Kaiyuan Yang received his B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2012, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, in 2017. His Ph.D. work was recognized with the 2016-2017 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Achievement Award.
He is currently an Assistant Professor at Rice University, Houston, TX. His research interests include digital and mixed-signal circuits for secure and low-power systems, hardware security, and circuit/system design with emerging devices.
Dr. Yang received the Distinguished Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland), the Best Student Paper Award (1st place) at the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), and the 2016 Pwnie Most Innovative Research Award Finalist.