Chen-Hsiang (Jones) Yu

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Chen-Hsiang (Jones) Yu is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing and Data Science at Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is also an affiliated faculty member at the Center for Dynamical Biomarkers, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. He earned B.Eng. and M.S. in Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE) from Tamkang University (1998) and National Taiwan University (2000), and Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT (2012) under Prof. Rob Miller's guidance. He won Blittersdorf Faculty Award, Sagan Faculty Fund Grants Award, five times of Presidential EPIC Mini Grants Awards, IEEE CCWC Best Paper Award, ACM UIST Best Poster Award, ACM CHI Student Research Competition and several programming and entrepreneurship competitions. He was also nominated for 2021 Mary Kenneth Keller Computer Science & Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award and the President's Award for three times. During his work in industry, he has joined to develop more than 12 commercialized mobile phones and several mobile applications. His research in HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) focuses on mobile health, AI on mobiles, web customization and automation, and readability enhancement.


Journal Paper

Chen-Hsiang Yu, Zachary Shelton, Omar Abou Nassif Mourad and Mohamed A. Oulal. "Readability Enhancement for PDF Documents." Frontiers in Computer Science - Human-Media Interaction, July 2021. (Received: 13 Nov 2020; Accepted: 22 July 2021)

Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

Noelle R. Benavides, Hayley E. Rutkey, Courteney M. DiDomenico, Tin Wong, Joe Martel-Foley, Chen-Hsiang Yu and Ali Kiapour. "A Wearable Mobile-App Controlled Device for Continuous Monitoring of UV Exposure and Hydration Levels." IEEE 11th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (IEEE CCWC 2021), January 2021. ( Best Paper Award)

Halmon Lui and Chen-Hsiang Yu. "System Design for Data Analysis with Multiscale Entropy." IEEE International Conference on E-health Networking, Application & Services (IEEE Healthcom 2020), Dec. 2020.

QianYing Zeng and Chen-Hsiang Yu. "Mobile Microclimate System for Architectural Fieldwork." The 2020 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference (IEEE URTC), October 2020.

Christopher Dombele and Chen-Hsiang Yu. "MusCare: A Mobile Design for Muscle Monitoring." The 2020 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference (IEEE URTC), October 2020.

Tung Pham, QingQing Liu and Chen-Hsiang Yu. "System Design for Remote Pulse Examination." The 2020 IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference (IEEE URTC), October 2020.

Zachary Shelton and Chen-Hsiang Yu. "A Framework for PDF Readability Enhancement." The 17th International Web for All Conference (W4A 2020), Apr. 2020.