Tiancheng Zhi

Research Scientist at ByteDance
Email: tiancheng.zhi@bytedance.com
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About Me


Qingyan AI Photo (轻颜AI写真), 2023
Create personalized photorealistic portraits in 20 minutes, with 5-20 images
TikTok AI Avatar, 2023
Create AIGC profile pictures from 3-10 photos in minutes
TikTok AI Portrait, 2022
Sticker effect creating AIGC portrait in seconds with one single selfie
TikTok Avatar, 2022
Personalized 3D avatar with realtime expression tracking


FG-Net: Facial Action Unit Detection with Generalizable Pyramidal Features
Yufeng Yin, Di Chang, Guoxian Song, Shen Sang, Tiancheng Zhi, Jing Liu, Linjie Luo, Mohammad Soleymani
IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2024.
AgileAvatar: Stylized 3D Avatar Creation via Cascaded Domain Bridging
Shen Sang, Tiancheng Zhi, Guoxian Song, Minghao Liu, Chunpong Lai, Jing Liu, Xiang Wen, James Davis, Linjie Luo
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Conference (SIGGRAPH Asia Conference Track), 2022.
Learning Continuous Implicit Representation for Near-Periodic Patterns
Bowei Chen, Tiancheng Zhi, Martial Hebert, Srinivasa G. Narasimhan
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2022.
[Paper] [Code]
Semantically Supervised Appearance Decomposition for Virtual Staging from a Single Panorama
Tiancheng Zhi, Bowei Chen, Ivaylo Boyadzhiev, Sing Bing Kang, Martial Hebert, Srinivasa G. Narasimhan
ACM Transactions on Graphics (SIGGRAPH Journal Track), 2022.
[Paper] [Project] [Code]
TexMesh: Reconstructing Detailed Human Texture and Geometry from RGB-D Video
Tiancheng Zhi, Christoph Lassner, Tony Tung, Carsten Stoll, Srinivasa G. Narasimhan, Minh Vo
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2020.
[Paper] [Project] [Talk] [Data (please contact Minh Vo)]
Multispectral Imaging for Fine-Grained Recognition of Powders on Complex Backgrounds
Tiancheng Zhi, Bernardo R. Pires, Martial Hebert, Srinivasa G. Narasimhan
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2019.
Oral Presentation
[Paper] [Project] [Code] [SWIRPowder Dataset] [Supp] [Talk] [Poster]
Deep Material-aware Cross-spectral Stereo Matching
Tiancheng Zhi, Bernardo R. Pires, Martial Hebert, Srinivasa G. Narasimhan
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2018.
[Paper] [Project] [Code(v2)] [PittsStereo Dataset] [Supp] [Video] [Poster]
Real-time, Short-wave, Infrared Hyperspectral Conforming Imaging Sensor for the Detection of Threat Materials
Matthew P. Nelson, Shawna K. Tazik, Patrick J. Treado, Tiancheng Zhi, Srinivasa Narasimhan, Bernardo Pires, Martial Hebert
SPIE Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging, 2018.
Two-stage Pooling of Deep Convolutional Features for Image Retrieval
Tiancheng Zhi, Ling-Yu Duan, Yitong Wang, Tiejun Huang
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2016.
[Paper] [Poster]


Add Me to the Painting
Tiancheng Zhi, Yanzhe Yang
Artificial Intelligence: Representation and Problem Solving Course, 2016.
Understanding Neural Representations in Early Visual Areas using Convolutional Neural Networks
Yimeng Zhang, Corentin Massot, Tiancheng Zhi, George Papandreou, Alan Yuille, Tai Sing Lee
Neuroscience (SfN), 2016.


  • TA   15-463 Computational Photography (Fall 2019) at CMU
  • TA   15-463 Computational Photography (Fall 2017) at CMU
  • TA   Introduction to Computer Systems (Fall 2014) at PKU