Yezhou Yang, an assistant professor in computer science and engineering, earned his Ph.D. in computer science in 2015 from the University of Maryland at College Park. His dissertation research on computational tools and the underlying mechanisms of robotic manipulation actions has been featured in MIT Technology Review, IEEE Spectrum, Time magazine and the Washington Post. Yang’s research interests also include computer vision, autonomous intelligent robots and artificial intelligence.
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, 2015
M.S. Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, 2013
B.E. Computer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 2010
Cognitive robotics, computer vision, robot perception, manipulation actions, vision and language
Honors and awards
- Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2011
- UMD CS Department Dean’s Fellowship Award and the Microsoft Research Asia Young Researcher Scholarship 2009