Yong Wang

Associate Research Professor of Information Assurance

Yong Wang

M.Eng., Wuhan University, China
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Dr. Wang is an associate professor of computer science and network security at Dakota State University. He received his B.S. and M.S.E degrees in Computer Science from Wuhan University (China) in 1995 and 1998, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2007. Before he joined DSU in 2012, he had spent 10 years in telecommunication industry as a senior software engineer and a team leader. His research areas include optical networks, wireless networks, and social networks. His research focuses on network security and privacy issues such as secure group communication, key management issues, secure routing protocols, and intrusion detection. His current research projects include mobile security, cloud security, Internet of Things, and big data. He is a co-author of three books and has published 50+ peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. His research is supported by both the National Science Foundation and the state of South Dakota. He received Merrill Hunter Award for Excellence in Research from Dakota State University in 2015. Dr. Wang welcomes motivated undergraduate and graduate students to participate in his research projects.

Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences
Office Location
Karl E. Mundt Library