Ivy is an expert in biological anthropology, with a specialization in analyzing migration, health, and diet in ancient and modern Asian populations. In addition to her work in biological anthropology, her current research focus is on artificial intelligence in archaeological analysis. These projects are supported by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and conducted in collaboration with Harvard University and the University of Cambridge. Ivy has also served as an editor for several well-recognized journals in her field.

Job Titles: Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Director of the Bioarchaeology Lab

Professional Qualifications / Memberships

2013 – 2021 Member of the Cambridge Infectious Diseases (CID) Cambridge, UK
2016 Member of the British Society for Parasitology (BSP) Bedfordshire, UK
2015 Member of the American Society of Parasitologists (ASP) US
2014-2015 Member of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Ann Arbor, US
2014-2015 Member of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (IPPA) Canberra, Australia
2014 Member of the British Association for Forensic Anthropology (BAFA) and British Association for Human Identification (BAHID) Newark, US
2014-2015 Member of the Paleopathology Association (PPA) US/Canada
2013-2015 Member of the British Association for Biological Anthropology and

Osteoarchaeology (BABAO)


Academic Honours and Awards

Selected Poster Presentation (finalist), Biological and Biomedical Science Session, SET for Britain event, at the House of Parliament, UK

Topic: ‘Detecting Diseases in Past Civilizations: How Ancient Parasites Could Help Us Fight Modern Allergies’

Taiwanese Archaeology Research Award, National Museum of Prehistory, Taiwan

Non-Academic Achievements

(1) National Gymnastic Competition(Type B), National Intercollegiate Athletic Games, Taiwan, 2002. Vault 6th place; Uneven Bars 7th place; Balance Beam 7th place; Floor Exercise 7th place.

(2) National Classical Dance Competition, Top 3, Taiwan, 2004.

Since Ivy was young, she has had a deep interest in both art and sports. As she entered the fields of anthropology and archaeology, her passion for art and the physical demands of archaeological work proved to be an ideal match. These hobbies, which she had cultivated from a young age, have greatly contributed to her research endeavors in archaeology.

Email Address: hyyeh@ntu.edu.sg

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