Professor Yang Xiang received his PhD in Computer Science from Deakin University, Australia. He is currently a full professor and the Dean of Digital Research and Innovation Capability Platform, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. His research interests include cyber security, which covers network and system security, data analytics, distributed systems, and networking. In the past 20 years, he has been working in the broad area of cyber security, which covers network and system security, AI, data analytics, and networking.
His translational research has made significant impact to the real-world applications, such as blockchain applications, AI-driven cyber security applications, cloud and IoT security applications. He is the Chief Investigator of several projects in network and system security, funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC). He has published more than 300 research papers in many international journals and conferences. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the SpringerBriefs on Cyber Security Systems and Networks.
He serves as the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing and IEEE Internet of Things Journal, and the Editor of Journal of Network and Computer Applications. He served as the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Computers and IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. He is the Coordinator, Asia for IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP). He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.