Yi-Hsuan Hsieh 謝宜軒  /  yihsuan [at] cs.utexas.edu

Yi-Hsuan Hsieh is a 5th year PhD student in Computer Science Department at University of Texas at Austin since 2014 Fall. She is now working with professor Prof. Aloysius K. Mok. Yi-Hsuan Hsieh received M.S. of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National Taiwan University in 2013. During her graduate years, she worked with Prof. Hao-Hua Chu and Prof. Polly Huang.

Her current research focuses on system applications, specifically on industrial robotic applications for non-robotics experts, and cyber physical system. Her previous research interests were mobile system, wireless embedded system, and ubiquitous computing.


University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A. (2014 Fall - present)
PhD student in Computer Science Department
Advisor: Prof. Aloysius K. Mok.

National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan (September 2011 - June 2013)
Master of Science
Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering
Advisor: Prof. Hao-Hua Chu

National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu Taiwan (September 2007 - June 2011)
Bachelor of Science
Department of Computer Science


  • Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, Pei-Chi Huang, Qixing Huang, Aloysius K. Mok, "LASSO: Location Assistant for Seeking and Searching Objects", IEEE ICPS 2019, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems. Accepted.

  • Pei-Chi Huang, Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, Aloysius K. Mok, "A Skill-Based Programming System for Robotic Furniture Assembly", INDIN 2018, IEEE 16th International Conference on Industrial Informatics, July 2018.

  • Weijia Xu, Maria Esteva, Deborah Beck, Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, "A Portable Strategy for Preserving Web Applications Functionality", Digital Libraries (JCDL), 2017 ACM/IEEE Joint Conference, June 2017. [Link]

  • James Davis, Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, Hung-Chi Lee , “Humans Perceive Flicker Artifacts at 500 Hz”, Nature Scientific Reports, 03 February 2015. [Link]

  • Chuang-Wen You , Hsin-Liu (Cindy) Kao, Bo-Jhang Ho, Nan-Chen Chen, Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, Polly Huang, Hao-hua Chu, "ThermalProbe: Exploring the Use OF Thermal Identification for Per-User Energy Metering", IEEE Internatinoal Conference on Green Computing and Communications ( GreenCom 2014 ), Taipei Taiwan, September 2014 (Best Paper Award)

  • Kuo-Cheng Wang, Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, Chi-Hsien Yen, Chuang-Wen You, Yen-Chang Chen, Ming-Chyi Huang, Seng-Yong Lau, Hsin-Liu (Cindy) Kao, Hao-Hua Chu, "SoberDiary: A Phone-based Support System for Assisting Recovery from Alcohol Dependence", video presentation, ACM UbiComp 2014.
    [Link] [PDF]

  • Chuang-Wen You, Yung-Huan Hsieh, Wen-Huang Cheng, Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, "AttachedShock: Design of a Crossing-based Target Selection Technique on Augmented Reality Devices and its Implications", International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 72, issue 7, July 2014. [Link]

  • Ted Tsung-Te Lai, Wei-Ju Chen, Yi-Hsuan Hsieh, Kuei-Han Li, Ya-Yunn Su, Polly Huang, Hao-Hua Chu, “Why Blow Away Heat? Harvest Server’s Heat Using Thermoelectric Generators” ACM Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems 2012 ( ASPLOS’12 ), Poster Section, London, UK.
    [PDF] [Poster] (Best Poster Award)


  • Microelectronics and Computer Development (MCD) Fellowships, University of Texas at Austin, 2014
  • The Best Paper Award, IEEE GreenCom 2014 Taipei Taiwan
  • The Best Poster Award, ACM ASPLOS’12 London
  • ZyXEL Scholarship (4 winners per year, NTHU College of EECS, Networking equipment vendor in Taiwan), 2010
  • Scholarship of Exchange Program to TsingHua University, Beijing, China, summer 2009
  • Academic Achievement Awards (ranked 1st in GPA), NTHU, 2007 / 2008 / 2010

Research Experience and Service

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant (CS, UT Austin): CS386C: Dependable Computing Systems (Fall 2017)
    This course is an introduction of dependable computing systems, which cover real-time system, clock synchronization and fault-tolerance.
  • Giving Lightening Talk for 3rd Annual UT Digital Preservation Symposium. (April 21, 2017)
    Topic: Preserving Web Applications Functionality in A Portable Way.
    (UT Digital Preservation Symposium Website).
  • Graduate Research Assistant (June - August, 2016)
    At Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).
    Research on Web Application's Functionality Preservation.
  • Teaching Assistant (CS, UT Austin): CS439 Principles of Computer Systems (Fall 2015 - Spring 2017)
    This course is an introduction of operation system, which includes CPU scheduling, Semaphores, Locks, Monitor, Deadlock, Virtual Memory, and File System, etc.
  • ACM Ubicomp 2014 external reviewer (March 2014)
  • ACM MobiSys 2013 student volunteer, Taipei, Taiwan (June 25 - 28, 2013)
  • Graduate Research, UbiComp Lab, National Taiwan University (Aug. 2011 - June 2013)
  • Research Assistant, UbiComp Lab, National Taiwan University (July 2013 - July 2014)
    Advisor: Prof. Hao-Hua Chu
  • Adjunct Research Assistant, Academia Sinica (Oct. 2013 - Dec. 2013)