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Qing (Ken) Yang
Distinguished Engineering Professor

Ph.D. University of Louisiana, Lafayette 1988
M.A. University of Toronto, 1985
B.Sc. Huazhong University of Sci. and Tech., China, 1982

Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE, URI , 1988
Associate Professor, Dept. of ECE, URI , 1993
Professor, Dept. of ECE, URI, 1997
Distinguished Engineering Professor, Dept of ECE, URI, 1998
EMC Endowed Visiting Chair Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 2008

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An IEEE Fellow, professor Yang's research interests include Computer Architectures, Memory Systems, I/O and Data Storage architectures, Storage Networking (SAN, NAS, and LAN), Parallel and Distributed Computing (software and hardware), Embedded Computer Systems and Applications, Computer Applications in Biomedical Systems.

Recent News and Media Coverage

From Innovation to Successful Company
Engineering students win national championship in intelligent car competition
Advising and taking students to participate and win the championship of east regional and 2nd place national intelligent car race
Speeding up computer Servers
Faster computers for a faster world
Helping people improving their quality of life.
Engineering Professor Qing Yang formed a company to commercialize several of his patents: VELOBIT, Inc.
Three Startups from URI including VeloBit are in Boston Business Journal.
Protecting your smart phones.

Current Research Projects:

  • Embedded Computer System Design for Neural-controlled Artificial Legs including hardware, firmware, and software;

  • Data protection and recovery.

  • New I/O and Data Storage Architectures.

    Selected Publications

    ISCA
    ISCA
    ISCA
    ISCA
    HPCA
    • "I-CASH: Intelligently Coupled Array of SSD and HDD" in The 17th IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture, 2011 (HPCA'11), San Antonio, TX, Feb 2011. Jin Ren and Qing Yang
    HPCA

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    Professional Services

    Professor Yang has served in the professional society in various capacities including General Chair of the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA2011), IEEE international Conference on Network, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), IEEE Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/Os (SNAPI); IEEE Distinguished Speaker; Editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems; and Program Committee member of numerous international conferences

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    Kelley Annex, Room A108 Telephone: (401) 874-5880; Fax: (401) 782-6422
    E-mail Address: qyang@ele.uri.edu