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Yeung, Donald

Dr. Donald Yeung
Associate Professor & Director of Computer Engineering Education
ECE/Computer Science
1323 A.V. Williams Building


Donald Yeung  is an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Maryland at College Park, and co-directs the University of Maryland's Systems and Computer Architecture Laboratory. His research interests lie in the areas of computer architecture, performance evaluation of computer systems, and the interaction of architectures, compilers, and applications. Dr. Yeung is a recipient of the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Award.


B.S. from Stanford University, 1990

M.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993

Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998

Selected Publications 

1. Studying Multicore Processor Scaling via Reuse Distance Analysis.
Meng-Ju Wu, Minshu Zhao, and Donald Yeung. In Proceedings of the 40th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-XL). Tel-Aviv, Israel. June 2013.
2. Efficient Reuse Distance Analysis of Multicore Scaling for Loop-based Parallel Programs.
Meng-Ju Wu and Donald Yeung. In ACM Transactions on Computer Systems. Volume 31, Issue 1. February 2013.
3. Coherent Profiles: Enabling Efficient Reuse Distance Analysis of Multicore Scaling for Loop-based Parallel Programs.
Meng-Ju Wu and Donald Yeung. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT-XX). Galveston Island, TX. October 2011.

Honors and Awards 

  • IBM Shared University Research Award, 2005
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award, 2001
  • George Corcoran Memorial Teaching Award, 2000

Related News 

ECE Announces Computer Engineering Minor
Curriculum fills a void regarding hardware and software knowledge that crossed the Clark School’s engineering curriculum. June 1, 2015

Yeung and Srivastava Receive National Science Foundation Award

ECE Professors earn three year grant for Reuse Distance Analysis project. July 28, 2011

Five ECE Ph.D. Students Named Distinguished Dissertation Fellows
Fellowships recognize Ph.D. students' research excellence in the final stages of their dissertation work. March 22, 2010

Yeung Selected for Editorial Board for ACM Journal
Prof. Donald Yeung was appointed associate editor of the ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization. April 24, 2008