Assistant Professor of Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor of Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Brain Machine Interfaces, Neural Engineering, Signal Processing
Individual Research Interest
Brain machine interfaces, adaptive signal processing, computational neuroscience, neuromorphic engineering.
Yiwen Wang received the BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, Anhui, China in 2001 and 2004 respectively. Under the guidance of Dr Jose C. Principe (IEEE Fellow), she received the PhD degree from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA in 2008. She worked as a Fellow Intern in Siemens Corporation Research, Princeton, NJ, USA in 2007. In 2008, she joined the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering as a Research Associate at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong, and corporated with Dr Bertram Shi (IEEE Fellow). From 2010 to 2016, she worked as an Associate Professor at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. In 2017, she joined the faculty of Department of Electronics and Compter Engineering and Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Her research interests are in neural decoding of brain-machine interfaces, adaptive signal processing, computational neuroscience, neuromorphic engineering. She serves in the IEEE EMBS Neural Engineering Tech Committee, and is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions of Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. She holds one US patent and has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications.