Prof. Yang Xiao's Shorter Bio

Dr. Yang Xiao currently is a Professor of Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA. His current research interests include Cyber Physical Systems, Internet of Things, Security, Wired/Wireless Networks, Smart Grid, and Telemedicine. He has published over 200 journal papers and over 200 conference papers. Dr. Xiao was a Voting Member of IEEE 802.11 Working Group from 2001 to 2004, involving IEEE 802.11 (WIFI) standardization work. He is a Fellow of IET. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Security and Networks, International Journal of Sensor Networks, and Journal of Communications. He had (s) been an Editorial Board or Associate Editor for 20 international journals. He served (s) as a Guest Editor for over 20 times for different international journals.


Prof. Yang Xiao's Short Bio

Dr. Yang Xiao currently is a Full Professor of Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA, and his B.S. and M.S. degrees in computational mathematics at Jilin University, Changchun, China. His current research interests include Cyber Physical Systems, Internet of Things, Security, Wired/Wireless Networks, Smart Grid, and Telemedicine. He has published over 200 SCI-indexed journal papers (including over 50 IEEE/ACM transactions papers) and over 200 EI indexed refereed conference papers and book chapters related to these research areas. His research has been supported by the U.S. NSF, U.S. Army Research, GENI, Fleet Industrial Supply Center-San Diego, FIATECH, and The University of Alabama's Research Grants Committee.

Dr. Xiao was a Voting Member of IEEE 802.11 Working Group from 2001 to 2004, involving IEEE 802.11 (WIFI) standardization work. He is a Fellow of IET (previously IEE) (FIET). He served/serves as a Panelist for the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), The Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI), Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)'s Telecommunications expert committee, The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)'s Site Visit Committee (SVC), U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command's (USAMRMC) Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) via American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships under the Department of Defense (DoD) via the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), The Science, Mathematics, Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship under DoD via the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), as well as a Referee/Reviewer for many national and international funding agencies. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Security and Networks, International Journal of Sensor Networks, and Journal of Communications. He had (s) been an Editorial Board or Associate Editor for 20 international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, during 2014 to 2015, IEEE Transactions on  Vehicular Technology, during 2007 to 2009, and IEEE Communications Survey and Tutorials, during 2007 to 2014. He served (s) as a Guest Editor for over 20 times for different international journals, including IEEE Network , IEEE Wireless Communications, and ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET).  


Prof. Yang Xiao's Long Bio

Yang Xiao obtained his B.S. degree in computational mathematics and its applied software in Jilin University, China. He obtained DAGSI Ph.D. Full Fellowship which supported his graduate studies in USA, and thereafter he obtained his M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering in Wright State University, Ohio, USA. Dr. Yang Xiao worked in industry as a MAC (Medium Access Control) architect involving the IEEE 802.11 standard enhancement work before he joined academia. Dr. Yang Xiao currently is a Full Professor of Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA, and his B.S. and M.S. degrees in computational mathematics at Jilin University, Changchun, China. His current research interests include Cyber Physical Systems, Internet of Things, Security, Wired/Wireless Networks, Smart Grid, and Telemedicine. He has published over 200 SCI-indexed journal papers (including over 50 IEEE/ACM transactions papers) and over 200 EI indexed refereed conference papers and book chapters related to these research areas. His research has been supported by the U.S. NSF, U.S. Army Research, GENI, Fleet Industrial Supply Center-San Diego, FIATECH, and The University of Alabama's Research Grants Committee.

Dr. Xiao was a Voting Member of IEEE 802.11 Working Group from 2001 to 2004. He is a Fellow of IET (previously IEE) (FIET). He is an IEEE Senior Member since 2004. He served/serves as a Panelist for the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), The Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI), Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)'s Telecommunications expert committee, The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)'s Site Visit Committee (SVC), U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command's (USAMRMC) Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) via American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships under the Department of Defense (DoD) via the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), The Science, Mathematics, Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship under DoD via the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS),  as well as a Referee/Reviewer for many national and international funding agencies, such as the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), US Army Research Office (ARO), the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), U.S. Department of Energy- Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (ARPA-E), American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC),  Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI),  Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH), Louisiana Board of Regents, Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), The United States - Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF), Technology and Space of Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology Foundation STW of Netherlands, Qatar National Research Fund, National Center of Science and Technology of Kazakhstani, the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) of Saudi Arabia via the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS),  the Nazarbayev University Research Council in Astana, Kazakhstan via Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Technology and Space of Israeli Ministry of Science, Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA)  via Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), and University Grants Committee (UGC) of Hong Kong. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Security and Networks, International Journal of Sensor Networks, and Journal of Communications. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications (IJTA), during 2007 to 2009.  He had (s) been an Editorial Board or Associate Editor for 20 international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, during 2014 to 2015, IEEE Transactions on  Vehicular Technology, during 2007 to 2009, and IEEE Communications Survey and Tutorials, during 2007 to 2014. He served (s) as a Guest Editor for over 20 times for different international journals, including IEEE Network, IEEE Wireless Communications, and ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET). In addition, he has been involved in organizing over 70 conferences. He served (s) the General/Honorary Chair/Co-Chair for over 34 conferences/workshops. He served (s) the TPC Chair or TPC Co-Chair for over 21 conferences.  He served (s) the Symposium Co-Chair for 7 symposia.  He served (s) on TPC for more than 200 conferences such as INFOCOM, ICDCS, MOBIHOC, ICC, GLOBECOM, WCNC, etc. 

Dr. Xiao had directed 14 doctoral dissertations in the past and is currently supervising 5 Ph.D. students/candidates in computer security and networking areas. Dr. Xiao also supervised 19 M.S. graduates in the past.

 

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