Mr Fung Yang

Bachelor of Science Physics, Graduate Diploma Computer Science, Certificate Of Proficiency 8 courses with 2 Stage 3 and 6 postgraduate courses across physics, computer science and applied mathematics. All from The University of Auckland.


My focus is on combining Electronics Engineering, Computer Programming, Applied Mathematics and Physics to create interesting and practical systems. I am currently a Technician Engineer-Research and Design - Robotics in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and have been in this position since April 2009. Prior to this, I worked as a Movement Neuroscience and Biomechanics Technician in the Exercise Science Department of the University of Auckland from March 2005.

Outside the University of Auckland, I am a solo Erhu and Bawu player for World of Wearable Art 2016. An Erhu is a Chinese two string violin, and a Bawu is a Chinese wind reed instrument.

Listed below is my YouTube music channel, with videos regarding my live, on stage music performances and TV interviews.

YouTube channel name: fung yang's music


Research | Current

Listed below is my YouTube Engineering channel, with videos of some of my Engineer works.

YouTube channel name: fung yang's lab


  • Recipient of Best Paper Award Sliver Prize from International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication (ICEIC 2019) , with submitted paper named "System developed to enable scientific analysis on robot pollination algorithm for orchard robot research". Award received on 24/1/2019, selected from 320 accepted papers, 16 countries. This paper is now availabe on IEEE xplore, web link
  • Nominated as a recipient from Engineering Faculty for Professional Staff Excellence Awards 2017.
  • Nominated as a recipient from Engineering Faculty for Professional Staff Excellence Awards 2016.
  • Recipient of Faculty of Engineering Team Excellence Award 2015.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Robotics Research Group, University of Auckland.

Parallel and Reconfigurable Computing Research Group, ECE, University of Auckland.

Control System and Signal Processing Lab, ECE, University of Auckland.


Contact details

Primary office location

Level 6, Room 652B
New Zealand