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Hui Yu is a Professor in the CCI Faculty at the University of Portsmouth and leads the Visual Computing Group (VCG). His PhD work won the Best PhD Thesis Prize, EPSRC DHPA Awards and Vice Chancellor Travel Prize etc. He previously worked at the University of Glasgow and Queen's University Belfast before moving to Portsmouth.

Research Interests

Research interests are machine learning and visual computing for human-machine interaction, particularly in research areas:

  • Visual computing 
  • Data classification
  • 4D facial expression synthesis; facial expression tracking and analysis

More information on my recent projects can be found at my research website.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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