We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Allen Yang will be joining the Fung Institute as our Chief Scientist. Allen is the Executive Director of the College’s Center for Augmented Cognition and the lead researcher in augmented and virtual reality. He will help us launch new MEng programs in this space, run Capstones, and work with Professor Fleming to teach the business and strategy of this exploding new industry. Allen earned his undergraduate degree in CS from the University of Science and Technology of China and did his graduate work in ECE at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne. He holds 11 patents, was former CTO of Atheer, and also founded Grafty.
And check out this recent piece from Berkeley Engineering: Seeing is Believing!