BS, MS, Shanghai Normal University (China); Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
Bo Yuan is a professor in the Cybersecurity Department at Rochester Institute of Technology. He was the department chair from 2014 to 2022 and oversaw the tremendous growth of the department and the cybersecurity programs. His research areas are computational intelligence and its application in cybersecurity. Dr. Yuan is the PI of multiple cybersecurity grants, including the CyberCorps (R) Scholarship for Service grant funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the DoD Cyber Scholarship Program. He is the POC of CAE-CD and CAE-R at RIT. Before he joined RIT in 2003, Dr. Yuan was a staff scientist at Manning & Napier Information Services. He received a Ph.D. in Systems Science from Binghamton University in 1996.
In the News
March 21, 2022
RIT competes in 2022 Northeast regional collegiate cyber defense competition
A team of Rochester Institute of Technology cybersecurity students competed in the 2022 Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC) March 18-20.
March 22, 2021
RIT wins Northeast regional collegiate cyber defense competition
A team of RIT cybersecurity students is moving on to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC), after taking first place at the regional competition March 19–21. The annual event is part of the nation’s largest college-level cyber defense competition.
January 11, 2021
RIT Sponsored Research garners $82 million
RIT had its best year ever for sponsored research funding. For fiscal year 2020, which ended June 30, RIT received 382 new awards totaling $82 million. The record funding follows almost $58 million in research expenditures in fiscal year 2019, also a record.