Yuchi Huang is a senior research scientist on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence at ACTNext. Prior to joining the team, Yuchi was a natural language processing (NLP) research scientist at Educational Testing Service. From 2010 to 2015, he worked for GE Global Research and NEC Labs as a computer vision scientist. He earned his PhD in computer science from Rutgers University, an MS in Pattern Recognition from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a BS in Automatic Control from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

At ACTNext, Yuchi spearheads research on the use of machine learning/deep learning models in education research. His current areas of interest include automatic generation of multimodal educational resources, multimodal analytics for measurement of complex skills and competencies (such as communication ability and collaborative problem solving), and automatic photorealistic avatars generation for human-agent interaction.

Contact: Yuchi.Huang (at) act.org