2020/12/23 | People | Artificial Intelligence

PhD thesis defense Ya Lu

Congratulations to Ya Lu, Artificial Intelligence in Health and Nutrition lab, for successfully defending her PhD thesis “Dietary assessment based on computer vision and machine learning“ on 15 December 2020! For her project, she and the team designed and developed several high-performance and user- friendly dietary assessment approaches based on advanced computer vision and machine learning algorithms, enabling automatic estimation of calories and macronutrients for targeting meals in distinct application scenarios.

Ya Lu develops algorithms for automatic nutrient assessment via smartphone pictures (Photo: Adrian Moser © University of Bern)

More about AI-based dietary monitoring: AI in Health and Nutrition Lab