Bulent Yener

Bulent Yener
Director, Data Science Research Center
Computer Science

I am a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Director of Data Science Research Center (please join us at the kick off event: the NSF-RPI workshop Multiscale Modeling of Complex Data) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York. I am also the co-Director of Pervasive Computing and Networking Center at RPI. I received MS. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, both from Columbia University , in 1987 and 1994, respectively. Before joining RPI, I was a Member of the Technical Staff at the Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey. My current research interests include bioinformatics, medical informatics, and security and privacy. I have been serving on the Technical Program Committees of leading IEEE conferences and workshops. Currently I am an associate editor of ACM/Kluwer Winet journal and the IEEE Network Magazine. I am a Senior Member of the IEEE Computer Society.


PhD in Computer Science from Columbia University in 1994.

Focus Area

complex networks, bioinformatics, medical informatics, security and privacy, computer networks, combinatorial optimization