Academic and Teaching Staff


Research Assistant Professor

BSc, MSc, PhD(Xi'an Jiaotong)


RFID System, Pervasive and Wireless Computing, Internet of Things and Smart Home


Dr Yang obtained his Bachelor of Science and PhD at Xi’an Jiaotong University. He was also jointly trained in the Department of CSE at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology during pursuing his PhD (2009-2011). Previously, Dr Yang was a post-doctoral fellow in the School of Software at Tsinghua University. He was the recipient of ACM China Doctoral Dissertation Award, Best Paper Awards of ACM MobiCom’14 and MobiHoc’14. He also served on the Program Committee for INFOCOM’16, MASS’15 -16 and ICPADS’14-16. His research interests include backscatter and mobile computing, with a particular focus on radio frequency identification. An example of his research, the Tagoram, is a localization and tracking system using COTS RFIDs, which achieves mm-level accuracy in real-time.