Shuhui Grace Yang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Science


Dr. Yang is an associate professor of computer science in the Department of Computer Science. Her research and teaching focus on computer network & wireless communication.

Research Overview

Professor Yang’s research interests include wireless communication, mobile computing, distributed systems, wireless security and privacy, cloud and green computing, and smart infrastructure applications. She had more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed conference proceedings and journals, including IEEE Transactions. Some of her research work is funded by National Science Foundation.


X. Xi, V. Sheng, S. Yang, B. Fu, and Z. Cui, “Predicting Simplified Thematic Progression Pattern for Discourse Analysis,” Computers, Materials and Continua, 2019.

W. Li, Z. Yuan, and S. Yang, “Event Detection on Unreliable Distributed Storage Network”, Proc. of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (IEEE Globecom), 2019.

Z. Yuan, W. Li, and S. Yang, “Beacon Node Placement for Minimal Localization Error”, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (IEEE iThing), 2019.

Shuhui (Grace) Yang


(219) 989-2697

Office Location:

Hammond Campus, CLO 370


  • 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

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • Provost Fellowship, Purdue University Northwest, 2019-2020.
  • National Security Agency, Grant 108895. Co-PI. 2017.
  • Collaborative Research Grant, Purdue University Northwest, Co-PI. 2016-2017. NSF REU grant, PI, 2015 – 2018.
  • NSF EAGER Grant, PI, 2009 – 2012.

Curriculum Vitae