Email: jyan@bowiestate.edu
Department of Computer Science, Bowie State University, Bowie MD.
Phone: 301-860-3966(O)

Dr. Jie Yan is an assistant professor in Department of Computer Science, Bowie State University. She received her PhD in Harbin Institute of Technology in China in 1999. After graduation, she worked as an associate researcher in Microsoft Research Asia for two years. Prior to joining in Bowie State University, she was a Research Associate in Center for Spoken Language Research, University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Jie Yan is an active researcher and productive grant proposal writer. She is now conducting a research project entitled “Research to Improve Communication by Pedagogical Agent” awarded by NSF. She is a member of IEEE and ACM, a full member of Sigma Xi. She is an editor of Journal of Next Generation Information Technology. She also Serves as the chairperson of IEEE Virtual Instructor Pilot Research Group(VIPRG) Anthropomorphic Character Sub-committee. Her research interests include Computer Graphics, Animation, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. She has published numerous research articles in scholarly journals and conferences. She also holds two US Patents and one Chinese Patent.