Dr. Xifeng Yan joined our department as an assistant professor. He
holds the Venkatesh Narayanamurti Chair in Computer Science. Dr. Yan
was a Research Staff Member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
between 2006 and 2008. He received a B.E. in computer science from
Zhejiang University, China in 1997 and a Ph.D. in computer science
from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006.