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Research Interests: trust management, social networks, crowdsourcing, services computing, recommender systems, cyber security

Education and Work Experience: Dr. Yan Wang is currently a Professor in the Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Australia . He received his B. Eng, M. Eng and Doctorate Degree of Engineering in computer science and technology in 1988, 1991 and 1996 respectively from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China. From Nov. 1999 to June 2003, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore.

Research and Services:

Dr. Yan Wang now serves on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) by IEEE, Service-Oriented Computing & Applications (SOCA) by Springer, Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS) by Springer, and Frontiers in Big Data by Frontiers. He also served as a guest co-editor of a special track on trusted computing of IEEE Access in 2017, and a special track on e-commerce of IEEE Internet Computing in 2008. Dr. Yan Wang has served as a Program co-Chair of IEEE SCC 2011, ATC 2011, IEEE MS2014, IEEE SCC2018, IEEE SOSE2018, and a General co-Chair of IEEE ATC2013, IEEE ATC2014, IEEE MS2015, IEEE ICWS2016 and IEEE CLOUD2017, SWC2018 and AWC2019.


  • Outstanding Service Award,  IEEE Technical Committee on Service Computing (TCSVC), 2017
  • Best Student Paper Award & Top 5 Picks Award, Jun Zou, Yan Wang and Mehmet Orgun, A Dispute Arbitration Protocol Based on a Peer-to-Peer Service Contract Management Scheme, 23rd International Conference on Web Services (IEEE ICWS2016, research track, acceptance rate 14%), June 27-July 2, 2016, San Francisco, USA (CORE rank A)
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Research Supervision, Faculty of Science, Macquarie University, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, Haibin Zhang, Yan Wang and Xiuzhen Zhang, Efficient Contextual Transaction Trust Computation in E-Commerce Environments, 11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom-2012) (acceptance rate: 100/358 = 28%), 25-27 June 2012, Liverpool, UK (CORE rank A)
  • Best Paper Award, Guanfeng Liu, Yan Wang, Mehmet A. Orgun and Ee-Peng Lim, A Heuristic Algorithm for Trust-Oriented Service Provider Selection in Complex Social Networks, IEEE The 7th International Conference on Services Computing (IEEE SCC2010) (research track, acceptance rate: 29/165 =18%), July 5-10, 2010, Miami, Florida, USA (CORE rank A)

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Combating Fake News on Social Media: From Early Detection to Intervention

Zhang, X., Wang, Y. & Liu, H.


Project: Research

Reputation-based Trust Management in Crowdsourcing Environments

Wang, Y., Sheng, M., Orgun, M., MQRES (International), M. (. & MQRES, M.


Project: Research

Reputation-based Trust Framework for Composed Services

Bouguettaya, A., Wang, Y. & Bertino, E.

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Project: Research

  • A Personalized Social Network Based Location Search and Recommender System

    Yang, J., Orgun, M., Wang, Y., Air, M., Eichhorn, B. & Rej, T.

    1/05/13 → …

    Project: Research

    A Large-Scale Distributed Experimental Facility for the Internet of Things

    Sheng, M., Bouguettaya, A., Loke, S., Li, X., Liang, W., Benattalah, B., Ali Babar, M., Yang, J., Zomaya, A. Y., Wang, Y., Zhou, W., Yao, L., Taylor, K. & Bergmann, N.


    Project: Research

    Research Outputs

    A Proof-of-Trust consensus protocol for enhancing accountability in crowdsourcing services

    Zou, J., Ye, B., Qu, L., Wang, Y., Orgun, M. A. & Li, L., Jun 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Services Computing. 12, 3, p. 429-445 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 13 Citations (Scopus)

    DTCDR: a framework for Dual-Target Cross-Domain Recommendation

    Zhu, F., Chen, C., Wang, Y., Liu, G. & Zheng, X., 2019, CIKM '19: Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 1533-1542 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

  • EXPLORE: EXPLainable item-tag CO-REcommendation

    Zheng, X., Wang, M., Chen, C., Wang, Y. & Chen, Z., Feb 2019, In : Information Sciences. 474, p. 170-186 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Incremental graph pattern based node matching with multiple updates

    Sun, G., Liu, G., Wang, Y., Orgun, M., Sheng, Q. Z. & Zhou, X., 19 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Joint operator scaling and placement for Distributed Stream Processing applications in edge computing

    Peng, Q., Xia, Y., Wang, Y., Wu, C., Luo, X. & Lee, J., 2019, Service-Oriented Computing: 17th International Conference, ICSOC 2019, Proceedings. Yangui, S., Rodriguez, I. B., Drira, K. & Tari, Z. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 461-476 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11895 LNCS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution