Angela YAO

Assistant Professor
P.hD. (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, 2012)
M.Sc. (Biomedical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, 2008)
B.ASc. (Engineering Science, University of Toronto, Canada, 2006)
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Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Media

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning


Dr Angela Yao has joined the Department of Science on 1 October 2018 as an Assistant Professor. She has obtained her PhD and Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich in 2012 and 2008, respectively. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, Canada in 2006. Prior to joining the Dept, Dr Yao was an Assistant Professor at the University of Bonn, Germany. Her research interests include human and hand pose estimation, action recognition, random forests, semi-supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms.

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Selected Publications

Awards & Honours

Teaching (2019/2020)

  • CS5242: Neural Networks and Deep Learning
  • CS4243: Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition