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  • PhD in Computer Science, University of California, San Diego, Sep. 2010 - Feb. 2018
  • BEng in Electronic Engineering (First Class Honor), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Sep. 2006 - Jun. 2010
  • Exchange student, Georgia Institute of Technology, Jan. 2009 – May 2009


  • In summer 2014, I did a research intern at Honda Research Institute, Mountain View where I developed an localization algorithm for autonomous driving system based on detecting lane markings on the road using a single top-mounted camera.
  • I interned at Brain Corporation, San Diego in the summer of 2013. I was developing visual SLAM algorithms using the company's Qualcomm Snapdragon-based development platform.
  • I worked as a Software Engineer Intern in Intuitive Automata Inc., Hong Kong during summer 2010. I was involved in the development and testing of their first product Autom, an Android-based personal weight loss coach robot.


  • Best Overall Project, DRS Student Infrared Imaging Competition, June 2013
  • UCSD Graduate Student Fellowship, 2010-2011
  • HKUST Scholarship for Continuing Students, 2009
  • Third Price in Intel Cup Undergraduate Embedded System Design Contest, Shanghai, China, July 2008
  • Dean’s List in recognition of outstanding academic performance, Fall 2006-2007 and Fall 2007-2008


  • Hadoop System Administrator, CSE 291 (Big Data Analytics), UCSD, Winter 13
  • Teaching Assistant for CSE 151 (Introduction to AI: a statistical approach), UCSD, Spring 2012, Spring 2013
  • Teaching Assistant for CSE 103 (Introduction to Statistics and Probability), UCSD, Fall 2012, Fall 2013
  • Teaching Assistant for CSE 150 (Introduction to AI: probabilistic reasoning and decision making), UCSD, Winter 2014

Contact: yuncong [at] ucsd.edu