Sun, Yanchun


Sun, Yanchun

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Mobile computing, cloud-based education, software architecture

Office Phone: 86-10-6275 7670-14


Sun, Yanchun is an associate professor of computer science in School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science at Peking University. She holds a Master degree and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Northeastern University. In 1999, Dr. Sun became a faculty of the department of computer Science at Peking University. From September 2005 to September 2006, professor Sun has been a visiting scholar at the department of computer science at Yale University. Dr. Sun has a broad interest in computer software and theory. Her research interests include software engineering theory, software architecture, computer supported cooperative work, cloud computing, mobile computing and big data. Dr. Sun developed and teaches the PKU course Software Project Management and Solutions Engineering for graduates, and she teaches the PKU course Software Engineering and Software Engineering Practice for undergraduates.

Dr. Sun has published more than 80 research papers, and most of them are published in important international conferences and journals, such as ICSE, FSE, ICWS, COMPSAC and JSS etc. She has served in the Technical Program Committee of various international conferences including COMPSAC, APSEC, SEKE and SCC. She is serving as the Knowledge Area Editor for the Software Design Knowledge Area of IEEE SWEBOK Version 3. She is an IEEE member, an IEEE Computer Society member, an ACM member, and a senior member of China Computer Federation (CCF).

Dr. Sun has taken part in or or been responsible for more than ten research projects including NSFC, 973 programs, 863 project, etc. She has put forward some new methods on personalized mobile service based on big data analysis, on-demand mobile cooperation service, cloud-based education, software architecture design etc.