Short Bio

Luan Tran is currently a research scientist at Facebook Reality Labs.

Luan received Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University in 2019, under the supervision of Dr. Xiaoming Liu.

His major research interests are focusing on deep learning, machine learning, and their applications in computer vision.

In 2015, Luan graduated with a B.S. degree in Computer Science and awarded Michigan State University Board of Trustees’ Award as one of graduating seniors having the highest cumulative grade point averages.

Educations

2019

Doctor of Philosophy

in Computer Science
Michigan State University

2015

Bachelor of Science

in Computer Science
Michigan State University

Experience

Feb 2020 - Present

Research Scientist

Facebook Reality Labs
Facebook, Inc.

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Research Intern

Facebook Reality Labs
Facebook, Inc.

Aug 2015 - Dec 2019

Graduate Research Assistant

Computer Vision Lab
Michigan State University

May 2018 - Sep 2018

Researcher

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Summer Research Assistant

Media Analytics Department
NEC Labs America Inc

Jan 2015 - May 2015

Software Engineer Intern

Meijer, Inc.

May 2014 - May 2015

Undergraduate Research Assistant

3D Vision Lab
Michigan State University

Honors & Awards

2015

Michigan State University Board of Trustees's Award

Outstanding academic performance: Graduating seniors having the highest cumulative grade point averages

2014

First Prize in Microsoft Coding Competition at MSU

First Prize in Herzog Mathematics Competition

The Herzog competition is a long-standing tradition in MSU, in honor of Prof. Herzog, who devoted significant efforts to undergraduate education, in particular to prepare students for the Putnam exam.

2013

First Prize in Microsoft Coding Competition at MSU

First Prize in Herzog Mathematics Competition

The Herzog competition is a long-standing tradition in MSU, in honor of Prof. Herzog, who devoted significant efforts to undergraduate education, in particular to prepare students for the Putnam exam.

2011

Odon Vallet Scholarship

Prof. Odon Vallet is from Sorbonne University, France. He has received a large inheritance valued and decided to give the annual interest on this fortune to outstanding young researchers and college students in France and Vietnam.

2010

Second Prize in Vietnamese National Mathematics Olympiad