Yanlei Diao

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Address: Department of Computer Science Room 232
140 Governors Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9264
Assistant: Rachel Lavery {last-name}@cs.umass.edu

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Honors and Awards

CRA-W Borg Early Career Award, 2013: one female scientist selected each year across all fields of Computer Science and Engineering for significant contributions in research and outreach.
Distinguished Alumni, School of Computer Science, Fudan University, Shanghai China, 2013.
Our paper on low-latency, scalable analytics was selected as one of the best papers at SIGMOD 2011.
IBM Innovation Award on Scalable Data Analytics, 2010
National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2008
Finalist for Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellowship, 2008
Nomination for Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Fall 2007 and Spring 2008
Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series, University of Texas at Austin, 2005
ACM-SIGMOD Dissertation Award Honorable Mention, 2005

Student Accomplishments

Doctoral student, Yunmeng Ban, received the 2014 Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship, one of ten scholars chosen from 101 applicants!
Doctoral student, Yunmeng Ban, received the 2014 Jim Gray Graduate Scholarship at UMass Amherst.
Doctoral student, Boduo Li, was a finalist of the 2011 Facebook Graduate Fellowship.