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Dr. Xiaorui “Ray” Wang

Research Faculty

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
2015 Neil Avenue
508 Drese Laboratory
Columbus, OH 43210
Office Phone: 614-247-1977
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • Power Management for Computer Systems and Data Centers
  • Power-Aware Computer Architecture
  • Real-Time Embedded Systems
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Cyber-Physical Systems


  • PhD in Computer Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 2006
  • BS in Computer Science, Southeast University, China, 1995


Dr. Xiaorui Wang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is the recipient of the Research Fellow Award from the College of Engineering in 2010, the NSF CAREER Award in 2009, the Chancellor’s Award for Professional Promise in Research from the University of Tennessee in 2009, the Power-Aware Computing Award from Microsoft Reseach in 2008 and the IBM Real-Time Innovation Award in 2007. He also received the Best Paper Award at the 29th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS) in 2008. Dr. Wang is an author or coauthor of more than 40 refereed publications.

In 2005, he worked at the IBM Austin Research Laboratory, designing power control algorithms for high-performance computing servers. From 1998 to 2001, he was a senior software engineer and then a project manager at Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, China, developing distributed management systems for optical networks. His research interests include power-aware computer systems and architecture, real-time embedded systems, wireless sensor networks, and cyber-physical systems. He is a member of the IEEE and the IEEE Computer Society.

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