Shuhui Grace Yang

Shuhui (Grace) Yang

Shuhui Grace Yang, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Computer Science; Professor of Computer Science

(219) 989-2697

Hammond Campus, CLO 370


Shuhui Yang has been a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University Northwest since 2009.

Previously, she worked in the Department of Computer Science at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute as a postdoc research associate from 2007 to 2009. Her host advisor is Dr. Wei Zhao.

She received her Ph.D. degree from Department of Computer Science and EngineeringFlorida Atlantic University in August 2007. She obtained her M.S. degree from Department of Computer Science and TechnologyNanjing University, Nanjing, China in 2003 and B.S. degree from Jiangsu University, Zhengjiang, China in 2000, in Computer Science. Her Ph.D. dissertation advisors were Dr. Jie Wu (currently with Temple University) and Dr. Mihaela Cardei.

Her research interests include wireless networks and mobile computing, parallel and distributed systems, and wireless security and privacy. She is also associated with PNW’s Center for Cybersecurity.


  • Ph.D. – Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University
  • M. S. – Computer Science, Nanjing University, China
  • B. S. – Computer Science, Jiangsu University, China

Areas of Expertise

  • Computer Networking
  • Wireless Communication
  • Distributed System


  • CS 100. Freshman Experience Course
  • CS 123. Programming I: JAVA
  • CS 124. Programming II: C++
  • CS 275. Data Structures
  • CS 316. Programming Languages
  • CS 332. Algorithms
  • CS 390. Discrete Math
  • CS 404. Distributed Systems
  • CS 442. Database Systems
  • CS 420. Senior Project Design
  • CS 309. Discrete Math
  • MA 205. Discrete Math
  • STAT130 Statistics
  • CS 590. (Graduate) Object-Oriented Programming
  • CS 590. (Graduate) Distributed System
  • CS 590. (Graduate) Compiler
  • CS 590. (Graduate) Algorithm
  • CS 590. (Graduate) Parallel Computing
  • CS 590. (Graduate) Compilers

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