Yang (Cindy) Yi is an Associate Professor in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) and the Director in the Center of Multifunctional Integrated Circuits and Systems (MICS) at Virginia Tech. Prior to joining Virginia Tech, she has been working on various research topics in the area of High Performance Computing, and Integrated Circuits at Texas A&M University, University of Kansas, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Freescale, IBM, Intel, and Texas Instruments. She obtained her Ph.D. in ECE at Texas A&M University, the M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. She has more than 150 publications in international journals and conference proceedings, and served as an editorial board member for several international journals, Technical Program Committee (TPC) track chair and TPC member for various international conferences. She received the NSF CAREER Award in 2018.