Songmei Yu, PhD

Dr. Songmei Yu finished her undergraduate education in Civil Engineering and worked as an Engineer for a few years. She obtained MS in Computer Science from SUNY Stony Brook in 2000 and then worked as a Software Engineer. She obtained Ph.D. in Information Technology from Rutgers University in 2006, and joined Felician University in 2008 as an Assistant Professor. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013. She is a passionate educator and committed researcher.

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

Research interests include Web Mining dedicated to Web Community Search and Discovery, Efficiency and Effectiveness of Distance Learning, and Data Warehouse and Data Modeling.

Teaching interests include Database Systems, Data Warehouse and Data Mining, Programming Courses, Game Development, Web Scripting and Development.

Courses Taught at Felician University

CS 103 Introduction to Advanced Computer Applications
CS 110 Intro to Programming I
CS 270 Intro to Programming II
CS 280 Computer Organization and Architecture
CS 295 Principles of Programming Languages
CS 317 Computer Informatics, Privacy, and Security for Health Care Professionals
CS 360 Database Management Systems
CS 391 Game Development
CS 430 Intro to Data Mining and Big Data
CS 630 Information Systems /Technology and Management of Data
CS 645 Advanced Web Design and Scripting Languages
CS 675 Advanced Data Mining
CS 685 Advanced Game Development
CS 691 Human Computer Interaction
CSEC 435 Secure Software Development

Publications/Research

Chapter 3: Preview - Optimizing View Materialization Cost in Spatial Data Warehouses
Complex Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery for Advanced Retrieval Development: Innovative Methods and Applications, IGI Global Press Inc, 2009. Songmei Yu, Vijay Atluri and Nabil Adam
Chapter 18: Challenges in Environmental Data Warehousing and Mining
Data Mining: Next Generation Challenges and Future Directions, AAAI Press/The MIT Press, 2004. Nabil Adam, Vijay Atluri, Dihua Guo and Songmei Yu
Computer Fraud: Financial and Ethical Implications
Review of Business, SJU Publisher, Issue Nov.1998. Patrick Casabona and Songmei Yu
Mining Forums for Asynchronous Learning in Distance Education
Proc. of 2011 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges North Eastern Region (CCSCNE 2011), MA, 2011. Songmei Yu, Sofya Poger and Alberto LaCava
Using a Temporal Weighted Data Model to Maximize Influence in Mobile Messaging Apps for Computer Science Education
Proceedings of 2017 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges North Eastern Region (CCSCNE 2017), Albany NY, 2017, with Dr. Sofya Poger.
Cascaded Star: a Data Model for Hyper-dimensional Data Warehouses
Proc. of 17th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, Poland, 2006. Songmei Yu, Vijay Atluri and Nabil Adam
Preview: Optimizing View Materialization Cost in Spatial Data Warehouses
Proc. of 8th International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery (DaWak'06, acceptance rate: 52/199), Poland, 2006. Songmei Yu, Vijay Atluri and Nabil Adam
Hierarchical Metadata Driven View Selection for Spatial Query Evaluations
Proc. of the 6th International Conference in Web-Age Information Management, China, 2005. Songmei Yu
Selective View Materialization in a Spatial Data Warehouse
Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery, Denmark, 2005. Songmei Yu, Vijay Atluri and Nabil Adam
Knowledge Discovery for Scientific Data
Proc. of NSF Workshop on Next Generation of Data Mining, Maryland, 2002. Nabil Adam, Vijay Atluri, Dihua Guo and Songmei Yu
Efficient Storage and Management of Environmental Information
Proc. of the 19th IEEE Symposium on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST’02), Maryland, 2002. Nabil Adam, Vijay Atluri, Songmei Yu and Yelena Yesha
Office Location:
Kirby Hall 413
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6000 x6227
Contact Email:

Education

PhD, Rutgers University
MS State University of New York at Stony Brook
BS, Sichuan University

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Computer Science & Cybersecurity, Felician University (2013–present)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Cybersecurity, Felician University (2008-2013)