Lei Yang

Graduate Student

School of Information
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Email: yangle AT umich DOT edu


About Me

I am a graduate student with solid composite background in software engineering. I am seeking full-time employment as financial software developer.


Industry Experience

  • First Place Team Winner, BestRank Contest, Microsoft Research Asia, 2006
Technical Skills

  • C++ (√√√), Java (√√), Linux/Unix (√√), R, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, Lemur, Hadoop, MetaMap, UMLS.
  • Data Mining, Statistical Analysis, Information Retrieval, Information Diffusion Analysis, Cloud Computing (Hadoop)
Industry Experience
  • Internship in Web Search and Mining Group, Microsoft Research Asia, Jun2006 - Jun2007
Research Experience
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor - School of Information, Sep2010-Dec2012
    - Graduate Research Assistant for Rumors project supported by NSF
    - Graduate Research Assistant for EHR project supported by NIH and NSF
Teaching Experience
  • Graduate Student Instructor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    - SI664, Database Application Design, Fall 2012.
    - SI301, Models of social information processing, Winter 2013.

  • Teaching Assistant, University of California Santa Cruz
    - CMPS180 Database System, 2009 Winter
    - ISM50 Business Information Systems, 2009 Spring
    - CMPE16 Applied Discrete Mathematics, 2009 Summer
    - CMPS101 Algorithms and Abstract Data Types, 2009 Summer
  • Lei Yang, Tao Sun, Qiaozhu Mei. We Know What @You #Tag: Does the Dual Role Affect Hashtag Adoption?. In Proceedings of the 21st International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'12), to appear. (12% acceptance). [paper] [slides]

  • Lei Yang, Qiaozhu Mei, Kai Zheng, David Hanauer. Query Log Analysis of an Electronic Health Record Search Engine. In Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA'11), pages 915-924, 2011. [paper] [slides]

  • Kai Zheng, Qiaozhu Mei, Lei Yang, Frank J. Manion, Ulysses J. Balis, David A. Hanauer. Voice-Dictated versus Typed-in Clinician Notes: Linguistic Properties and the Potential Implications on Natural Language Processing. In Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA'11), pages 1630-1638, 2011. [paper]

  • Lei Yang, Lei Qi, Yan-Ping Zhao, Bin Gao, Tie-Yan Liu. Link Analysis using Time Series on Web Graph, Proceedings of the 16th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management(CIKM' 07)

  • Lei Yang, Jian-Yun Shang, Yan-Ping Zhao. An Efficient Dictionary Mechanism Based On Double-Byte, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL' 07)

  • Lei Yang, Gang Shu, Zhen-Dong Niu. Link Analysis using Gravitation Model, 3rd National Conference on Information Retrieve and Content Safety (NCIRCS' 07)

Last Updated: Jan. 2013