Xiaoyang Sean Wang
Dorothean Professor

Department of Computer Science, University of VermontBurlington, Vermont



Brief Biography

Sean Wang is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Vermont (UVM). He is the endowed Dorothean Chair in the College of Engineering and Mathematics. He earned his PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California in 1992. Before that, he studied for and obtained BS and MS in Computer Science from Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Dr. Wang started teaching at the ISE department, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, in 1992. In August 2003, he moved to UVM as a Professor in Computer Science, and became the endowed Dorothean Chair. He's taught many different courses at various levels, and worked with many graduate students.

Dr. Wang's research areas include Database Management Systems, Information Security and Privacy, Wireless Sensor Networks, Streaming Data Processing, Time Series Queries, Data Mining and Data Warehousing, Database Theory. He is the Principal Investigator or co-Investigator of close to a dozen federally sponsored research projects, and is a recipient of the National Science Foundation's Career and Research Initiation Awards. He has published over 100 scientific papers in the general field of database systems.