Michael Ying Yang

dr., Dr. habil.

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20092023

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Personal profile

Micheal Ying Yang received the PhD degree (summa cum laude) from University of Bonn in 2011. From 06/2016 until 03/2024, he was Assistant Professor at University of Twente, heading a group working on scene understanding. Since 03/2024, he is Professor of Visual Computing at University of Bath.

His research interests are in the fields of computer vision with specialization on scene understanding. He works on Multimodal Learning and Deep Generative Models in the recent years. He published over 100 articles in international journals and conference proceedings and co-supervise 5 PhD students. He serves as Associate Editor of ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, and recipient of the ISPRS President's Honorary Citation (2016) and Best Science Paper Award at BMVC 2016 and The Willem Schermerhorn Award (2021). He co-organized 12 workshops with CVPR/ICCV/ECCV, and is guest editor of 4 journal special issues. He is regularly serving as program committee member of conferences and reviewer for international journals.

Teaching

Activities in education

Main educational responsibilities are teaching topics on deep learning, scene understanding with UAVs, image processing, 3D modeling and photogrammetry.

Research interests

Activities in research

His research interests are in the fields of computer vision with specialization on scene understanding. He works on Multimodal Learning and Deep Generative Models in the recent years. He published over 100 papers in international journals and conference proceedings and co-supervise 4 PhD students. 

Current supervision (co-promoter) of PhD students in ITC:

Kun Li

Yao Wei

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Bonn

1 Aug 200816 Dec 2011

Award Date: 16 Dec 2011

Keywords

  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
  • computer vision
  • Deep learning
  • image processing
  • Artificial intelligence
  • machine learning

Artificial Intelligence Expert

  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Edge AI and Sensors

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