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Yeung, Donald

Yeung, Donald

Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education
Electrical and Computer Engineering
1323 A.V. Williams Building


  • B.S. from Stanford University, 1990
  • M.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
  • Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998


Donald Yeung  is a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Maryland at College Park, and co-directs the University of Maryland's Systems and Computer Architecture Laboratory. He serves as Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education of the ECE Department. His research interests lie in the areas of computer architecture, performance evaluation of computer systems, and the interaction of architectures, compilers, and applications. Dr. Yeung is a recipient of the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Award.


  • IBM Shared University Research Award, 2005
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award, 2001
  • George Corcoran Memorial Teaching Award, 2000


Programmable and Energy Efficient Extreme-Scale Processors. Approximate Computing. Vortex: Optimizing Code and Memory using Spare Execution Resources. Multigrain systems. MIT Alewife.

1. Studying Multicore Processor Scaling via Reuse Distance Analysis.
Meng-Ju Wu, Minshu Zhao, and Donald Yeung. In Proceedings of the 40th International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA-XL). Tel-Aviv, Israel. June 2013.
2. Efficient Reuse Distance Analysis of Multicore Scaling for Loop-based Parallel Programs.
Meng-Ju Wu and Donald Yeung. In ACM Transactions on Computer Systems. Volume 31, Issue 1. February 2013.
3. Coherent Profiles: Enabling Efficient Reuse Distance Analysis of Multicore Scaling for Loop-based Parallel Programs.
Meng-Ju Wu and Donald Yeung. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT-XX). Galveston Island, TX. October 2011.

ECE Announces Computer Engineering Minor

Curriculum fills a void regarding hardware and software knowledge that crossed the Clark School’s engineering curriculum.

Yeung and Srivastava Receive NSF Award

Electrical and computer engineering research will make computers faster and more power efficient.

Seven faculty receive NSF Early CAREER Awards

An unprecedented seven young faculty members in the Clark School have received the prestigious National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award.