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Prof. Yang is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his MSc degree in Astrophysics, MSc in Computer Science and PhD in Computer Science at University of Maryland, USA.
His research interests include transfer learning, machine learning, planning and data mining in artificial intelligence. He is also the President of IJCAI, Executive Council Member of AAAI, and Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Big Data. He was the founding Editor in Chief of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology. He was the founding director of the HKUST's Big Data Institute. He is a fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAI, AAAS, IAPR and CAAI.