Dr. Haiqin Yang (楊海欽博士)


Principal Researcher, IDEA

Adjunct Professor, South China University of Technology

Email: hqyang[at]ieee[dot]org

Homepage: https://hqyang.github.io

Short Biography

Haiqin Yang is a principal researcher at International Digital Economy Academy (IDEA) to head the DataStory AI lab. He is also an adjunct professor at the South China University of Technology.

Before that, he was a senior researcher at Ping An Life, where he established the Statistical Artificial Intelligence and Learning (SAIL) lab to provide natural language processing/generation services. He has previously worked as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and an assistant professor in Department of Computing, and the deputy director of Deep Learning Research and Application Centre, at Hang Seng Management College. He received the Ph.D. from Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering at CUHK, under the supervision of Prof. Irwin King and Prof. Michael R. Lyu.

His current work focuses on providing niche services based on natural language processing and multimodal data analysis, where his team has developed open-domain commercial event evolutionary graphs] to provide services for various commercial domains. He realizes various research problems in this project, which needs deeply investigate on deep learning, natural language processing, multimodal processing, and reinforcement learning. If you are interested in our work, please drop him an email.

He received the 2018 Asia Pacific Neural Network Society (APNNS) Young Researcher Award and is recognized as the Most Influential Scholar Award Honorable Mention for outstanding and vibrant contributions to the field of AAAI/IJCAI between 2009 and 2019. His publications are in Google Scholar or DBLP.

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