Lin Yang is an associate professor with the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at University of Florida. He leads the Biomedical Image Computing and Imaging Informatics (BICI2) Lab. He was recruited to University of Florida in 2014 as one of the first round preeminence hirings (36 faculty members) through UF Preeminence Hiring Plan.
He received his B. E. and M. S. from Xian Jiaotong University in 1999 and 2002, and his Ph. D. in Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 2009 (http://www.ece.rutgers.edu/Alumni_in_Academia). He did part of his research in Siemens Corporate Research at Princeton, NJ and IBM T. J. Watson Research Center at Yorktown Heights, NY. He was an assistant professor in Rutgers University from 2009-2011 and an assistant professor in Univesity of Kentucky from 2011-2014.
His major research interests are focus on biomedical image analysis and imaging informatics, computer vision, biomedical informatics, and machine learning. He is also working on high performance computing and computed aided health care and information technology using big data. His lab's research is funded by multiple federal funding, including NIH R01. He also serves in NIH study sections and NSF review panels.