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Yang Cai

Senior Systems Scientist, CyLab; Director, Visual Intelligence Studio


Yang Cai

Research Areas

Security of Cyber-Physical Systems


Yang Cai, PhD., Senior Systems Scientist at CyLab, is founder and director of Visual Intelligence Studio at Carnegie Mellon University.  Dr. Cai's research interests include image understanding and ambient intelligence. He was NASA Faculty Fellow in 2002 and 2003 and has organized international workshops in ambient intelligence and digital human modeling.  

Research Projects

Soft Biometrics from Emerging Media

Research Area: Security of Cyber-Physical Systems
Researchers: Yang Cai, Mel Siegel, Brian Zeleznik, Rich Noland, Alex Nicoll

Integrated Vehicle-Network-Vision System for Transit Security

Researcher: Yang Cai


"A Game-Engine-Based Visualization Platform for Exploring Satellite and In-Situ Data"Y. Cai, NYC: AGU, 2014.

"Ambient Diagnostics". Y. Cai, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press /Taylor Francis, 2014.

"Evolutionary Classification of Tongue Image Features". Y. Cai, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

"Adaptive feature annotation for large video sensor networks". Cai, Y. (2013). Journal of Electronic Imaging, 22(4).

"Error Analysis and Retention-Aware Error Management for NAND Flash Memory". Cai, Y., Yalcin, G., Mutlu, O., Haratsch, E., Cristal, A., Unsal, O., & Mai, K. W. (2013). Intel Technology Journal, 17(1), 140-164.

"Program Interference in MLC NAND Flash Memory: Characterization, Modelling and Mitigation". Cai, Y., Mutlu, O., Haratsch, E., & Mai, K. W. (2013).  ICCD: International Conference on Computer Design, 123-130.

"Speaker Verification for Multi-Task Interactions". Cai, Y. (2013). Journal of Interacting with Computers,, 10(1093). Oct 18, 2013, 1093(10).

"Threshold Voltage Distribution in MLC NAND Flash Memory: Characterization, Analysis, and Modeling". Cai, Y., Haratsch, E., Mutlu, O., & Mai, K. W. (2013). DATE: Design Automation and Test in Europe, 1285-1290.