Kevin (Yudong) Yang
801 Schapiro Center
530 West 120th Street
New York, New York 10027

  Research Interests
Network economics, content-centric networking, wireless sensor networks, distributed systems, etc.


PhD student in Department of Computer Science  in Columbia University, advised by Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein.

During Augest 2012 to January 2013, I interned at  Advanced Digital Sciences Center (ADSC) , under supervision of Richard T. B. Ma. ADSC is a center for research led by faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign located at the Fusionopolis research facility in Singapore.

Worked as research assistant at Networking Research Lab in Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Advised by Prof.Yanmin Zhu

Obtained BEng. in Computer Science (ACM Class) from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2013. My mentor is Prof.Yong Yu.


  • Yudong Yang, Yuming Jiang, Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein, Virtual Wires: Rethinking WiFi networks, IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN), Paris, France, July, 2019, Best Paper Award Winner
  • Yudong Yang, Vishal Misra and Dan Rubenstein, A Modeling Approach to Classifying Malicious Cloud Users via Shuffling, MAMA 2018 Workshop, Irvine, CA, June, 2018. [Paper][Presentation][BibTeX]
  • Yudong Yang, Vishal Misra, Dan Rubenstein, On the Optimality of Greedy Garbage Collection for SSDs, MAMA 2015 with ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation, [link]
  • Yudong Yang, Richard T. B. Ma, John C. S. Lui, Price Differentiation and Control in the Kelly Mechanism, Performance Evaluation, Available online 29 August 2013, ISSN 0166-5316, [link]
  • The paper "Identifying Angels and Demons: A Link Analysis and Community Structure Perspective" wins  Meritorious award of the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling 2012, USA, with my team member Yixuan Li and Zhaoyi Meng [pdf]