• Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Curation


I am currently a PhD student in Information Science at the University of Washington. My research interest revolves around Machine Learning in Fairness, Spatial-temporal Prediction, and Urban Mobility. I received my B.E. in Remote Sensing from Wuhan University, China, and received my M.S. in Ecology from Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, China.


  • MS, Computational Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, 2015
  • B.E., Remote Sensing, Wuhan University, 2012

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Paper
    FairST: Equitable Spatial and Temporal Demand Prediction for New Mobility Systems (2019)
    Proceedings of the 27th ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL), Page 10 Authors: An Yan, William G Howe
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Fairness in Practice: A Survey on Equity in Urban Mobility (2019)
    IEEE Data Eng. Bull., Volume 42, Issue 3 Authors: An Yan, William G Howe
  • Conference Paper
    Mining Open Government Data Used in Scientific Research (2018)
    International Conference on Information (iConference 2018) Authors: An Yan, Nicholas Weber
  • Conference Paper
    Predicting Abandonment in Online Coding Tutorials
    IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centered Computing Authors: An Yan, Michael Lee, Amy J. Ko


  • Cross-Disciplinary Data Practices in Earth System Science: Aligning Services with Reuse and Reproducibility Priorities (2020)
    2020 ASIS&T Virtual Annual Meeting - Virtual