William Yeoh

William Yeoh

Assistant Professor

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Professor William Yeoh’s research focuses on artificial intelligence with an emphasis on developing optimization algorithms for agent-based systems; the “internet of things” (IoT).  His primary expertise is in distributed constraint optimization, where his goal is to develop and deploy such algorithms in multi-agent systems including smart grid and smart home applications as well as cloud and edge computing applications.

Yeoh received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation in 2016 and was named one of AI’s 10 to Watch by IEEE Intelligent Systems. Previously, he was an assistant professor of computer science at New Mexico State University,  a research scientist at Singapore Management University and a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.