Prof. Jian Yang 

Director of Research
Department of Computing
Macquarie University
Sydney NSW 2109

Office: E6A316
Voice: 61-(0)2-9850 9584
Fax: 61-(0)2-9850 9551


Biographical information

Dr. Jian Yang is a full professor at Department of Computing, Macquarie University. She received her PhD in Multidatabase Systems area  from The Australian National University in 1995. Before she joined Macquarie University, she worked as an associate professor at Tilburg University, Netherlands (2000-2003), a senior research scientist at the Division of Mathematical and Information Science, CSIRO, Australia (1998-2000), and as a lecturer (assistant professor) at Dept of Computer Science, The Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales (1993-1998).

Dr. Yang has published papers in the international journals and conferences such as IEEE transactions, Information Systems, Data & Knowledge Engineering, CACM, VLDB, ICDCS, CAiSE, CoopIS, CIKM, etc. She has served as program committee member in various international conferences such as: ICDE, CAiSE,  ER, CoopIS, ICSOC, BPM, ICWS, SCC, WISE, WAIM, etc. She is also a regular reviewer for journals such as IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, Data & Knowledge Engineering, VLDB Journal, IEEE Internet Computing, etc.

She has served as conference/program co-chairs of ICSOC and BPM. Currently, she is on the steering committee of International Conference on Service Computing (ICSOC).


Her main research interests are: social network, big data analytics, web service technology; business process management; interoperability, trust in social networks and e-commerce;


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