Dong Tang received the M.S. degree in engineering from the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1983 and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in 1992. He was a Senior Research Engineer at SoHaR, Inc., Ca, USA, for 6 years and a Senior Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems, Inc., Ca, USA for 11 years. At SoHaR, he was the Principal Investigator for several US government sponsored research projects and the architect of MEADEP, a commercial system dependability modeling and data analysis tool. At Sun, he designed/developed RAScad, an RAS (reliability, availability, serviceability) architecture modeling tool for system designers and performed RAS modeling and evaluation for several generations of Sun server/storage products as well as Java Application Server, EE, and Solaris Fault Management Architecture. Presently, he is a Principal Software Engineer at Oracle Corporation and works on RAS modeling and assessment for Oracle hardware and software products. His research interest is mainly in dependable computing: dependability modeling tool development, dependability modeling and evaluation, and fault-tolerant system design. He was a Program Cochair for the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Dependable Computing (DSN 2005) and for the 16th IEEE Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing (PRDC 2010).
Biography Updated on 8 December 2011