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Name: Jingwei Yang

Title: Assistant Professor

Office Location: Riverside Hall 3006


Office Phone: (916) 278-7328

Mailing Address: Riverside Hall 3006, MS 6021, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819

Office Hours: M/W 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm, or by appointment (


I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering & Computer Science at Sac State. My research interests are in the areas of requirements engineering, human-computer interaction, and data & knowledge engineering. My work emphasizes concepts and techniques for modeling and analyzing the human perspectives of software systems.


Ph.D. in Computer Science, Iowa State University, 2017

M.E. in Software Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2009

B.S. in Automation (Electrical Engineering), Zhejiang University, 2006

CV: Yang.pdf


Spring 2019

CSC 131, Computer Software Engineering (Section 1, 4)

CSC 234, Software Verification and Validation

CSC 502, Master's Project (Please make your appointment here.)

Fall 2018

CSC 131, Computer Software Engineering

CSC 232, Software Requirements Analysis and Design

Recent Publications

  • A Multi-layered Desires Based Framework to Detect Users’ Evolving Non-functional Requirements, Peng Sun, Jingwei Yang, Hua Ming, Carl K. Chang, accepted by 42nd Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2018) 
  • A Statistical Analysis Approach to Predict User's Changing Requirements for Software Service Evolution, Haihua Xie, Jingwei Yang, Carl K. Chang, Lin Liu, Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 132, pp. 147-164, 2017. 
  • A Situation-Centric Approach to Identifying New User Intentions using the MTL Method, Jingwei Yang, Carl K. Chang, Hua Ming, Proc. 41st Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2017), Vol.1, pp.347-356, 2017. 
  • Dimensional Situation Analytics: from Data to Wisdom, Hua Ming, Carl K. Chang, Jingwei Yang, Proc. 39th Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2015), Vol. 1, pp. 50-59, 2015