Yezhou Yang, Ph.D

Assistant Professor


    Yezhou Yang, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE), Arizona State University (ASU), directing the Active Perception Group (APG). He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2013 and 2015 respectively. Prior to that, he obtained a B.Eng. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Zhejiang University, China. His primary research focus is in Computer Vision and Robot Vision, especially exploring visual primitives in interpreting peoples’ actions and the scene’s geometry from visual input, grounding them by natural language as well as high-level reasoning over the primitives for intelligent systems. His research mainly focuses on solutions to visual learning, which significantly reduces the time to program intelligent agents. He is a recipient of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2011, Verisk AI faculty award, and the NSF CAREER award in 2018.