Albert Au Yeung is currently the machine learning lead engineer at Zwoop, a e-commerce start-up based in Hong Kong. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Southampton, UK, and MPhil and BEng degrees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
He held research positions at NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Huawei's Noah's Ark Lab, and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute. Further, he has been involved in various projects in applied data mining and machine learning, including large scale recommender systems, natural language processing, computer vision and Web information extraction.
At Zwoop, he leads a team of machine learning engineers and data scientists to develop the core AI system that is capable of extracting product details from e-commerce websites and compare product semantically and visually across different merchants.