Prof. Qiang YANG Elected as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Prof. Qiang YANG, Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is recently named as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering at the CAE Annual General Meeting held on 14 June 2021 under the technical group Information Systems.

Prof. Yang is an international leader in the engineering practice of large-scale artificial-intelligence and data-mining solutions. His research interests include artificial intelligence areas of transfer learning, federated learning, machine learning, automated planning and data mining. He was the founding director of the HKUST's Big Data Institute at HKUST and a former department head of the CSE department. He is a fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAI, AAAS, IAPR and CAAI.

The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) is an independent, self-governing and non-profit organization established in 1987 to serve the nation in matters of engineering concern. Fellows of the CAE are nominated and elected by their peers, in view of their distinguished achievements and career-long service to the engineering profession. Fellows also serve as role models in their study fields and to their communities.

Congratulations to Prof. Yang!

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