Jie Yang 

 Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science Office: 251C  Love Building
Florida State University Email: jyang5 at fsu.edu
Tallahassee, FL 32306 Phone: 850-645-0417


Jie Yang received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in 2011. His research interests include cyber security and mobile computing, with an emphasis on user authentication, device identification, wireless security, smartphone privacy and applications, location systems, mobile healthcare and vehicular applications. His research is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Army Research Office (ARO), and Google. He has published one book and three book chapters and 100+ research papers in prestigious journals and conferences, including IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (IEEE TDSC), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (IEEE/ACM ToN), IEEE Transactions on Mobile computing (TMC), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), ACM CCS/MobiCom/MobiHoc/MobiSys/SenSys/UbiComp/ASIACCS, USENIX Security, ACSAC, and IEEE INFOCOM/ICDCS/PerCom/CNS/SECON. He is the recipient of the Developing Scholar Award in 2020 from Florida State University, and Faculty Research Award in 2018 from Google.  He is the recipient of the Best Paper Award from ACM MobiCom 2011, Best Paper Runner-up Award from IEEE CNS 2013, Best Paper Award from IEEE CNS 2014, and Stevens Francis T. Boesch Award in 2011 from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is also the recipient of the Best Poster Award from IEEE Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC) 2009. His work has been regularly featured in the media outlets including MIT Technology Review, NewScientist, Yahoo News, The Wall Street Journal, CNET News, NPR, Stevens News, Sohu, and Sina. He is a senior member of the ACM and IEEE, and has served on the technical program committees for several international conferences on security and mobile computing, such as ACSAC, ESORICS, WiSec, IWQoS, CNS, INFOCOM, ICDCS, and Mobisys.