Specialty
Computer Science

Areas of Interest
Computer security; Software design and engineering; Database management.

Curriculum Vitae 
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Dr. Li Yang is a Guerry Professor and Assistant Dean in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. She is the Director of UTC Information Security (InfoSec) Center, a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (CAE-IA/CD). Her research interests include network and information security, big data analytics, massive data mining, bioinformatics, and engineering techniques for complex software system design.  She actively involves students into her research. She authored papers on these areas in refereed journal, conferences and symposiums. She is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Information Security and Privacy. She has secured over four million external funding from National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of Defense (DoD), and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).