Full Name
Alex Wong
Job Title
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Yale University
Speaker Bio
Alex Wong is an Assistant Professor in the department of Computer Science and the director of the Vision Laboratory at Yale University. Prior to joining Yale, he was an Adjunct Professor at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) from 2019 to 2021. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2019 and was co-advised by Stefano Soatto and Alan Yuille. He was previously a post-doctoral research scholar at UCLA under the guidance of Stefano Soatto. His research lies in the intersection of machine learning, computer vision, and robotics and largely focuses on multi-sensor fusion for 3D reconstruction, robust vision under adverse conditions, unsupervised learning, and medical image analysis. His work has received the outstanding student paper award at the Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) 2011 and the best paper award in robot vision at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2019.
Alex Wong