Leni Yang is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at VisLab of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, under the supervision of Prof. Qu Huamin. Before that, she obtained her PhD degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Sep, 2022.
She is currently on the job market!
Her research interest lies in Data Visualization. Her research mission is to lower the barrier and increase the effectiveness of communication with data visualizations in various application scenarios such as data storytelling, public education, public speaking, sustainability, and so on.
Her work has been published in top conferences and journals in the field of data visualization and human-computer interaction. She conducts studies to explore and evaluate practices in the wild and experiments with advanced approaches and media (e.g., XR, tangible interface) for communicating data insights with visualization techniques.
CV | Contact: lyangbb (at) connect.ust.hk
From Reader to Experiencer: Design and Evaluation of an Interactive Vr Story for Promoting the Situation Awareness of Public Health Threats
In Review Available at SSRN 4361223
One paper accepted by PacificVis 2023.
One paper accepted by CHI2023.
One paper accepted by CHI2022. It is the first time we submit a CHI paper!
One paper accepted by TVCG.
Get my first first-author paper accepcted by VIS 2022.
Visiting Prof. Can Nan @Tongji University, iDVx Lab.
Passed the PQE. Become a PhD Candidate!
One co-authored paper got accepted by IEEE VIS 2019.
Start PhD study in HKUST.
Supported by Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) Research Talend Hub for Postdoctoral Fellowship
Research & Development Award in Asia Pacific Information and Communications Technology Alliance (APICTA) Awards
Gold Award, Student Innovation in Hong Kong ICT Awards (HKICT)
Outstanding Graduates of Sichuan Province
Outstanding Graduates of University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)
Excellent Graduation Thesis of University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)
China National Scholarship (Top 0.2%)
Honorable Mention in Mathematical Contest in Modeling/Interdisciplinary Contest In Modeling (MCM/ICM)
The First Prize (Sichuan Province) in Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling