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Welcome to the Computational Vision and Learning Lab. This is the web site for Hongjing Lu's lab in the UCLA Psychology Department.

The Computational Vision and Learning (CVL) Lab

Franz 6550, Psychology Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 90095


Our research is generously funded by the National Science Foundation (BCS-0843880, BCS-1353391), ONR, AFOSR, and UCLA.


Position openings

Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral position in the lab of Dr. Hongjing Lu, Department of Psychology at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). This NSF-funded project will utilize computational and experimental approaches to study biological motion perception and understanding.

The ideal candidate would have extensive research experience in at least one of the following areas: visual psychophysics, computational modeling, and computer vision; a record of productivity; strong written and oral communication skills. Expertise in computational methods is preferred.

The position is for up to 2 years.  Salary is based on the standard NIH scale. Start date is flexible. Applicants should send a CV, one page research statement, and contact information for three references to hongjing@ucla.edu .


Lab News [news archive]

2014. 08 Alan Lee and Hongjing Lu won the 2014 "best paper" award from the journal of Attention, Perception & Psychophysics.
2014. 07 Alan Lee accepted a faculty position at Nanyang Technology Univ., Singapore. Congratulations, Alan!
2014. 06 Steven Thurman won the 2014 "best paper" award from the UCLA Psychology Dept.
2014. 05 Yujia Peng received the CSC fellowship. Congratulations, Yujia!
2014. 04 Congratulations to James Kubricht for receiving the NSF graduate student fellowship.
2014. 04 2 poster presentations accepted at Cognitive Science Meeting. (1) Powell, Merrick, Lu & Holyoak; (2) Bye, Nguyen, Lu, & Johnson.
2014. 02 2 poster presentations accepted at VSS. (1) Thurman & Lu; (2) Su, van Boxtel & Lu
2013. 08 Jeroen will join the faculty of Monash Univ, Australia. Congratulations Jeroen and good luck!
2013. 07 Alan Lee moved to Paris to start his postdoc with Prof. Mamassian. Congratulations Alan and good luck!
2013. 04 Congratulations to 1 oral presentation and 1 poster presentations accepted at Cognitive Science meeting. (1) Powell, Merrick, Lu & Holyoak; (2) Chen, Lu & Holyoak.
2013. 02 Congratulations to 3 oral and 2 poster presentations accepted at VSS. (1) Lu &Lee; (2) Thurman & Lu; (3) Lee & Lu; (4) van Boxtel & Lu; (5) Su & Lu.
2012. 12 Jeroen van Boxtel received the competitive Odysseus Grant. Congratulations. Jeroen!
2012. 06 Congratulations to Alan Lee for receiving the Dissertation year fellowship.
2012. 04 We are a top 10 finalist for the illusion contest at VSS. Congratulations to Steven Thurman! Demo
2012. 04 Congratulations to Alan Lee for receiving the VSS travel award.
2012. 03 Congratulations to our undergraduate RAs, Kimson Nguyne, Mariam Ter-Petrosyan and Angela Ninoyan, for presenting their research projects at the PURC conference.