Yan Yan

Education background

M.S. in Applied Mathematics
University of Houston, TX

Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics
Columbia University, NY

Courses teaching in WKU

Matrix & Linear Algebra

Statistical Data Mining


Dr. Yan Yan is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the Wenzhou-Kean University, Wenzhou, China. From 2019-2022, he was a research associate at Shenzhen University, conducting research in Computer Vision and Machine Learning. He also held seminars and advanced level classes for master and doctoral students in Computer Vision and Image Analysis. He has many years of teaching and research experience. Before 2019, he was a research scientist at Columbia University, focusing on developing machine learning and data analysis algorithm for sequential data in geoscience and oceanography. He also had research experience in Parallel Computing, PDEs Optimization, and Computational Fluid Dynamics. Dr. Yan has published research papers in reputed journals and conferences. He has been technical reviewers for many journals in data mining and applied mathematics.

Research interests

Data Analysis, Digital Image Processing, Computer Vision

Selected Publications

Yan Yan, H. Zhang, J. Lu. EMCAANet: Efficient Multiscale Channel-wise Attention Neural Networks. Under Review.
Y. Yan, T. Jebara, R. Abernathey, J. Goes, and H. Gomes. Robust Learning Algorithms for Capturing Oceanic Dynamics and Transport of Noctiluca Blooms using Linear Dynamical Models, PLOS ONE 14(6): e0218183.
Yan Yan, Max Garzon, Russell Deaton. Self-assembly of 2D Resistive Electric Grids. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 18:1, (2019) 562-566.
Yan Yan, Max Garzon, and Russell Deaton. Harmonic Circuit Self-assembly in cTAM Models. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 18:1, (2019) 195–199.
Yan. Yan, D. Keyes. Smooth and Robust Solutions for Dirichlet Boundary Control of Fluid-Solid Conjugate Heat Transfer Problems. Journal of Computational Physics, 281 (2015), pp. 759–786.
Y. Yan. Smooth and Robust Solutions for Dirichlet Boundary Control of Fluid-Solid Conjugate Heat Transfer Problems. PhD thesis. Columbia University, New York, NY (2015).
Y. Yan, S. Antal, B. Edge, D. Keyes, D. Shaver, I. Bolotnov and M. Podowski. Parallel Linear Solvers for Simulations of Reactor Thermal Hydraulics. In 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14), Toronto, Canada, 2011.