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Dr Yantao Yu
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Dr Yantao YU

Research Assistant Professor


Dr. Yantao YU is a research assistant professor of Construction Technology in the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). She received her doctoral degree in construction informatics from BRE at PolyU in July 2020, and her master’s and bachelor’s degree in construction management from Tsinghua University in 2014 and 2017, respectively. Her research interest is construction informatics and automation. Dr.Yu was the recipient of the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship in 2017, and the best paper awardee of the 35th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Tsinghua University

Research Interests

  • Smart construction technologies
  • Construction robotics
  • Occupational safety and health

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