Bo Yang


University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D.)

2015 - 2019
Mechanical Engineering/Biomechanics
Berkeley Biomechanics Lab


Dissertation: Simulating Intervertebral Disc Mechanics Using Finite Element Method (2019)
The J. K. Zee Fellowship (2015)
SB3C ASME Ph.D. paper competition finalist and Travel Bursary (2016-17)
Signatures Innovation Fellows (2017-18)

University of California, Berkeley (M.S.)

2013 - 2015
Mechanical Engineering/Ocean Engineering

Dalian University of Technology (B.S.)

2009 - 2013
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
Daoda Enterprise Scholarship (2011)
The Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Scholarship (2013)
General Design of a 10000DWT Coastal Product Oil Carrier
Shape, Arrangement, Cross-Section, Propeller

Work Experience and Projects

Senior Software Engineer at LinkedIn
(9/2021 - present)

Software Engineer at LinkedIn
(7/2019 - 9/2021)

  • Worked on LinkedIn Talent Insight product (part of LinkedIn Talent Solution).
  • Worked on Big Data using Hadoop and Spark technologies.
  • Developed and maintained over 50 ETL (Extract, transform, load) flows and even more tables.
  • Developed algorithms and flows to detect anomalies on talent market time series.
  • Developed and maintained Automated Insights: a recommendation system including a Learn to rank Xgboost model.

Internship at LinkedIn
(2019 Spring)

  • Worked on LinkedIn offline data Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) using Spark Scala to support an online reporting system.
  • Designed and implemented talent report recommendation.

Internship at TianMing Data Science Technology
(2017 Winter)

  • Developed deep convolutional neural network (CNN), including Resnet and Densenet, to conduct pneumoconiosis diagnosis using chest x-ray images.
  • Developed Python classes and scripts for medical image analysis.
  • Developed algorithms for data augmentation and checking label quality.
  • Developed deep CNN models using Mxnet and gluon and deployed them for inference (80%+ accuracy).

Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) 5 times at UC Berkeley

  • Including one semester Lead GSI of a 260-student MATLAB programming class (Engineering 7).
  • Led 6 other GSIs to prepare and grade homeworks and exams, give lab sessions, and hold office hours.