[IMAGE of] Yi-Jen Chiang

Associate Professor of Computer Science

How to Reach Me


Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
Tandon School of Engineering
New York University
2 MetroTech Center, 10th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

+1 (646) 997-3395 (office)
+1 (646) 997-3609 (fax)

Research Interests

Computer Graphics and Visualization: big data computation, analysis and visualization; out-of-core graphics and scientific visualization; isosurface extraction; surface simplification and view-dependent rendering; volume simplification; graphics compression; volume rendering; computational topology and topology-driven visualization; robot motion planning.

Computer Algorithms: out-of-core algorithms; computational geometry; algorithmic motion planning; graph algorithms; approximation algorithms; data structures; computational topology.


CS6533/CS4533: Interactive Computer Graphics (every semester from Fall 1998 to Fall 2011, every spring semester from Spring 2012 to Spring 2015, Fall 2015, and every semester since Fall 2017; latest: Spring 2019 )

CS6033: Design and Analysis of Algorithms I (Fall 2015, Fall 2017, Spring 2019)

CS6043: Design and Analysis of Algorithms II (every spring semester from Spring 2000 to Spring 2007, and every semester from Spring 2008 to Fall 2014; latest: Spring 2016 )

CS6005, CS6010, CS6015, CS6020, CS6025: Guided Studies in Computer Science: Graduate Projects (Fall 2007)

CS394: Special Topics in Computer Science: Senior Projects (Fall 2004, Fall 2005, and Fall 2006)

CS903: Special Topics: Computational Geometry (Spring 1999)

Recent Papers Co-Chair and Program Committee Member

Tutorial Courses



Computer Graphics and Visualization

Computer Algorithms

Ph.D. Thesis: ``Dynamic and I/O-Efficient Algorithms for Computational Geometry and Graph Problems: Theoretical and Experimental Results'' (separate web page)

Last update: 3/24/2019