Mengkun Yang, Ph.D.

Mengkun Yang, Ph.D.



  • B.E. Sichuan University, Computer Science
  • M.E. Sichuan University, Computer Science
  • Ph.D. University of Kentucky, Computer Science

Research/Academic Interests

  • Overlay network
  • Mobile computing
  • Multimedia systems
  • Network security


Dr. Yang’s work can be found in several journals and conference proceedings including:
  • Enping Li, Mengkun Yang, “Enhancing Teaching Effectiveness in Mobile Application Development with Structured Practice”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE), 2019
  • Jeremiah Bolin, Mengkun Yang, “Cloud Computing: Cost, Security and Performance”, Proceeding of ACM Southeast Conference, 2018.
  • Mengkun Yang, ZongmingFei, "A Novel Approach to Improving Search Efficiency in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks", Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 2009
  • Mengkun Yang, Zongming Fei, “A Cooperative Failure Detection Mechanism for Overlay Multicast”, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 2007
  • Zongming Fei, Mengkun Yang, “A Proactive Tree Recovery Mechanism for Resilient Overlay Multicast”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2007
  • Mengkun Yang, Zongming Fei, “Assigning Identifications to Nodes in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Networks: A Novel Approach to Improving Search Efficiency”, Proceedings of the 50th IEEE Global CommunicationsConference, 2007.
  • Mengkun Yang, Zongming Fei, “A Proactive Approach to Reconstructing Overlay Multicast Trees,” Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, 2004.
  • Mengkun Yang, Zongming Fei, “A Segmentation-Based Approach to Delivering Multimedia Files in Content Distribution Networks,” in Proceedings of the 39th IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2004