With deep grief, we inform you sad demise of our best friend, colleague--Prof. Yang Zijiang of School of Science and Engineering. He left us on 26th June because of the illness.
Prof. Yang graduated from Peking University in 1990 and he got his PhD degree in Computer Science in 1997. His research areas include Data Mining, Computer Vision, Business intelligence etc. With years of research and teaching experience in US academia, he had also worked in Silicon Valley for 7 years. Prof. Yang joined us in January 2016 as Associate Professor of Practice. His dedication and commitment has been an integral part of our growth and success. He had been SSE’s career mentor and numerous students benefit a lot with his unique opinion.
He will be dearly missed by all of us.