Dr. Ye Yang joined the Stevens Institute of Technology in 2014. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California in 2006. Her research lies in the area of empirical software engineering including software cost estimation, defect prediction, and software process modeling methods, as well as promoting the development and transferring of research prototype toolkits in software industry. Before joining Stevens, she was an Associate Professor/Professor at the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS). Her research has been funded by a number of Chinese national research programs including the Ministry of Education, NSFC, 863/973, HeGaoJi, CAS Innovation Promotion Program, as well as industry collaborators.
She has co-edited two conference proceedings, published over 60 research papers, and some of them won Best Research Paper Awards at International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering, Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, and Conference of the International Society of Parametric Analysts. She has served as Program co-Chairs for ICSP 2010, Steering Committee member for PROMISE 2012-2013, and Program Committee member for a number of international conferences including ASE, ICSE SEIP, ESEM, APSEC, etc. She is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Cost Analysis and Parametrics and Journal of Software (Chinese).