Yu Chun Yang

Technical Manager

Win the “Best Use of Science” award of 2021 NASA Space App Challenge (world’s largest international hackathon) as team lead / PM / data scientist / backend developer. Senior Data Scientist specializing in ML, AI and data mining. Experienced with project management and all stages of the development cycle for data application web projects.

Has 6 years+ working/training experience in data analysis, including 2 years+ PHD training of data science in NTU(National Taiwan University) EE, 3 years+ as data scientist / technical manager. Also has 4 years+ working experience in digital IC design / integration.

  Hsinchu City, Taiwan 300

    

Work Experience

Mar 2020 - Present

Technical Manager

DSP inc.

• Project management, technical evaluation, system planning, formulate development practices, introduce agile development, product development

Projects
• 2021 Social Welfare Bureau of New Taipei City Government. High risk early warning system revision project (project co-principal investigator, risk calculator, system deployment, vulnerability patching).

Jan 2018 - Mar 2020

Data Scientist / Backend Developer

DSP inc.

• Data cleansing, model design, algorithm adjustment, model evaluation
• Service deployment (GCP), back-end framework, API development, database interfacing, unit test

Projects (world class enterprises)
• 2021 WSP International LLC., Taiwan Branch (The world's 3rd largest engineering consulting firm). Optimal pipeline auto routing algorithm (as PM. Strategic negotiation, Algorithm design and practice [Graph Adversarial Search]).
• 2018-2019 Formosa Chemicals & Fiber Corporation (The world's 2nd largest SM manufacturer). Process improvement system of chemical plant No.2 (as Data Scientist / Backend Engineer. Backend development, API design, System deployment, Model evaluation[DNN w/ 2.2% prediction error]).

Projects
• 2021 Taiwan Power Company (Taiwan's Largest electric power company). Evaluation and research of hydrological observation with IOTs (as Data Scientist / Backend Engineer. Backend APIs, Model development [LSTM for stream-flow and gross power prediction]).
• 2020 Water Resources Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government. Flood prediction from rainfall (as Data Scientist. Model development [CNN w/ Gaussian mask for dealing sparse loss]).
• 2020 Public Works Department of Taipei City Government. Law recommender system for procurement deficiencies (as Data Scientist. Model development [TF-IDF word embedding w/ 89.1% accuracy]).
• 2020 Social Welfare Bureau of New Taipei City Government. Social safety net. (as Data Scientist. Feature transformed data labeling [SVC, Improve F1-score from 0.22 to 0.79 ]).
• 2020 Power Generation Department of Taiwan Power Company. Performance curve model (as Data Scientist. [Regression Model, RMSE:0.497]).
• 2020 Renewable Energy Department of Taiwan Power Company. Wind turbine maintenance prediction. (as Data Scientist. [DBSCAN, LOWESS, Alert before 3 months]).

Sep 2015 - Feb 2018

PHD Student

National Taiwan University Department of Electrical Engineering

• Research fields are machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, especially reinforcement learning (Reinforcement Learning).
• Passed qualifying exams at 2017 Jan.
• Course performances: Data Science A+, GPU Programming A+, Machine Learning A (as Team lead. Win 1st out of 73 groups in final team project competition in the most competitive course in NTU).

Apr 2015 - Sep 2015

Senior Marketing Manager

Advanced Combustion Technologies, Inc.

• Analyze market size and purchase intention based on customer questionnaire data.

Jul 2013 - Jul 2013

Research Assistant Manager

Fullrich International Capital

• Filter target stocks, writing investment research reports.

Jul 2010 - Mar 2015

Senior IC Designer

Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

• Digital circuit design, algorithm validation, netlists synthesis, scan chaining

Education

2006 - 2008

National Chiao Tung University

MS of Electrical and Control Engineering

2002 - 2006

National Chiao Tung University

BS of Electrical Engineering

2002 - 2006

National Chiao Tung University

BS of Computer Engineering

Awards

2021

World Champion 

2021 NASA Space Apps Challenge

• 2021 NASA Space Apps Challenge World Champion, the winner of "Best Use of Science" (as Team Lead / PM / Data Scientist / Backend).
• 2021 NASA Space Apps Challenge 2nd Place @ Taipei/Taiwan
• 2021 NASA Space Apps Challenge Best Use of Azure


Our work:
https://2021.spaceappschallenge.org/challenges/statements/seeing-the-unseeable-viewing-bugs-from-space/teams/anis-cuff/project

2020

Global Finalist (40 out of 2000+)

2020 NASA Space Apps Challenge

• 2020 NASA Space Apps Challenge Global Finalist (40 out of 2200+)
2020 NASA Space Apps Challenge 1st Place @ Taipei/Taiwan (as Team Lead / PM / Data Scientist / Backend / Marketing


Our work: https://2020.spaceappschallenge.org/challenges/connect/data-discovery-earth-science/teams/buy-it-crash-it/project

Certifications

Dec 2013

Securities Qualification Certificate

Issuer: Securities Association of China

Jul 2013

Securities Investment Trust and Consulting Professionals

Issuer: Securities Investment Trust and Consulting Association of Taiwan

May 2013

The Senior Securities Specialist

Issuer: Securities Association of Taiwan

Consultant Experience

2021

Expert consultant of Digital Transformation Whitepapers

Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan

2020

Special consultant of Digital Transformation Base Construction Preliminary Promotion Plan

Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan

2020

Consultant of Data for Social Good


Skills

   Machine Learning      Artificial Intelligence      Data Mining      Data Analysis      Backend Development      Project Management      Python      IC Design      FPGA      Verilog   

Language

   English — 進階