Ming-Hsuan Yang is an
associate professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at
University of California, Merced. He received the PhD degree in computer
science from the
He serves as an area chair for several conferences including IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) in 2008, 2009, and 2014; IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) in 2011 and 2015; European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) in 2014; Asian Conference on Computer (ACCV) in 2009, 2010, and 2012; AAAI National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) in 2011; and IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG) in 2011, IEEE Winter Conference on Applications and Computer Vision (WACV) in 2014. Yang serves as a program co-chair of Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV) in 2014 and general co-chair of ACCV 2016. He has served as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) from 2007 to 2011, and currently serves as an associate editor of the International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), Image and Vision Computing (IVC) and Journal of Artificial Intelligence (JAIR).
Yang received the Google Faculty Award in 2009, and the Distinguished Early Career Research Award from the UC Merced Senate in 2011. Yang is a recipient of the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation in 2012. In 2015, Yang receives the Distinguished Research Award from UC Merced Senate. He is a senior member of the IEEE and the ACM.