Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

Alumna Yan Sun Earns Tenure at Rhode Island

Alumna Yan Sun Earns Tenure at Rhode Island

Dr. Yan Sun (Ph.D., E.E., '04)
Dr. Yan Sun (Ph.D., E.E., '04)

Dr. Yan Lindsay Sun, a 2004 ECE Ph.D. graduate, was recently promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at the University of Rhode Island, effective July 1, 2010. She has served there as Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering since 2006.

During her time at the University of Maryland, Prof. Sun was advised by Prof. K.J. Ray Liu. They co-authored a book together with University of Maryland alumnus Wade Trappe, titled "Network-Aware Security for Group Communications.” She was awarded an NSF CAREER Award in 2007 for her project, titled "Building Trust in Distributed Networks: Theories, Architecture and Applications." Her research interests include network security and wireless communications and networking. She is a member of the IEEE Communication and Computer Societies.

April 20, 2010


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

University of Maryland School of Engineering Announces Unprecedented Investment from A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

ECE Students Dive Into Communications Design Course With a New Lab Sponsored by Hughes

Waks Named 2017 APS Fellow

Five Clark School faculty part of $8 million NIH grant to combat hearing loss in older people

Liu Elected 2018 IEEE Technical Activities Vice President

Maryland Power Electronics Laboratory participates in Maryland Manufacturing Day

The Home of the Future

Espy-Wilson's technology included in new Alcatel MOVE TIME smart watch

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts