Prof. Qiang Yang Elected as ACM Fellow

CSE faculty member, Prof. Qiang Yang has been elected as an ACM Fellow for the Class of 2017. He is being recognized for his contributions to artificial intelligence and data mining. He is also the first faculty to be named ACM Fellow in HKUST and was previously named as ACM Distinguished Member in 2011.

In 2017, ACM has named 54 members ACM Fellows for major contributions in areas including database theory, design automation, information retrieval, multimedia computing and network security. The accomplishments of the 2017 ACM Fellows lead to transformations in science and society. Their achievements play a crucial role in the global economy, as well as how we live and work every day.

The 2017 Fellows, including Prof. Yang, have been cited for numerous contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, big data, computer architecture, computer graphics, high performance computing, human-computer interaction, sensor networks, and wireless networking. For more information, please visit the official announcement.

Congratulations to Prof. Yang for his achievement!