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Dr. Yan (Lindsey) Sun

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering
  • Phone: 401.874.5803
  • Fax: 401.782.6422
  • Email: yansun@ele.uri.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    Kelley Annex A101
    4 East Alumni Ave.
    Kingston, RI 02881


Yan (Lindsay) Sun received her B.S. degree with the highest honor from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Maryland in 2004. She is currently an assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Rhode Island. Her research interests include network security and wireless communications and networking. Dr. Sun received the Graduate School Fellowship at the University of Maryland from 1998 to 1999, and the Excellent Graduate Award of Peking University in 1998. She received NSF Career Award in 2007. She is a member of the IEEE Communication and Computer Societies.


  • Network Security
  • Trustworthy Social Computing
  • Power Grid Security
  • Trust in Biomedical Systems


  • University of Maryland, College Park, 2004, Ph.D.
  • Peking University, Beijing, China, 1998, BS.

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