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About Ju Shen

Dr. Ju Shen was born and raised in Tianjin, China, and attended the University of Birmingham in United Kingdom, graduating with M.Sc. in computer science in 2006. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky in 2014, under the leadership of Prof. S.-C Cheung. Besides academia, he spent several years in industry, including software development, at B4U Media (Birmingham, UK, 2006-2008) and research at Hewlett-Packard R&D Lab (Palo Alto, CA, 2012). He is now an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and regularly teaches courses on Interactive Media and Artificial Intelligence. Recently, he led the renovation and furnishing of our state-of-the-art virtual reality laboratory, now named Interactive Visual Media Lab (IVIDIA).

Dr. Ju Shen’s research is in the areas of computer vision, graphics, and image processing. His recent research efforts have been focused on designing and building interactive systems on visual media for different applications, such as virtual reality, video gaming.


2014 - Present Assistant Professor, University of Dayton Department of Computer Science
Present Director of Interactive Visual Media, University of Dayton
2010 - 2014 Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Kentucky
2012 - 2013 Research Associate, Hewlett-Packard ‐ R&D Lab


2017 UD STEM Catalyst Grants
University of Dayton
2015 - 2017 Research Council Seed Grants
University of Dayton
2015 - 2017 Summer Research Fellowships
University of Dayton
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - Present Senior Member, IEEE
2016 Publicity Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
2016 Program Chair/Editor, Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference
2015 Session Chair, CAD/Graphics
2015 TPC Member, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing
2015 Session Committee, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo
2015 Area Co-Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia
2014 TPC Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo
2014 Co-Chair, International Workshop on Wireless Vehicular Networks
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  • CPS 480 & CPS 580 Artificial Intelligence
  • CPS 465 & CPS 592 Interactive Media


2014 Ph.D., University of Kentucky
2006 M.Sc., University of Birmingham

Contact Information

Phone: 937-229-2195


Articles (15)

Conference papers (22)