Bio-data of Dr. Yan Wang


Dr. Yan Wang is currently a Full Professor in the School of Computing, Macquarie University, Australia. He received his PhD from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), P. R. China. Prior to joining Macquarie University in 2003, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS). He has published a number of research papers in international conferences including AAAI, AAMAS, ICDE, IJCAI, NeurIPS, SIGIR, WWW, and journals including CSUR, TIST, TKDD, TKDE, TPDS, TSC and TWEB. His research interests cover trust management, recommender systems, social computing and service computing.   


Prof. Yan Wang has served on the editorial board of several international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), Service-Oriented Computing & Applications (SOCA) by Springer, and Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS) by Springer. He served as a guest co-editor of a special session on trusted computing of IEEE Access in 2017, and the special track on e-commerce of IEEE Internet Computing in 2008. He also served as a General co-Chair of IEEE ATC2013, IEEE ATC2014, IEEE MS2015, IEEE ICWS2016 and IEEE CLOUD2017, a Program co-Chair of IEEE SCC2011, ATC2011, IEEE MS2014, IEEE SCC2018, IEEE SOSE2018 and IEEE SCC2019, and a Local Organisation Chair of IEEE DSAA2020. He served as an HDR Director in the Department of Computing of Macquarie University in 2011-2019, and Course Director of Data Science in 2021-2023.


Prof. Yan Wang's research team has received a number of awards, including three Best (Student) Paper Awards from IEEE SCC2010, IEEE TrustCom2012 and IEEE ICWS2016 respectively, Vice-Chancellor's Commendation for Academic Excellence in PhD thesis for 3 times (2017, 2020, 2020), and the nomination for Australasian Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation for 3 times. Prof. Wang received 2017 IEEE TC-TVSC Outstanding Service Award from the IEEE Technical Committee on Services Computing (TC-SVC), IEEE Computer Society.


Prof. Yan Wang is a Senior Member of the IEEE.