The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

The Center for Education and Research in
Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

Yung-Hsiang Lu

 Yung-Hsiang Lu




PhD, Stanford University, 2002 

Prior Appointments

Assistant Professor, Purdue University, 2002-2008 

Research Areas

Image processing, cloud computing, mobile computer 

Notable Awards

2022, Leadership in Open Access Award from Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies

2021, University Faculty Scholar, Purdue University

2021, Fellow of the IEEE for contributions to energy efficiency of computer systems

2019, Outstanding VIP-Based Entrepreneur, VIP (Vertically Integrated Projects) Consortium

2018, Best Paper Award, Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief, IEEE Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security

2015, Best Paper Award, International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data

2013, ACM Distinguished Scientist and ACM Distinguished Speaker

2008, Purdue Class of 1922 Helping Students Learn Award

2005, Purdue ECE Chicago Alumni Award for Early Career Faculty

2004, Career Award, National Science Foundation 

Notable Affiliations

EEE Rebooting Computing Organizing Committee
Chair, Multimedia Communication Systems Interest Group, IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee 



Yung-Hsiang Lu is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He is a University Faculty Scholar of Purdue University. He is a fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), distinguished scientist and distinguished speaker of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery). Dr. Lu is the inaugural director of Purdue’s John Martinson Engineering Entrepreneurial Center. In 2019, he received Outstanding VIP-Based Entrepreneur Award from the VIP (Vertically Integrated Projects) Consortium. His research areas include computer vision, embedded systems, cloud and mobile computing.

Dr. Lu has made many Youtube Videos about computer programming and career planning. In addition to advising graduate students, Dr. Lu has advised 200 undergraduate students in research projects and taught more than 5,000 students in classrooms. He has advised multiple student teams winning business plan competitions; two teams of students started technology companies and raised more than $1.5M.