Yi-Hsuan Yang
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Yi-Hsuan Yang
Associate Research Fellow
Music and Audio Computing (MAC) Lab
Research Center for IT Innovation (CITI)
Academia Sinica



  • 2017/03, was promoted to IEEE Senior Member
  • 2016/11, was appointed as the Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (T-AFFC) (link)
  • 2016/09, was appointed as the Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (T-MM) (link)
  • 2016/04, was awarded the Best Conference Paper Award, IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC) (link)
  • 2015/11, was promoted to Associate Research Fellow
  • 2015/07, was awarded the Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Expo. (ICME) (link)
  • 2015/06, was awarded the Young Scholars Creativity Award, Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship (傑出人才發展基金會年輕學者創新獎) (link)
  • 2014/09, was awarded the Ta-You Wu Memorial Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology (吳大猷先生紀念奬) (link)
  • 2014/09, was awarded the Best Poster Award, Digital Libraries Conference (link)
  • 2013/06, visited DVMM and LabROSA, Columbia University, USA, for 2 months
  • 2013/05, was awarded the Project for Excellent Junior Research Investigators, National Science Council (國科會優秀年輕學者研究計畫), for 3 years (2013/7-2016/6) (link)
  • 2013/04, was awarded the Pan Wen Yuan Research Exploration Award (潘文淵考察研究獎) (link)
  • 2012/12, was awarded the Career Development Award, Academia Sinica (2013/1-2017/12) (link)
  • 2012/11, was awarded the 2012 ACM Multimedia Grand Challenge First Prize (link)
  • 2012/10, gave a Tutorial Lecture at ISMIR on music affect analysis (link)
  • 2012/03, was awarded the 2011 IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Young Author Best Paper Award (link)
  • 2011/10, visited Music Technology Group, UPF, Spain, for 3 months
  • 2011/09, joined CITI as an Assistant Research Fellow
  • 2011/02, publish the first book, Music Emotion Recognition (link)
  • 2010/01, defended Ph.D. dissertation
  • 2009, was awarded MediaTek Fellowship (link)
  • 2008, was awarded Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship (link)
  • 1984/10, was born in Yi-Lan, Taiwan

  • 2016, Dr. Li Su (link) and I taught Music Information Retrieval in National Tsing Hua University for the spring semester (link)
  • 2016, edited a special issue on Intelligent Music Systems and Applications in ACM Trans. Intelligent Systems and Technology (link)
  • 2016, organized a joint seminar between Austria (FWF) and Taiwan (MOST) (link); among the three-day event, we also organized the 4th Taiwanese Music and Audio Computing Workshop on Feb 22, 2016 (link)
  • 2015, organized the Intl. Workshop on Affect and Sentiment in Multimedia, in conjunction with ACM MM 2015 (link)
  • 2015, organized the 3rd Mediaeval Affect Task: Music affective analysis (link)
  • 2015, edited a special issue on Multimedia Affective Analysis in IEEE Trans. Affective Computing (link)
  • 2014/10, organized ISMIR 2014! (link)
  • 2014/10, organized the 2nd Mediaeval Affect Task: Music affective analysis (link)
  • 2014/6, organized the 3rd Taiwanese Music and Audio Computing Workshop (link)
  • 2013/10, organized the 1st Mediaeval Affect Task: Music affective analysis (link)
  • 2013/7, organized the Intl. Workshop on Affective Analysis in Multimedia, in conjunction with ICME 2013 (link)
  • 2013/4, organized the 2nd Taiwanese Music and Audio Computing Workshop (link)
  • 2012/5, organized the 1st Taiwanese Music and Audio Computing Workshop (link)