Yan-Bin Jia is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University, where he has been teaching and conducting research in robotics and geometric computing since June 1999. He received an NSF CAREER Award (2002-2007) for his work on shape localization, recognition, and reconstruction through touch sensing. He was a visiting associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, Stanford University in Fall 2006, and the Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University in Spring and Summer 2007. Yan-Bin obtained an M.S. and Ph.D. in Robotics from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a graduate student from September 1990 through December 1997. His B.S. was received from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), where he studied in the Special Class for the Gifted Young from 1984 to 1988.
Area of Expertise:
Manipulation and Control
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1997
M.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1993
B.S., University of Science and Technology of China, 1988