Chee Yap#


Chee Yap
Email:yap 'at' cs.nyu.edu
Membership Number:5002
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:cyap
Elected:2019
ORCID:0000-0003-2952-3545
Homepage: http://cs.nyu.edu/yap



Present and Previous Positions
  • 1989 - present Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute, New York University, USA
  • 1986 - 1989 Associate Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute, New York University, USA
  • 1981 - 1986 Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Courant Institute, New York University, USA
  • 1979 - 1981 Assistant Professor of Computer Science, University of Southern California, USA
  • Sep 2018 - Jan 2019 Visiting Professor at Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Apr-Jul 2018 CAS President's International Visiting Scientist Fellowship, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China
  • Oct 2017 - Mar 2018 Visiting Professor at SMS Center, Guangxi University for Nationalities, Nanning, China
  • Aug 2009 - Jul 2010 Visiting Professor at Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  • 2006 - 2009 KIAS Scholar at Korea Institute of Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea
  • Sep 2003 - Jun 2004 Visiting Professor at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • Sep 1995 - Jun 1996 Visiting Professor at National University of Singapore

Fields of Scholarship
  • Complexity theory
  • Theory of algorithms
  • Computational geometry
  • Exact computation
  • Computer algebra and symbolic-numeric computation
  • Robotics
  • Visualization

Honours and Awards
  • 2018 CAS President's International Visiting Scientist Fellowship, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China
  • 2006 - 2009 KIAS Scholar, Korea Institute of Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea
  • 2007 Lecturer, Distinguished Lecture Series, Computer Science Department, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
  • 1993 ACM Recognition of Service Award, General Chair of the 9th ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry
  • 1991 Lecturer, NSF/LaSER Distinguished Lecture Series on Robotics and AI, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
  • 1990 Lester R. Ford Award, Mathematical Association of America (shared with J. Goodman and J. Pach)
  • 1988 Fulbright Scholar Award, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, US Department of State, USA
  • 1987 ACM Recognition of Service Award, Program Committee Chair of the 3rd ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry
  • 1975 ACM George Forsythe Award (second prize, student paper competition)
  • 1975 Phi Beta Kappa, MIT, USA
  • 1975 Eta Kappa Nu, MIT, USA
  • 1971 Director of Studies Prize, Boys' Wing, Royal Military College, Malaysia (top academic award)

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