Laurence T. Yang0000-0003-0009-525X
Laurence T. Yang graduated from Tsinghua University, Tsinghua, China and got his Ph.D. degree from University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada. He joined the St. Francis Xavier University in 1999. His current research includes high performance, embedded and ubiquitous/pervasive computing. He has published many papers in refereed journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters such as IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems, ACM Journal on Mobile Networks and Applications, and others. He has been involved actively in conferences and workshops as a program/general/steering conference chair as the Steering Cochair of UIC/ATC, IEEE CSE, IEEE HPCC, IEEE/IFIP EUC, IEEE ISPA, IEEE EmbeddedCom, and others. Currently, he serves as the Chair (elected in 2008 and 2010) of IEEE Technical Committee of Scalable Computing (TCSC) and the Chair of IEEE Task force on Ubiquitous Computing and Intelligence. He is in the steering committee of IEEE/ACM Supercomputing (SC-XY) conference series, and the National Resource Allocation Committee (NRAC) of Compute Canada. In addition, he works as the Editors-in-Chief and Editor of several international journals. He has been acting as an author/coauthor or an editor/coeditor of many books from Kluwer, Springer, Nova Science, American Scientific Publishers, and John Wiley & Sons. He has won several best paper awards (including IEEE Best and Outstanding Conference Awards such as the IEEE 20th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (IEEE AINA-06), etc.); One Best Paper Nomination; Distinguished Achievement Award, 2005; Canada Foundation for Innovation Award (as a coapplicant), 2003.
Biography Updated on 13 August 2012