Yu-Dong Yao (yyao)

Yu-Dong Yao


Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Burchard 413 B
(201) 216-8246


  • PhD (1988) Southeast University (Electrical Engineering)
  • Other (1987) Visiting PhD Student, Carleton University (Electrical Engineering)
  • MS (1985) Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (Electrical Engineering)
  • BE (1982) Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (Electrical Engineering)


AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning Algorithms and Applications
- Sensors, Signals, and Wireless Systems
- Telehealth and AI Medicine

Professional Service

  • IEEE North Jersey Section ExCom Member
  • Associate Editor, Artificial Intelligence Review (AIRE) (Springer)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering (JMBE) (Springer)


2000 - present: Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
2007 - 2018: Professor and ECE Department Chair, Stevens Institute of Technology
1994 - 2000: Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, CA
1990 - 1994: Spar Aerospace Ltd., Montreal, Canada
1989 - 1990: Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Honors and Awards

- CAE Fellow (2017) (Canadian Academy of Engineering)

- AAIA Fellow (2022) (Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association)
- AIMBE Fellow (2021) (American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering)
- NAI Fellow (2015) (National Academy of Inventors)
- IEEE Fellow (2011) (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

- Master of Engineering (Honoris Causa), Stevens Institute of Technology (2018)
- Stevens Graduate Student Council Faculty Recognition Award (2016)
- Stevens Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award (2008)

Selected Publications



- AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning Topics
- Wireless Communications Topics