Dr. Yin "David" Yang is an associate professor of ICT in the College of Science and Engineering at HBKU. He also holds adjunct positions at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), and Singapore's Advanced Digital Sciences Center (a branch lab of UIUC). He has published extensively in leading publications, with a strong focus on data management and data privacy protection.
Dr. Yang is the Lead Principal Investigator (PI) of two projects from the Qatar National Research Fund’s main funding program, the National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), focusing on big data and artificial intelligence. He is also the Lead PI of a subproject as part of a large NPRP cluster project on blockchain-based FinTech.
Along with several local projects, he has also completed three Samsung-funded GRO projects.
College of Science and Engineering, HBKU2019 - present
College of Science and Engineering, HBKU2014 - 2019
Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Singapore2011 - 2014
HKUST, Hong Kong2009
Differentially private histogram publication. The VLDB Journal 22 (6), 797-822, 2013.2013
Functional mechanism: regression analysis under differential privacy. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 5 (11), 1364-1375, 20122012
Authenticated join processing in outsourced databases. Proceedings of the 2009 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, 2009.2009
Heavy Hitter Estimation over Set-Valued Data with Local Differential Privacy. Proceedings of the 2016 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications, 2016.2016
Query by document. Proceedings of the Second ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, 2009.2009