Acting Head & Professor of Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Individual Research Interest
Computational and statistical approaches to machine learning and artificial intelligence; application of machine learning techniques to computer vision, learning analytics, and social computing.
Prof. Yeung received his BEng degree in electrical engineering and MPhil degree in computer science from the University of Hong Kong (HKU), and PhD degree in computer science from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1989. Prof. Yeung started his academic career in the same year as an assistant professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago. He then joined the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) where he is now a full professor in computer science and engineering.