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Zhongmei Yao

Associate Professor; Director of Research for the Center of Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Computer Science


Email: Zhongmei Yao
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  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Texas A&M University, 2009


Dr. Zhongmei Yao is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science. She joined UD in 2009 after receiving her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University. Her passion for teaching and research led her to UD. She truly enjoys programming computers. She likes the complexity involved with technology and being able to conduct extensive research in this area.

Research interests

Design and analysis of computer networks and distributed systems, including:

  • Network modeling
  • Stochastic processes
  • Peer-to-peer computing
  • Wireless networks
  • Cloud computing