PhD, Science and Technology Studies Sep 2020 -
New York University
MA, Media, Culture, and Communication Sep 2017 - May 2019
Nanjing Normal University
BA, Journalism Sep 2013 - May 2017
Presentations & Talks
Zhao, Y. “Beyond Fixing: Algorithmic Identity-making and Facial Detectability Problems of Selfie Software,” Exception Error: Fatal, Illegal, Unknown, Special Interest Group for Computers, Information, and Society (SIGCIS) at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT’19), Milan, Italy, October 27, 2019.
Zhao, Y. “Face as a ‘Mathematical Problem’: History of Face Detection from Chinese Figural Art to Western Physiognomy,” Towards a History of Artificial Intelligence: Workshop at Columbia University, New York, NY, May 23-24, 2019.
Zhao, Y. “Retouched Away: Self-tracking and the Biopolitics of Selfie Software,” InfoSocial Graduate Student Conference at Northwestern University (InfoSocial’19), Evanston, IL, April 12, 2019.
Yue Zhao, “Xiao Liu, Information Fantasies: Precarious Mediation in Postsocialist China,” International Journal of Communication 14, no. 0 (January 14, 2020): 3.
Cornell Department of Science and Technology Studies Sep 2020
Mitchell Leaska Scholarship
NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication Apr 2019
Communications Intern Sep 2019 - Jan 2020
Wuxuduoyan (务虚多⾔）: a podcast on technology, culture, and society
Co-founder & Host 2018 - present
MIT Technology Review China
Translator & Freelance editor 2018
Radio Netherlands Worldwide Media
Digital Editorial Intern 2016 - 2017
Film Channel, Hunan Television
Assistant Editor 2014
Special training & skills
School of Visual Art, Certificate in Illustrator: Professional Techniques, 2019
Artistic: graphic design; digital illustration; photography; watercolor
Languages: Chinese (native); English (proficient); French (intermediate)