Yuanyuan Yang's biographical sketch
Yuanyuan Yang received the BEng and MS degrees in computer science and
engineering from Tsinghua University,
and the MSE and PhD degrees in computer science from
Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Yang is a SUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of
Electrical & Computer Engineering and Department of Computer
Associate Dean for Diversity and Academic Affairs,
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, at Stony Brook University.
Prior to joining Stony Brook in 1999, she had held a tenured faculty position
at University of Vermont.
Dr. Yang is internationally recognized for her contributions
in networking and parallel & distributed computing systems areas.
She was elected as an IEEE Fellow in 2009 "for contributions to
parallel and distributed computing systems."
Her current research interests include
cloud computing, data center networks, edge computing,
and wireless/mobile networks.
Dr. Yang currently is the Associate Editor-in-Chief for the
IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. She has served as the Associate Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Transactions
on Computers and
editor for the IEEE Transactions on Computers and IEEE Transactions
on Parallel and Distributed Systems. She is also
an associate editor for the Journal of Parallel
and Distributed Computing.
Dr. Yang has published more than 350
scientific papers in leading refereed journals, conferences and
book chapters. She is an inventor/co-inventor of seven U.S. patents
in the area of interconnection networks.
She has served as a distinguished visitor of IEEE Computer Society.
She received an IEEE Region 1 Award for ``significant contributions in
multicast switching networks'' in 2002, the Best Paper Awards at the
18th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium
in 2004, and the 7th International Conference on Parallel and
Distributed Systems in 2000, and a Distinguished Leadership Award from
the 15th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and
Networks in 2006.
She has served as a general chair, program chair or vice chair
for several major conferences and a program committee
member for numerous conferences. She has received
many research grants as a Principal Investigator
from the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Army Research Office.