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Prof Yong Xiang

Position: Associate Head Of School (Research)
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env
Department: School of Info Technology
Campus: T2.12.2, Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 925 17740 +61 3 925 17740



Dr Yong Xiang received his B.E. and M.E. degrees from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China, and PhD degree from The University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a Professor at the School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Australia. He is also the Associate Head of School (Research) and the Director of the Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Research Cluster.

He has obtained a number of research grants (including four ARC Discovery and Linkage grants from the Australian Research Council) and published numerous research papers in high-quality international journals and conferences. He is the co-inventor of two U.S. patents and some of his research results have been commercialised. Dr Xiang is the Editor/Guest Editor of several international journals. He has been invited to give keynote speeches and chair committees in a number of international conferences, review papers for many international journals and conferences, serve on conference program committees, and chair technical sessions in conferences. Dr Xiang is a senior member of the IEEE.

His current research interests include information security and privacy, multimedia (speech/image/video) processing, wireless sensor networks, massive MIMO, and biomedical signal processing.

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  • Signal processing and communications
  • Information security and privacy
  • Multimedia processing


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