|Yang Yang (杨阳)|
Center for Future Media
School of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Dr Yang Yang is a professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC). He obtained his PhD degree (2013) from the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia (co-supervised by Prof Heng Tao Shen and Prof Xiaofang Zhou), Master degree (2009) from Peking University and Bachelor degree (2006) from Jilin University. Before joining UESTC, he worked as a Research Fellow at National University of Singapore (NUS), collaborated with Prof Tat-Seng Chua (2012 - 2014), and as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Queensland (2014). Yang Yang received the best paper award at the 25th ACM International Conference on Multimedia, the World's FIRST 10K Best Paper Award – Platinum Award from the 18th IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo, the best student paper award from the 21st ACM International Conference on Multimedia, the best paper award honorable mention at ACM SIGIR 2016, the best paper award at Australasian Database Conference 2017, the best paper award from the 14th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, and the best paper runner-up award from the 21st International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling. His current research interests mainly focus on multimedia search, social media analysis and machine learning.
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