Yang Xiao worked in industry as a MAC (Medium Access Control) Architect involving the IEEE 802.11 standard enhancement work before he joined the Department of Computer Science at The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn, USA, in 2002. He is currently with Department of Computer Science (with tenure) at The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala, USA. He was a Voting Member of IEEE 802.11 Working Group from 2001 to 2004. He is an IEEE Senior Member. He serves as a panelist for the US National Science Foundation (NSF), Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Telecommunications Expert Committee, and the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). He is also a referee/reviewer for many national and international funding agencies. His research areas are security, communications/networks, robotics, and telemedicine. He has published more than 160 refereed journal papers (including over 47 IEEE/ACM transactions papers) and over 200 refereed conference papers and book chapters related to these research areas. Dr. Xiao’s research has been supported by the US National Science Foundation (NSF), US Army Research, The Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI), Fleet Industrial Supply Center San Diego (FISCSD), FIATECH, and The University of Alabama Research Grants Committee. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Security and Networks (IJSN) and the International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet). He was the founding Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications (IJTA) (2007–2009).
Biography Updated on 12 January 2011