Dr. Qing Yang
University of North Texas
Computer Science and Engineering
(940) 565-4899
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Education

PhD, Auburn University Main Campus, 2011.
Major: Computer Science & Engineering

Professional Memberships

Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. (September 1, 2011 – Present).

Development Activities Attended

Faculty Fellowship,"UNT DC Fellowship," UNT Office of VPR, United States of America. (20192020).

Other,"Grantsmanship Workshop," AtKisson Training Group LLC and UNT Research and Innovation Office, Denton, TX, United States of America. (December 9, 2019December 9, 2019).

Workshop,"2018 Career Mentoring Workshop," Computer Research Association (CRA), Washington DC, United States of America. (February 26, 2018February 27, 2018).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
CSCE 3530, Introduction to Computer Networks, 1 course.
CSCE 4510, Introduction to Wireless Communications, 3 courses.
CSCE 4520, Wireless Networks and Protocols, 1 course.
CSCE 4890, Directed Study, 1 course.
CSCE 4999, Senior Thesis, 2 courses.
CSCE 5510, Wireless Communication, 4 courses.
CSCE 5520, Wireless Networks and Protocols, 1 course.
CSCE 5934, Directed Study, 1 course.
CSCE 5950, Master's Thesis, 1 course.
CSCE 6900, Special Problems, 3 courses.
CSCE 6933, Advanced Topics in Computer Science and Engineering, 1 course.
CSCE 6940, Individual Research, 5 courses.
CSCE 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 2 courses.
INFO 6900, Special Problems, 1 course.

Teaching at Other Institutions

Montana State University, Computer Security, CSCI 476, Spring 2017.

Montana State University, Database Systems, CSCI 466, Fall 2016.

Montana State University, Wireless Network and Mobile Computing, CSCI 565, Fall 2016.

Montana State University, Computer Security, CSCI 476, Spring 2016.

Montana State University, Data Structure and Algorithms, CSCI 232, Spring 2016.

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (January 2020 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (2019 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (2019 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (2019 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (December 2018 – Present).

Master's Thesis Committee Member, Electrical Engineering. (December 2018 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (September 2018 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Information Science. (September 2018 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (September 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Computer Science and Engineering. (August 27, 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (August 27, 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (August 27, 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (August 27, 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Computer Science and Engineering. (August 27, 20172019).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding
Tang, S., Gu, Z., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2019). Smart Home IoT Anomaly Detection based on Ensemble Model Learning From Heterogeneous Data. IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data). 8. IEEE.
Xie, D., Zhong, X., Yang, Q., Huang, Y. (2019). Comprehensive cooperative deep deterministic policy gradients for multi-agent systems in unstable environment. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Multi-Domain Operations Applications. 11006, 110060K.
Guo, J., Cheng, X., Chen, Q., Yang, Q. (2019). Detection of Occluded Road Signs on Autonomous Driving Vehicles. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME). 856--861.
Chen, Q., Ma, X., Tang, S., Guo, J., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2019). F-cooper: feature based cooperative perception for autonomous vehicle edge computing system using 3D point clouds. Proceedings of the 4th ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing. 88--100.
Liu, G., Li, C., Yang, Q. (2019). NeuralWalk: Trust Assessment in Online Social Networks with Neural Networks. IEEE INFOCOM 2019-IEEE Conference on Computer Communications. 1999--2007.
Zou, P., Qingge, L., Yang, Q., Zhu, B. (2019). Trajectory Comparison in a Vehicular Network I: Computing a Consensus Trajectory. International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications. 533--544.
Qingge, L., Zou, P., Dai, L., Yang, Q., Zhu, B. (2019). Trajectory Comparison in a Vehicular Network II: Eliminating the Redundancy. International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications. 260--271.
Chen, Q., Tang, S., Hochstetler, J., Guo, J., Li, Y., Xiong, J., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2019). Low-latency High-level Data Sharing for Connected and Autonomous Vehicular Networks. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet (ICII). 10. IEEE. http://www.ieee-icii.org/
Chen, Q., Tang, S., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2019). Cooper: Cooperative Perception for Connected Autonomous Vehicles Based on 3D Point Clouds. 2019 IEEE 39th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS). 514-524.
Cong, H., Li, Q., Zhou, C., Yang, Q. (2018). Analysis on Connectivity of Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Simulation. 2018 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC). 762--768.
Luo, Y., Pu, L., Zhao, Y., Wang, W., Yang, Q., Peng, Z. (2018). Revisiting Transmission Scheduling in RF Energy Harvesting Wireless Communications. Proceedings of the Eighteenth ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing. 314--315. New York, NY, USA: ACM. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3209582.3225204
Li, X., Fang, H., Yang, Q., Zhang, J. (2018). Who is Your Best Friend?: Ranking Social Network Friends According to Trust Relationship. Proceedings of the 26th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization. 301--309. New York, NY, USA: ACM. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/3209219.3209243
Liu, G., Chen, Q., Yang, Q., Zhu, B., Wang, H., Wang, W. (2017). OpinionWalk: An efficient solution to massive trust assessment in online social networks. INFOCOM 2017-IEEE Conference on Computer Communications, IEEE. 1--9.
Xu, Q., Su, Z., Hui, Y., Yang, Q. (2017). Caching Scheme with Edge Nodes for Mobile Cyber Physical Systems. Orlando: 2017 IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress.
Liu, Y., Chen, Q., Liu, H., Hu, C., Yang, Q. (2016). A Non Destructive Interference based receiver-initiated MAC protocol for wireless sensor networks. Consumer Communications \& Networking Conference (CCNC), 2016 13th IEEE Annual. 1030--1035.
Feng, W., Sun, J., Zhang, L., Cao, C., Yang, Q. (2016). A support vector machine based naive Bayes algorithm for spam filtering. Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC), 2016 IEEE 35th International. 1--8.
Kuerban, M., Tian, Y., Yang, Q., Jia, Y., Huebert, B., Poss, D. (2016). FlowSec: DOS Attack Mitigation Strategy on SDN Controller. Networking, Architecture and Storage (NAS), 2016 IEEE International Conference on. 1--2.
Wu, S., Abed, S. H., Yang, Q., Wang, H. (2016). IEEE 802.11 Traffic Measurement and Analysis. Proceedings of the 9th EAI International Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications. 1--6.
Chen, Q., Bellows, B., Wittie, M. P., Patterson, S., Yang, Q. (2016). MOVESET: MOdular VEhicle SEnsor Technology. Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC), 2016 IEEE. 1--4.
Journal Article
Wu, D., Liu, B., Yang, Q., Wang, R. (2020). Social-aware cooperative caching mechanism in mobile social networks. Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 149, 102457. Academic Press.
Xiong, J., Chen, X., Yang, Q., Chen, L., Yao, Z. (2019). A task-oriented user selection incentive mechanism in edge-aided mobile crowdsensing. Other. IEEE.
Qingge, L., Smith, K., Jungst, S., Wang, B., Yang, Q., Zhu, B. (2019). Approaching the One-sided Exemplar Adjacency Number Problem. Other. IEEE.
Shi, Y., Sun, J., Liu, D., Kou, L., Li, B., Yang, Q., Zhang, L. (2019). Cloud-Based Data Offloading for Multi-focus and Multi-views Image Fusion in Mobile Applications. Other. 1--12. Springer US.
Liu, G., Yang, Q., Wang, H., Liu, A. X. (2019). Three-Valued Subjective Logic: A Model for Trust Assessment in Online Social Networks. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. IEEE.
Cheng, T., Liu, G., Yang, Q., Sun, J. (2019). Trust assessment in vehicular social network based on three-valued subjective logic. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 21(3), 652--663. IEEE.
Qian, C., Shen, X., Zhang, Y., Yang, Q., Shen, J., Zhu, H. (2018). Building and climbing based visual navigation framework for self-driving cars. Other. 23(3), 624--638. Springer.
Wu, D., Liu, Q., Wang, H., Yang, Q., Wang, R. (2018). Cache less for more: Exploiting cooperative video caching and delivery in D2D communications. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. IEEE.
Xu, Y., Yang, Q., Chu, D. (2018). Exploring timeliness for accurate recommendation in location-based social networks. Other. 1(1), 11--48.
Zhang, Y., Shen, X., Yang, Q., Qian, C., Liu, G. (2018). Infusion Auxiliary Service System Based on ZigBee Wireless Network. IEEE Access. 6, 12718--12726.
Li, Q., Yang, Q., Su, L. (2018). Rotation based coverage control algorithm and protocol for heterogeneous sensor networks. International Journal of Sensor Networks. 27(2), 117--127. Inderscience Publishers (IEL).
Su, Z., Dai, M., Qi, Q., Wang, Y., Xu, Q., Yang, Q. (2018). Task Allocation Scheme for Cyber Physical Social Systems. Other. 1-1.
Niu, X., Liu, G., Yang, Q. (2018). Trustworthy Website Detection Based on Social Hyperlink Network Analysis. Other. 1-1.
Zhao, C., Yang, S., Yan, P., Yang, Q., Yang, X., McCann, J. (2018). Data Quality Guarantee for Credible Caching Device Selection in Mobile Crowdsensing Systems. IEEE Wireless Communications. 25(3), 58-64.
Li, Y., Zhang, Z., Wang, H., Yang, Q. (2018). SERS: Social-Aware Energy-Efficient Relay Selection in D2D Communications. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 67(6), 5331-5345.
Wang, R., Yan, J., Wu, D., Wang, H., Yang, Q. (2018). Knowledge-Centric Edge Computing Based on Virtualized D2D Communication Systems. IEEE Communications Magazine. 56(5), 32-38.
Liu, Y., Fan, C., Liu, H., Yang, Q., Wu, S. (2017). Cross-layer cooperative multichannel medium access for internet of things. Other. 1--14. Springer US.
Su, Z., Xu, Q., Hou, F., Yang, Q., Qi, Q. (2017). Edge caching for layered video contents in mobile social networks. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. 19(10), 2210--2221. IEEE.
Chen, Q., Liu, Y., Liu, G., Yang, Q., Shi, X., Gao, H., Su, L., Li, Q. (2017). Harvest Energy from the Water: A Self-Sustained Wireless Water Quality Sensing System. Other. 17(1), 3. ACM.
Dong, S., Duan, S., Yang, Q., Zhang, J., Li, G., Tao, R. (2017). MEMS-Based Smart Gas Metering for Internet of Things. Other. 4(5), 1296--1303. IEEE.
Rawat, D. B., Garuba, M., Chen, L., Yang, Q. (2017). On the security of information dissemination in the Internet-of-Vehicles. Other. 22(4), 437--445. TUP.
Wu, S., Rendall, J. B., Smith, M. J., Zhu, S., Xu, J., Wang, H., Yang, Q., Qin, P. (2017). Survey on prediction algorithms in smart homes. Other. 4(3), 636--644. IEEE.
Su, Z., Hui, Y., Yang, Q. (2017). The next generation vehicular networks: A content-centric framework. IEEE Wireless Communications. 24(1), 60--66. IEEE.
Yang, Q., Zhu, B., Wu, S. (2016). An architecture of cloud-assisted information dissemination in vehicular networks. IEEE Access. 4, 2764--2770. IEEE.
Liu, Y., Liu, G., Liu, H., Yang, Q. (2016). EcoSense: A Hardware Approach to On-Demand Sensing in the Internet of Things. Other. 54(12), 37--43. IEEE.
Wang, X., Wang, C., Cui, G., Yang, Q., Zhang, X. (2016). ELDP: extended link duration prediction model for vehicular networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks. 12(4), 5767569. SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England.
Li, X., Yang, Q., Lin, X., Wu, S., Wittie, M. (2016). Itrust: interpersonal trust measurements from social interactions. IEEE Network. 30(4), 54--58. IEEE.
Yang, Q., Lim, A., Ruan, X., Qin, X., Kim, D. (2016). Location-preserved contention-based routing in vehicular ad hoc networks. Other. 9(9), 886--898.
Poster
Hochstetler, J., Padidela, R., Chen, Q., Yang, Q., Fu, S. (2018). Embedded Deep Learning for Vehicular Edge Computing. 2018 ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC).

Media Contributions

Internet
"Connected autonomous cars might be in your future," UNT University Relations, Communications & Marketing News. (March 18, 2019).
"Computer scientists at the forefront of connected and autonomous vehicle research," UNT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING News. (March 12, 2019).
Newspaper
"UNT gets grant to host computing and security summer camps," Denton Record-Chronicle. (March 19, 2019).
Radio
"Autonomous driving vehicles on UNT campus," KRLD Radio. (March 2019).
TV
"Self Driving Cars in North Texas," NTTV. (April 18, 2019).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Fu, S. (Principal), Yang, Q. (Co-Principal), "Supplement: REU Site: Vehicular Edge Computing and Security: Research Experience for Undergraduates," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $20000 Funded. (July 8, 2019December 31, 2021).
Fu, S. (Principal), Yang, Q. (Co-Principal), "REU Site: Vehicular Edge Computing and Security," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $359993 Funded. (January 1, 2019December 31, 2021).
Huang, Y. (Principal), Yang, Q. (Co-Principal), Zhong, X. (Co-Principal), "Export Controlled at Award - Title removed," Sponsored by KRI at Northeastern, Office of Naval Research, Federal, $300000 Funded. (May 1, 2018September 30, 2020).
Yang, Q. (Principal), "NeTS: EAGER: Intelligent Information Dissemination in Vehicular Networks based on Social Computing," Sponsored by National Science Foundation, Federal, $135645 Funded. (October 1, 2016September 30, 2019).
Sponsored Research
Yang, Q. (Principal), Fu, S. (Co-Principal), "Mobile Edge Computing," Sponsored by Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc., International, $30000 Funded. (2020 – Present).
Yang, Q. (Principal), "Towards Trustworthy Vehicular Micro Cloud System," Sponsored by Toyota InfoTechnology Inc., International, $20000 Funded. (November 20, 2018February 8, 2019).

Awards and Honors

Best Paper Award, ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing. (November 6, 2019 – Present).

Nominated for: Best Paper Award, IEEE Cyber Science and Technology Congress. (November 1, 2017 – Present).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, Executive Committee. (September 1, 2017 – Present).

Committee Member, Faculty Searching Committee. (December 1, 2018May 8, 2019).

Professional Service

Editor, Associate Editor, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society. (October 20, 2019 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, Elsevier Vehicular Communications. (May 13, 2019 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, EAI Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications. (October 5, 2017 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, Digital Communications and Networks. (September 1, 2017 – Present).

Board of Directors, IEEE MMTC - Reviews. (December 1, 2016 – Present).

Editor, Journal Editor, Security and Communication Network. (September 1, 2016 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, IEEE Access. (June 2019June 2021).

Other, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo 2020, London. (December 2019June 2020).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, IEEE INFOCOM 2020. (August 2019May 2020).

Program Organizer, The Third IEEE International Conference on Connected and Autonomous Driving (MetroCAD 2020), Detroit. (September 2, 2019February 28, 2020).

Editor, Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. (June 2019December 2019).

Program Organizer, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet, Orlanda, FL. (January 2019November 2019).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, The 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Beijing. (May 13, 2019November 07, 2019).

Program Organizer, EAI SecureComm 2019, Orlando, FL. (November 20, 2018October 26, 2019).

Other, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo 2019, Shanghai. (January 2019July 2019).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, IEEE ICDCS 2019, Dallas, TX. (October 2018July 2019).

Program Organizer, EAI Mobimedia 2019, Weihai, Shandong. (September 1, 2018July 1, 2019).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, NSF, Washington DC. (May 2019June 2019).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). (March 2019April 2019).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF. (January 2019February 2019).

Reviewer, Book, Springer, London. (January 2019February 2019).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, EAI MobiQuitous 2018. (August 2018November 2018).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, IEEE INFOCOM 2019. (August 2018November 2018).

Program Organizer, ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing 2018. (October 30, 2017October 28, 2018).

Other, IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. (August 2018August 2018).

Program Organizer, IEEE Mobimedia Conference 2018. (September 1, 2017August 1, 2018).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, NSF, Washington DC. (April 2018May 2018).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, NSF, Washington DC. (February 2018April 2018).

Program Organizer, IEEE IPCCC 2017. (May 1, 2017December 1, 2017).

External T&P Letter Writer, Villanova University. (November 15, 2017November 30, 2017).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, IEEE INFOCOM 2018. (August 2017November 2017).

Program Organizer, IEEE ICNC 2018. (February 1, 2017November 20, 2017).

Editor, Guest Editor, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Network. (August 20, 2016October 1, 2017).

Editor, Guest Editor, Security and Communication Networks. (August 16, 2016October 1, 2017).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, NSF. (June 2017July 2017).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, IEEE INFOCOM 2017. (August 2016November 2016).

Awards and Honors

Distinguished Service Award, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet (ICII). (November 11, 2019 – Present).

Nominated for: Distinguished Service Award, IEEE ComSoc Multimedia Communications Technical Committee. (2018 – Present).