Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Cai Yiyu
Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
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Professor Yiyu Cai leads the Computer-aided Engineering Labs, and the Digitalization Cluster with the Energy Research Institute @ NTU. He is also deputy director of NTU's Center of Augmented & Virtual Reality. His research interests include VR, AI, Robotics and their applications in healthcare, building & constructions, and education with funding support from Singapore’s National Research Foundation, Temasek Trust Funded Singapore Millennium Foundation, Ministry of Education, etc. He has co-invented 10 international patents and published 9 books (Springer) and over 200 technical articles in leading journals and peer-reviewed international conferences. He has organized more than 20 international conferences including the prestigious AI medical conference MICCAI2022 and IEEE conference ISMAR2022 in Singapore. He has given near 50 keynote or invited speeches all over the world.
1) AI for Healthcare
- AI in Immunopathology
- AI in Radiomics
- Large Language Model for Cancer Patient Study
- AI for Patient Safety

2) Virtual & Augmented Reality Technology-enhanced Learning (VARTeL)
- VARTeL for Industry 4.0 Education
- VARTeL for K-12 STEAM Education
-VARTeL for Special Needs Education

3) Metaverse & Digital Twin
- Intelligent Scan To BIM (iScan2BIM)
- NTUniverse: A joint research between NTU and NVIDIA
  • Digital Interactive Content in Choa Chu Kang Public Library
  • Facilitating Student’s Learning of Continuous Distillation with Augmented Reality for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Students
Dr SK Leung Excellence of Teaching Award (2022)
Courses Taught
MA4831 - Computer-aided Engineering
MA3071 P3.33 - Metaverse in Engineering
MA2011 - Mechatronics System Interface
MA2071 E2.13 - Virtual & Augmented Reality
Supervision of PhD Students
1. PhD Students Currently Under Supervision

Dominic KOEK
Abu Abkr AZAM
Ching Hui OOI
Zhuohen XIE
Wei HU
Yuan XIE

2. PhD Students Supervised

Tianrui LIU
Anoop Kumar SINHA
Souravik DUTTA
Yujun CAI
Panpan CAI
Yusha LI
Patricia CHIANG
Wenyu CHEN
Shuang-qing WU
Rongdong YU
Baifang LU
Yunqing GUAN
Yee-Chong LOKE