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Yingjie Lao

Yingjie LaoAssistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D. - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S. - Zhejiang University
Information Science and Engineering

Contact Information
Office: 313B Riggs Hall
Email: ylao@clemson.edu 

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Academic
Dr. Yingjie Lao received the B.S. degree in Information Science and Engineering with a minor in Advanced Honor Class of Engineering Education (ACEE), Chu Kochen Honors College, from Zhejiang University, China, in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a minor in Computer Science at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2015. Prior to joining Clemson, Dr. Lao spent one year at Broadcom, Irvine.

Dr. Lao is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award for 2021. He also received a Best Paper Award at the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED) and an IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Very Large Scale Integration Systems Best Paper Award. He is currently serving several technical committees in the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society and IEEE Signal Processing Society. He has also served as TPC members for many ACM/IEEE conferences.

Research
Dr. Lao’s current research interests include hardware security, cybersecurity, architecture and algorithm for signal processing and machine learning systems, approximate computing, IC design, AI security and privacy, homomorphic encryption, and post-quantum cryptography.