## Xuerong Yong

Xuerong Yong received his Ph.D in computer science from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in July 2002 and then worked as a researcher at DIMACS (NSF center at Rutgers University, USA) until August 2004. During 2004-2005, he served as a Lecturer for the Department of Computer Science and Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University. He is currently with the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and has also been a visiting researcher at DIMACS. Earlier in 1991, he earned doctorate in mathematics from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China. His research interests are in areas of discrete mathematics, linear algebra, and theoretical computer science, concentrated on counting structures (e.g., spanning trees, independent sets, perfect matchings, etc.) in graphs, special matrix theory, and analysis of algorithms. He is a Regular Reviewer for the AMS Mathematical Reviews.

Biography Updated on 18 October 2012