Professor of Computer Science
Lin Zhong joins Yale University’s Department of Computer Science as Professor in January 2020. He is interested in the design and construction of computer systems, especially mobile and wireless systems. In particular, his research seeks to make them energy-effi cient, secure, and user-friendly. As an experimental computer scientist, he validates his research hypotheses by building prototypes, both hardware and soft ware. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the RockStar Award from ACM SIGMOBILE, the Brown Teaching Award and the Charles Duncan Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, both from Rice University. His research has been recognized by six Best Paper Awards and has led to both commercial and community adoption. He received his B.S. and M.S. from Tsinghua University, Beijing, and Ph.D. from Princeton University, NJ. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).