Xuerong Yong received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong in July 2002 and then worked as a Researcher at the DIMACS (NSF center at Rutgers University) until August 2004. During 2004-2005, he served as a Lecturer for the Department of computer science and the 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 Ph.D. degree in mathematics from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China. His research interests are in the areas of discrete mathematics, linear algebra, and theoretical computer science, concentrated on the number of structures in a graph (e.g., spanning trees, independent sets, perfect matchings, etc.), special matrix theory, and analysis of algorithms. He is a Regular Reviewer for the AMS Mathematical Reviews.
Biography Updated on 17 April 2012