Professor and Venkatesh Narayanamurti Endowed Chair
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
NSF CAREER Award, IBM Invention Achievement Award, IEEE ICDM 10-Year Highest Impact Paper Award
Yan's research focuses on the development of fundamental concepts and new principles of data mining, design intelligent algorithms and build scalable systems. His current concentrations include: modeling, managing, and mining large-scale, heterogeneous graphs; structural and statistical analysis of texts and their applications; intelligent solutions to cross-domain problems in bioinformatics, business intelligence, computer security, computer systems, and social science.
PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS Computer Science, SUNY Stony Brook
BE Computer Engineering, Zhejiang University