Yang Yajing

Yang Yajing

PhD Candidates / Specialist Data Scientist

National University of Singapore

Rio Tinto


Yang Yajing is 2nd year PhD student at WING-NUS, and a specialist data scientist at Rio Tinto. Her research interests include Data-to-Text Generation and Document Summarization in the financial field. Her current work focuses on enabling Natural Language Generation models with temporal reasoning capability, which is required by the time-series nature of most financial data.

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  • Data-to-text Generation
  • Document Summarization
  • Information Retrieval
  • PhD in Computer Science, 2020 - Present

    National University of Singapore

  • Master of Computing, 2017 - 2018

    National University of Singapore

  • BEng in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2011 - 2015

    Nanyang Technological University


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Data Science - Specialist
Jun 2020 – Present Singapore
Lead client-facing data science projects for different Rio Tinto entity. Provide mentorship and coaching to the intern data scientists on technical skillset and innovative data science critical thinking.
Rio Tinto
Data Scientist
Aug 2018 – May 2020 Singapore
Design and continually improve services that solve business problems and provide insight to making improved decisions for varies business functions.
Data Scientist Intern
Jan 2018 – Apr 2018 Singapore
Provide support for big data projects development. Design and develop model evaluation scripts, analyze and present evaluation results.
Test Engineer
Aug 2015 – Dec 2017 Singapore
Develop and maintain testing program for hardware manufacturing.