Professor Yeung YAM
CUHK Jockey Club AI for the Future Project
Professor Yeung YAM received his B.Sc. degree in Physics from CUHK, and his M.S. and Sc.D. degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. He is the Director of the CUHK Shenzhen Research Institute and a Research Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering. He is also the Associate Master of the Lee Woo Sing College of CUHK. Professor Yam served as the Chairman of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering from 2004 to 2011, and the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Engineering of CUHK in 2018. He is currently serving as the Founding Director of the Intelligent Control Systems Laboratory. His research interests include intelligent systems, human skill acquisition for dexterous manipulations, endoscopic-based surgical robots, computational method for controller design, bio-system modelling and analysis, and technology development for industrial applications. He is a Fellow of the IMechE and a Fellow of HKIE. He has published over 200 technical papers in his fields of interest.