Yuan Zhang is the Director of the Machine Vision Department at the China Telecom Research Institute. In addition, she is the chair of MPEG AhG VCM, focusing on video coding for machine vision. Furthermore, Yuan is the Co-chair of WP3/16 and the Rapporteur of ITU-T Q12/16, focusing on standardization on intelligent video application. She was the Vice-chair of ITU-T FG-AI4AD, focusing on technology of AI for assisted and autonomous driving. Among her job responsibilities are the R&D and standardization of machine vision.