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Yang Xiang

Yang Xiang

Dean of Digital Research and Innovation Capability Platform Swinburne University of Technology


Yang Xiang received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Deakin University, Australia. He is currently the Dean of the Digital Research & Innovation Capability Platform, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. His research interests include cybersecurity, which covers network and system security, data analytics, distributed systems, and networking.

In the past 20 years, he has been leading his team developing active defense systems against large-scale distributed network attacks. His translational research has made a significant impact on the real-world applications, such as AI-driven cyber security applications, malware applications, cloud and IoT security applications, and blockchain applications.

His research was funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and industry partners. He published more than 200 research papers in many international journals and conferences, such as IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Information Security and Forensics, and IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing.

He published three books, Honeypot Frameworks, and Their Applications: A New Framework (Springer), Software Similarity and Classification (Springer) and Dynamic and Advanced Data Mining for Progressing Technological Development (IGI-Global). He is the foundation Editor-in-Chief of the SpringerBriefs on Cyber Security Systems and Networks. He is the co-founder and the steering committee chair of the NSS, ICA3PP, CSS, SocialSec conference series.

He served as the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Security and Communication Networks (Wiley), and the Editor of Journal of Network and Computer Applications. He is the Coordinator, Asia for the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP). A Senior Member of the IEEE.

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