Brian Yuan Receives ORAU Award

Xiaoyong (Brian) Yuan, assistant professor in the Departments
of Applied Computing and Computer Science, has received the
2022 ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award in
Mathematics/Computer Sciences.

Awarded by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Council of Sponsoring Institutions, Yuan was selected from 155 applications at 87 ORAU member institutions. The award represents public recognition by academic peers of the quality and promise of Yuan’s research. He will receive a one-year grant of $5,000 from ORAU and a matching award from Michigan Tech. The award funds can be used for expenses relevant to Yuan’s research.

Yuan’s areas of research include machine learning, security and privacy, and cloud computing.