The Catholic University of America

Yi Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Pangborn Room 314
202-319-4765 phone
202-319-5195 fax
yangy@cua.edu

Education
B.S., Computer Science, Huazhong Normal University, 2000
M.S., Computer Science, Huazhong Normal University, 2003
Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2010

Biography
Yi Yang received her B.S. degree and M.S. degree in Computer Science from Huazhong Normal University in China in the year of 2000 and 2003 respectively. She received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University (University Park) in August, 2010. As a research assistant in the Networking and Security Research Center (NSRC) of the CSE department at Penn State, she won the Research Assistant Award in 2008. Her research interests include security and privacy issues in wireless networks, network security, networking and network management, system and web security.

Representative Publications
Min Shao, Sencun Zhu, Wensheng Zhang, Guohong Cao, and Yi Yang, “pDCS: Security and Privacy Support for Data Centric Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transaction on Mobile Computing, Volume 8, Number 8, August 2009.

Yi Yang, Sencun Zhu, Guohong Cao, and Thomas LaPorta, “An Active Global Attack Model in Sensor Source Location Privacy: Analysis and Countermeasures,” SecureComm 2009.

 Yi Yang, Xinran Wang, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao, “SDAP: A Secure Hop-by-Hop Data Aggregation Protocol for Sensor Networks”, In ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), Volume 11, Issue 4, July 2008.
 
Yi Yang, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao, “Improving Sensor Network Immunity under Worm Attacks: A Software Diversity Approach,” ACM Mobihoc 2008.
 
Min Shao,Yi Yang, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao, “Towards Statistically Strong Source Anonymity for Sensor Networks,” IEEE Infocom 2008.

Yi Yang, Min Shao, Sencun Zhu, Bhuvan Urgaonkar, and Guohong Cao, “Towards Event Source Unobservability with Minimum Network Traffic in Sensor Networks,” ACM WiSec 2008.
 
Yi Yang, Xinran Wang, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao, “Distributed Software based Attestation for Node Compromise Detection in Sensor Networks,” IEEE SRDS, October 2007.
 
Yi Yang, Xinran Wang, Sencun Zhu, and Guohong Cao, “SDAP: A Secure Hop-by-hop Data Aggregation Protocol for Sensor Networks,” ACM Mobihoc 2006.