Jian Ren

I am a Research Scientist working in the Creative Vision group at Snap Inc. Before joining Snap Inc., I worked as a Research Intern at Adobe, Snap Inc., and Bytedance Research.

I got a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at Rutgers University under the supervision of Professor David J. Foran and Professor Manish Parashar in 2019, and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Science and Technology of China in 2014.

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[Internship/Collaboration Opportunities] We are always looking for self-motivated interns.
Research

I'm interested in computer vision, machine learning, high-performance computing, deep learning, and generative adversarial networks.

lottery Lottery Ticket Implies Accuracy Degradation, Is It a Desirable Phenomenon?
Ning Liu, Geng Yuan, Zhengping Che, Xuan Shen, Xiaolong Ma, Qing Jin,
Jian Ren, Jian Tang, Sijia Liu, Yanzhi Wang
ICML, 2021
arXiv / PDF

Flow Guided Transformable Bottleneck Networks for Motion Retargeting
Jian Ren, Menglei Chai, Oliver Woodford, Kyle Olszewski, Sergey Tulyakov
CVPR, 2021
arXiv / PDF

Motion Representations for Articulated Animation
Aliaksandr Siarohin, Oliver Woodford, Jian Ren, Menglei Chai, Sergey Tulyakov
CVPR, 2021
Project / arXiv / code / PDF / YouTube

compression_gan Teachers Do More Than Teach: Compressing Image-to-Image Models
Qing Jin, Jian Ren, Oliver J. Woodford, Jiazhuo Wang, Geng Yuan, Yanzhi Wang,
Sergey Tulyakov
CVPR, 2021
Project / arXiv / code / PDF

A Good Image Generator Is What You Need for High-Resolution Video Synthesis
Yu Tian, Jian Ren, Menglei Chai, Kyle Olszewski, Xi Peng, Dimitris N. Metaxas,
Sergey Tulyakov
ICLR, 2021   (Spotlight)
Project / OpenReview / arXiv / code / PDF / Talk & Slides

smil SMIL: Multimodal learning with severely missing modality
Mengmeng Ma, Jian Ren, Long Zhao, Sergey Tulyakov, Cathy Wu, and Xi Peng
AAAI, 2021
arXiv / code / YouTube / PDF

Neural Hair Rendering
Menglei Chai, Jian Ren, Sergey Tulyakov
ECCV, 2020
arXiv / PDF

Human Motion Transfer from Poses in the Wild
Jian Ren, Menglei Chai, Sergey Tulyakov, Chen Fang, Xiaohui Shen, Jianchao Yang
ECCV Workshop, 2020
arXiv / PDF

bestframe Best Frame Selection in a Short Video
Jian Ren, Xiaohui Shen, Zhe Lin, Radomir Mech
WACV, 2020
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