SAIL in Sea

A challenge-driven AI research team


A global consumer internet company

Prof. Yan

AAAI FELLOW 2022: For significant contributions to deep learning architectures and computer vision

Our Mission


Focus on crucial practical demands, dig deep in AI fundamental research, dedicated to improve people’s lives

Research Areas

Research Areas

In order to better human lives, our research focuses on challenging tasks

Recent Progress & Projects

Recent Progress & Projects

Our team is engaging in exciting research projects



Our passionate team has published many papers in conferences and journals

Open Source

Open Source

Open source community of stimulating creativity in solving problems

SAIL Leadership


Prof. Yan Shuicheng

Prof. Yan Shuicheng is currently director of Sea AI Lab (SAIL) and group chief scientist of Sea, building SAIL from zero. He is a Fellow of Academy of Engineering, Singapore, AAAI Fellow, ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow. His research areas include computer vision, machine learning and multimedia analysis. Till now, he has published over 600 papers in top international journals and conferences, with H-index 120+. He had been among “Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers” in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Prof. Yan’s team has received winner or honorable-mention prizes for 10 times of two core competitions, Pascal VOC and ImageNet (ILSVRC), which are deemed as “World Cup” in the computer vision community. Also his team won over 10 best paper or best student paper prizes and especially, a grand slam in ACM MM, the top conference in multimedia, including Best Paper Award three times, Best Student Paper Award twice and Best Demo Award once.


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