Qiang Yang

Qiang Yang

On Leave at WeBank
Chair Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


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    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST
    Clearwater Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  qyang at cse . ust . hk

    Research Interests:

  • Artificial Intelligence: Transfer Learning, Machine Learning, Planning, Data Mining

     Online Publication List | Google Scholar | HKUST Library | Transfer Learning Survey, Software and Data Resources

    Positions and Education:

  • 2018 - Present: Chief AI Officer, WeBank, Chair Professor at HKUST
  • 2015 - 2018: CSE Department Head, University New Bright Professor of Engineering and Chair Professor, Founding Director, HKUST Big Data Institute, Founding Director, Wechat-HKUST Joint Lab on AI (WHATLAB), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • 2012 - 2014, Founding Director, Huawei Noah Ark Research Lab
  • 2001- 2012: HKUST: Full Professor (2007 - ) Associate Department Head (PG and Research)  (2011 - 2012), Postgraduate Coordinator (2007-2009), Associate Professor, 2001-2007,  Founding Co-Director of RMBI Program HKUST (2007-2011)
  • 1995 - 2001: NSERC Industry Research Chair (1995-2001), Associate/Full Professor at Simon Fraser University, BC Canada (1995 - 2001)
  • 1989 - 1995:  Assistant/Associate Professor, Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont. Canada 
  • 1999 - 2000: Visiting Researcher at Microsoft Research China and University of Washington, USA
  • Laboratory Affiliations: AI and Databases

     Professional Society Fellowship:

    • AAAI Fellow (2013 - ) Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intellignece
      • for significant contributions to AI Planning, Data Mining and Case-based Reasoning
    • AAAS Fellow (2012 - ) American Association for the Advancement of Science
      • for significant contributions to Data Mining, Learning and Planning: theory, applications, and services 
    • IAPR Fellow (2012 -) International Association of Pattern Recognition
      • for significant contributions to Data Mining and Transfer Learning
    • IEEE Fellow (2009 - ) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
      • for Significant Contributions to the Understanding and Application of Intelligent Planning, Learning and Data Mining
    • ACM Fellow (2017 - ) Association of Computing Machinery, for contributions to Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining.  Link to ACM Page