Jie Yang 

 Professor, Department of Computer Science
Pervasive Computing and Cyber Security (PerSec) Laboratory

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

Dr. Jie Yang is a Professor of Computer Science at Florida State University. He received his Ph.D. degree from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2011 (academic family). Dr. Yang is the director of the Pervasive Computing and Cyber Security (PerSec) Laboratory and is a pioneer in the development of Wi-Fi sensing and mobile safety systems. He has authored one book, three book chapters, several patents, and over 120 research papers, including publications in top-tier venues such as ACM MobiCom, MobiHoc, MobiSys, SenSys, UbiComp, CCS, USENIX Security, IEEE INFOCOM, TMC, ToN, TPDS. His publications have been cited over 10,000 times with an h-index of 52, according to Google Scholar Citations.    

Dr. Yang's high-impact research work has been regularly featured in numerous media outlets (media coverage), including MIT Technology Review, New Scientist, Tech Xplore, Yahoo News, The New York Times, NPR, and The Wall Street Journal. Several of his patents have been licensed and commercialized by industry, generating revenues. Dr. Yang's recognitions include Elsevier Top 2% Top-cited Researcher, AMiner AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Honorable Mention, Research.com Top Computer Scientist, the Google Faculty Research Award, the FSU Developing Scholar Award, the FSU CS Faculty Research Award, the FSU CS Faculty Service Award, the Stevens Francis T. Boesch Award, New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Innovation Award, IEEE Communication Society Distinguished TPC Member Awards, as well as Best Paper Awards at IEEE CNS 2014, IEEE CNS 2013, and ACM MobiCom 2011.

Dr. Yang serves as an Editor for IEEE Internet of Things Journal, the International Journal of Sensor Networks, and International Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. He has also served as a guest Editor for Journal of Surveillance, Security and Safety, and International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. Dr. Yang has served as a TPC Co-Chair for IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Smart Systems Track of Application and System 2022, a TPC Vice-Chair for IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering 2015, and a TPC Co-Chair for IEEE International WS on Resource Management of Cloud Computing 2013. He has also organized the IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks 2019, the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet 2019, and the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks 2016. Dr. Yang regularly serves on the technical program committees of numerous premier international conferences, such as USENIX Security, INFOCOM, MobiSys, ICDCS, ACSAC, ESORICS, IWQoS, and ASIACCS.