Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of California at Santa Barbara, Class of 1990
Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering
Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China, Class of 1985
Master of Science, Electrical Engineering
Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China, Class of 1983
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
From: January 1990 to present
AT&T Labs - Research, NJ
From: January 1992 to December 2000
EL6123 --- Video Processing (S09) EE3054 – Signals and Systems (S08) EL5123 --- Image Processing EL5823/BE6203 --- Medical Imaging EL5143 --- Multimedia Laboratory EE3414 --- Multimedia Communication System I (part I of a university sequence course) ( S06) EE4414 --- Multimedia Communication System II (part II of a university sequence course) (F05) EL536, EL630, EL631, EL713
Image and Video Processing
Video Compression and Transport
Authored + Edited Books
Video Processing and Communications
Yao Wang, Jörn Ostermann, and Ya-Qin Zhang
Prentice Hall, 2002 (Published September 2001)
Yao Wang is a recognized expert in video coding, networked video applications, medical imaging, and pattern recognition.
She joined the faculty of Polytechnic Institute of New York University in 1990 as an assistant professor and became an associate professor in 1996 and a professor in 2000.
Wang received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University in Bejing, China in 1983 and 1985, respectively, and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1990.
She authored the well-known textbook Video Processing and Communications in addition to writing numerous book chapters and journal articles. She has also served as the associate editor of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Transactions on Multimedia and Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology.
Wang was elected a Fellow of the IEEE for her contributions to video processing and communications. She is a recipient of the New York City Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Science and Technology, Young Investigator Category; co-recipient of the IEEE Communications Society Leonard G. Abraham Prize Paper in the Field of Communications Systems; the Overseas Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the Natural Science Foundation of China; and the Yangtze River Lecture Scholar by the Ministry of Education in China.