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Anna Yang

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Professional Teaching Fellow

Research | Current

  • Developing open-ended experiments and abbreviated argument-based report for first-year university physics (Schuler Educational Enhancement and Development Fund for Innovation in Teaching; SEED 2017).
  • Harnessing consumer electronics for science learning (Learning Enhancement Grant; LEG 2013/2014).

Teaching | Current


  • PHYSICS 120 - Advancing Physics I
  • PHYSICS 121 - Advancing Physics II
  • TFCPHYS 92F - Foundation Physics II


  • PHYSICS 160 - Physics for the Life Sciences
  • TFCPHYS 91F - Foundation Physics I



Postgraduate supervision

Former BTech (Hons) student:

Neelam Hari, Interactive Playground: Beambox, 2015.


CLeaR Fellow in Teaching and Learning for 2015 on the theme Student engagement and achievement (CLeaR fellows and teaching cases).


  • Teaching assistant support and development in first-year physics courses.
  • Teaching laboratory coordination.


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Yang, Y. (2011). Phase and Amplitude Optimisation in Fourier-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography using a Programmable Optical Spectral Filter The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland. Related URL.
  • Wenas, Y. C., Yang, Y., & Vanholsbeeck, F. (2009). Introducing Tutorials in a physics service course. Paper presented at National UniServe Conference: Motivating science undergraduates: Ideas and Interventions, Sydney, Australia. 30 October - 2 December 2009. (pp. 1).
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Frederique Vanholsbeeck