Lei Yang received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2005 and 2008, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the School of Electrical Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA, in 2012. He was a Postdoctoral Scholar with Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA, and an Assistant Research Professor with the School of Electrical Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA. His research interests include big data analytics, edge computing and its applications in IoT and 5G, stochastic optimization and modeling in smart cities and cyber-physical systems, data privacy and security in crowdsensing, and optimization and control in mobile social networks. He was a recipient of the Best Paper Award Runner-up at the IEEE INFOCOM 2014.
Clouds and Distributed Computing