DR. YAO’S PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

 

EDUCATION

·         Ph.D. Major in Computer Science, Southern Methodist University

                Minor in Engineering Management

·         M.S. in Computer Science, University of Wyoming

·          Pursued Second B.S. in Computer Science, University of Wyoming (completed the entire core course requirement for the major, and promoted into graduate program)

 

EMPLOYMENT

·         Tenured Professor of Computer Science, Georgia College & State University (2008-Present)

·         Tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science, Georgia College & State University (2003-2008)

·         Visiting Professor of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology (2002)

·         Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Georgia College & State University

·         System Programmer II, University of Wyoming

o    System Programming, System Analysis, trouble shooting, and System Maintenance on IBM/MVS ESA9000, VAX/VMS Cluster, VAX/UNIX


RESEARCH INTERESTS

·         Cyber Security

·         Data Mining

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

·         Computer Science Accreditation Program Evaluator of CAC, ABET (2004-2012)

·         Commissioner/Team chair of CAC, ABET (2012-Present)