Anyi Rao is a Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford with Maneesh Agrawala. He has research experiences at Meta Reality Lab, Vector Institute, University of Toronto, and Hong Kong University. He studies human-centered AI for creativity and multimodality, with focuses on intelligent video editing and creation, video semantic and cinematic analysis, aiming to build connections between AI and humans for collaborative intelligence. He received his Ph.D. at MMLab in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he is a recipient of the Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship. He assumes a leading role in the organization of the Creative Video Editing and Understanding Workshop at ICCV23, ECCV22, ICCV21. His work has been selected as one of the Most Influential Papers by Paper Digest. He also serves as the program committee member for CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, SIGGRAPH, CHI, UIST, NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, AAAI, IJCAI, and ACMMM.