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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Yonghong  Yan

Title: Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-7361
Fax: 803-777-3767
Office: Room 2211, Storey Innovation Center


Ph.D., University of Houston (2007)


Professor Yan's research interests focus on parallel and high performance computing, parallel programming models and compilers, computer architectures and systems, including but not limited to:

  • Develop parallel programming models, compiler and runtime systems to improve performance, productivity and energy efficiency of high performance applications and systems. 
  • Create and use software and hardware tools and modeling techniques to deepen our understanding of parallel execution and resource utilizations, and to accelerate performance tuning and optimization. 
  • Explore and design new hardware architecture and techniques to achieve performance goals of parallel applications and systems
  • Collaborate with and assist domain scientists to use high performance computer system and to apply our solutions to real world problems.