Dr. Yuanfang Cai Receives Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor at Drexel

Dr. Yuanfang Cai

May 24, 2013 — The Department of Computer Science would like to congratulate Dr. Yuanfang Cai on receiving tenure and promotion to Associate Professor at Drexel University.

Drexel awards faculty members with tenure when they have demonstrated top achievement in the areas of teaching, research and service to the local and global academic communities.

Since joining CS department in 2006 from the University of Virginia, Cai has helped the Software Engineering B.S. and M.S. programs by developing and teaching challenging courses for students. She has established herself as a productive member of the CS faculty with respect to research. Her excellent reputation in the Software Engineering community has been shown by numerous publications in top conferences and journals, as well as her inclusion in prestigious conference committees.

Cai’s research areas include software evolution, software modularity, software economics and socio-technical congruence. Her recent work focuses on assessing software design quality based on the synergy of software artifacts, evolution history and the associated team structure.

The CS department looks forward to Cai’s continued exceptional contributions to teaching, research and scholarship at Drexel.