Yalin Wang

Yalin WangAssociate Professor Yalin Wang joined Arizona State University in 2010. Before joining ASU, he was a key investigator of Center for Computational Biology at University of California, Los Angeles. Between 2004 and 2008, he was a cofounder and the CTO of Geometric Informatics, Inc., a NIST Advanced Technology Program Award recipient. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers.



Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, 2002
M.S., Computer Science, Tsinghua University, China, 1996
B.S., Computer Science, Tsinghua University, China, 1994

Research interests

Computer vision, medical imaging, computer graphics, geometric modeling, statistical pattern recognition

Honors and awards

  • Best visualization software tool in software competition at UCLA Center for Computational Biology, “Automated Brain Sulcal Detection Tool & Conformal Spherical Analysis Tool,” 2006

Key activities

  • Co-organizer of Mini-Symposium “Mathematics for Brain Mapping” in Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2006