Bachelor of Mathematics, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 1988;
Master of Applied Mathematics, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 1991;
Ph.D. in Computer Science & Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1998.
Institute of Computer Network, Department of Computer Science & Technology: Deputy Director (2008-).
Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects
Mobile Ad-hoc Network
Computer Supported Cooperative Work
National Natural Science Foundation of China: Research on Model and Environment of Integrating Multiple Cooperative Manners (2008-2011);
National 863 High-Tech Program: Vehicular Ad-Hoc Network and its Applications in Smart Navigation (2008-2010).
My research interests are mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) and computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW). Currently, I am focusing on routing protocols, media access control (MAC), and applications of MANET. I am also reaching out to the research of distributed workflows and the flexibility of workflow. My research outputs include a multi-channel MAC algorithm, a power and rate-adaptive MAC algorithm, an energy-sensitive MANET routing protocol, and a pattern-oriented workflow planner.
Honors And Awards
National Award for Technical and Scientific Books by the General Administration of Press and Publication, First Class-"Computer-Supported Cooperative Working-Theory and its Applications" (2001).
 Meilin Shi, Yong Xiang, Guangxin Yang and et.al. Computer-Supported Cooperative Work - Theory and its applications. Publishing House of Electronics Industry, Beijing, 2000 (In Chinese).
 Y. Xiang, S. H. Zhang, Y. Z. Shen, and M. L. Shi. Pattern-Oriented Workflow Generation and Optimization. Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol.15, no.9, pp.1924-1944, 2009.
 Leiming Xu, Yong Xiang, and Meilin Shi. Channel assignment algorithm based on topology simplification in multi-interface wireless mesh networks. Journal of Tsinghua University, vol. 47, no. 7, pp. 1193-1196, 2007 (in Chinese).
 Cuyu Chang, Yong Xiang, and Meilin Shi. Development and status of vehicular ad hoc networks. Journal of Communication, vol. 28, no. 11, pp. 116-126, 2006 (in Chinese).