Feature Matching with Implicit High-Resolution Priors

In Proceedings of the 2022 ACM International Conference on Multimedia (In Press).
Key Words: Low-level Computer Vision, Super Resolution, Generative Model
PDF Cite Code    Oral (5%) MM'22

Teaching American Sign Language in Mixed Reality

In Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, Vol. 4, No. 4, Article 152, 2020 (Present at Ubicomp 2021).
Key Words: Wearable Techique, Mixed Reality, Motion Tracking
PDF Cite Video   Ubicomp'21

Accurate and Fast Classification of Foot Gestures for Virtual Locomotion

In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (pp. 178-189).
Key Words: Wearable Technique, Virtual Reality, Gesture Recognition
PDF Cite Video   ISMAR'19