Yangyan Li(李扬彦)

Tech Leader


Alibaba Hangzhou Headquarter

969 West Wenyi Road, Yuhang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Zip: 310012

Email: y...@g...l.com


Yangyan Li is a tech leader in Alibaba AI Lab, working on 3D perception. He was a professor in School of Computer Science and Technology, Shandong University. Before that, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in Stanford University with Prof. Leonidas J. Guibas and Tel Aviv University with Prof. Daniel Cohen-Or. Yangyan received his PhD degree from University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2013, under supervision of Prof. Baoquan Chen. His primary research interests fall in the field of Computer Graphics and Computer Vision, with an emphasis on 3D learning and vision.

I am hiring full-time R&D with Master/PhD degrees (but not short-term interns), with strong interests in topics related to 3D perception, including but not limited to point cloud/image based 3D reconstruction, recognition, segmentation, detection and pose estimation. Please contact me if you are interested.

Publications (Google Scholar)


PointCNN: Convolution on X-Transformed Points

Yangyan Li, Rui Bu, Mingchao Sun, Wei Wu, Xinhan Di, Baoquan Chen
NIPS 2018.


Bundle Optimization for Multi-aspect Embedding

Qiong Zeng *, Wenzheng Chen *, Zhuo Han, Mingyi Shi, Yanir Kleiman,
Daniel Cohen-Or, Baoquan Chen, Yangyan Li ( *Joint first authors)

Visual Informatics.


A Tool-Free Calibration Method for Turntable-based 3D Scanning Systems

Xufang Pang, Rynson W.H. Lau, Zhan Song, Yangyan Li and Shengfeng He
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications