Dr. Mei Yang received her Ph. D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Dallas in Aug. 2003. She was an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Columbus State University (CSU), GA before she joined UNLV as an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in Aug. 2004. At UNLV, she was tenured and promoted to associate professor in Jul. 2010. Her research interests include computer architectures, embedded systems, and networking. In these areas, she has published over 98 journal and conference papers with the total citation over 195. At UNLV, she has received seven research grants, from NSF, UNLV FOA/SPGRA/ARI/NIA, all as PI, with total fund over $1M. Together with other faculty, she has received three teaching grants, from NSF, NASA and Microsoft Research, with total fund over $240K. Dr. Yang also holds two US patents in router design. She has supervised two ongoing Ph. D. students, four graduated master students and three graduated visiting Ph. D. students in their thesis and dissertation work.