Yang Xu

Yang Xu

Research Associate Professor

Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • Phone: 646.997.3153
  • Office: 10.069 (2 MetroTech Center, 10th Floor)


Yang Xu is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering in Polytechnic Institute of New York University, where his research interests include Data Center Network, Network on Chip, and High Speed Network Security. From 2007-2008, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor in NYU-Poly. Prior to that, he completed a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Technology from Tsinghua University, China in 2007, with the dissertation titled "Research on Switch Architectures and Scheduling Algorithms in Core Routers". He received the Master of Science degree in Computer Science and Technology from Tsinghua University in 2003 and Bachelor of Engineering degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2001.


Tsinghua University, 2007

Ph.D, Computer Science and Technology

Tsinghua University, 2003

M.S., Computer Science and Technology

Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 2001

B.S., Computer Science and Technology

Research Interests

  • Software-Defined Network
  • Data Center Network
  • High-Speed Network Security
  • Switch and Router Design