Dr. Michael Ying Yang is currently Assistant Professor with University of Twente (the Netherlands), heading a group working on scene understanding.
He received the PhD degree (summa cum laude) from University of Bonn (Germany) in 2011. From 2008 to 2012, he worked as Researcher with the Department of Photogrammetry, University of Bonn. From 2012 to 2015, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Institute for Information Processing, Leibniz University Hannover. From 2015 to 2016, he was a Senior Researcher at TU Dresden.
His research interests are in the fields of computer vision and photogrammetry with specialization on scene understanding and semantic interpretation from imagery. He published over 100 papers in international journals and conference proceedings and currently co-supervise 4 PhD students. He serves as Associate Editor of ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, co-chair of ISPRS working group II/5 Dynamic Scene Analysis, and recipient of the ISPRS President's Honorary Citation (2016) and Best Science Paper Award at BMVC 2016. Since 2016, he is a Senior Member of IEEE. He is regularly serving as program committee member of conferences and reviewer for international journals.
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Courses Academic Year 2021/2022
Courses Academic Year 2020/2021
• NWO eScience project 2021-2024
EcoExtreML:Accelerating Process Understanding for Ecosystem Functioning under Extreme Climates with Physics-Aware Machine Learning
Funded by The Netherlands eScience Center, co-PI
• DFG project 2017-2020-2023
Comprehensive Conjoint GPS and Video Data Analysis for Smart Maps
Funded by the German Research Foundation, co-PI
• DFG project 2015-2018
Holistic Scene Understanding
Funded by the German Research Foundation, PI