Dr. Yang has published papers in the international journals and conferences such as IEEE transactions, Information Systems, Data & Knowledge Engineering, CACM, VLDB, ICDCS, CAiSE, CoopIS, CIKM, etc. She has served as program committee member in various international conferences such as: ICDE, CAiSE, ER, CoopIS, ICSOC, BPM, ICWS, SCC, WISE, WAIM, etc. She is also a regular reviewer for journals such as IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, Data & Knowledge Engineering, VLDB Journal, IEEE Internet Computing, etc.

    Her main research interests are: social network, big data analytics, web service technology; business process management; interoperability, trust in social networks and e-commerce;