Institute for Information Sciences

Hongyang Sun

Assistant Professor, EECS
Primary office:
Nichols Hall
Room 204


Brief Bio:

Dr. Hongyang Sun joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of Kansas as an Assistant Professor in August 2021.

Dr. Sun’s primary research interests are in the broad area of high-performance computing (HPC), cloud/edge computing, and computational data science, with a particular focus on enhancing the performance, reliability, resilience, and energy/thermal efficiency of large-scale computing systems and applications, as well as in interdisciplinary computing research.


Ph.D. in Computer Science, Nanyang Technological University, 2011


Fall 2021, EECS 690 Algorithms for Parallel Computing

Spring 2022, EECS 731 Introduction to Data Science

Research Interests:

High-performance computing, cloud/edge computing, data science, scheduling, resilience, algorithms, optimizations, applied machine learning

Professional Affiliations:

Senior Member of IEEE

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