Cungang Yang received the M.S degree in computer science from Jilin University, China. He completed his Ph.D degree in computer science in 2003 at University of Regina, Canada.
He was in TRLabs (Telecommunication Research Labs of Regina) from 1999 to 2002 as a member of research assistant. In 2003, he joined the Ryerson University as an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Professor Yang's research areas include role-based access control modeling, web security, information flow control and security in wireless sensor and mesh networks.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
CFI: The New Opportunities Fund award issued in October 2004.
- Cungang Yang, "Designing secure e-commerce with role-based access control", International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology. Vol. 3, No.1, pp.73-95, Jan. 2007.
- Cungang Yang, "Access Control in a Hierarchy Using One-Way Hash Functions." Computers & Security (Elsevier), Vol. 23 (8), pp 659-664, 2004.
- Cungang Yang and Jie Xiao, "Location-Based Pairwise Key Establishment and Data Authentication for Wireless Sensor Networks," Proceedings of seventh IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics Information Assurance Workshop, West Point, New York, pp. 247-253, June 21-23, 2006.
- Cungang Yang and C. N. Zhang, "An Approach to Secure Information Flow Analysis on Object-oriented Role-based Access Control Model," 18th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, special track on Computer Security, Melbourne, Florida, USA, pp. 302-306, March 9-12, 2003.