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Jianjun Yang, Ph.D.

Jianjun Yang
Title: Associate Professor - Computer Science
Phone: 678-717-3513

Office: Nesbitt Academic Building, 5130, Gainesville


Dr. Jianjun Yang serves as associate professor of computer science in the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia. Prior to joining UNG in 2011, Dr. Yang served as a teaching and research assistant at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Yang has a number of years of experience serving as a network administrator and computer software engineer for the Shenzhen Water Group Company.

Courses Taught

CSCI 1250: Information Technologies, CSCI 1301: Computer Science I, CSCI 1302: Computer Science II, CSCI 1371: Computers for Scientists & Engineers, CSCI 2150: Computer Ethics & Social Issues


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Kentucky, 2011
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Kentucky, 2009
  • M.S., Computer Science and Technology, Fuzhou University, 1999
  • B.S., Computer Science, Fuzhou University, 1996

Research/Special Interests

Wireless networking


Chen, T., Li, G., Liu, H., Yang, J. (2016). Wireless Smart Sensor Net-works, System, Trends, and the Applications in Engineering. Journal of Sensors, 2016.

Wu, Q., Huang, J., Luo, J., Yang, J. (2015). An All-time-domain Moving Object Data Model, Location Updating Strategy and Position Estimation,. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2015. 

Fei, Z., Yang, J., Li, H. (2015). Improving Routing Efficiency through Intermediate Target Based Geographic Routing. Digital Communications and Networks, 1(3), 202-212.

Cook, L. M., Yang, J., Shen, J. (2015). Perspective of Understanding for Children’s Privacy and Security. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research (IJIER), 3(8), 91-96.

Yang, J., Shen, J. (2015). Teaching Big Data by Three Levels of Projects. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research (IJIER)

Yang, J., Fei, Z., Shen, J. (2015). Hole Detection and Shape-Free Representation and Double Landmarks Based Geographic Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks. Digital Communications and Networks, 1(1), 75-83.

Fei, Z., Yi, P., Yang, J. (2014). A Performance Perspective on Choosing between Single Aggregate and Multiple Aggregates for GENI Experiments. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems.

Chen, T., Yang, J., Huang, K., Cheng, Q. (2014). Bioinspired Computation and Its Applications in Operation Management. The Scientific World Journal

Yang, J., Payne, B., Hitz, M., Zhang, Y., Guo, P., Li, L. (2014). Fair Gain Based Dynamic Channel Allocation for Cognitive Radios in Wireless Mesh Networks. Journal of Computers, 9 (10), 2335-2341.

Li, L., Yang, J., Zhao, K., Xu, Y., Zhang, H., Fan, Z. (2014). Graph Regularized Non-negative Matrix Factorization By Maximizing Correntropy. Journal of Computers.

Wang, Y., Zhou, C., Yang, J., Zhang, J. (2014). Sixth order multiple coarse grid computation for solving 1D differential equation. Theory and Applications of Mathematics & Computer Science Journal

Shen, J., Yang, J., Taha-abusneineh, S., Payne, B., Hitz, M. (2014). Structure-Preserving Imagery Reconstruction. Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility, 3 (3), 263-288. 

Yang, J., Fei, Z. (2013). Broadcasting with Prediction and Selective Forwarding in Vehicular Networks. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks.

Work Experience

Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant
University of Kentucky
2006 - 2011

Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant
Fuzhou University
1996 - 1999

Network Administrator and Computer Software Engineer
Shenzhen Water Group Company
1999 - 2005

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