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David J. Yates

Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., Univ of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2006
MS, Univ of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1992
BS, Tufts University, 1989
Office: Smith Technology Center 411 | 781.891._2735 | dyates@bentley.edu
                       


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Professional Memberships

Association for Computing Machinery
Association for Information Systems
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Beta Gamma Sigma

Awards and Honors

Elected Secretary, IEEE Communication Society Technical Committee on Enterprise Networking & Services
2013, (Faculty Co-advisor) Student Cluster Competition, Commodity Track, Overall Winning Team, ACM/IEEE SC 13, http://goo.gl/E4tx3O
2013, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award, Bentley University
2013, Best Research Paper Nomination, Fourteenth Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o)
2012, Best Paper Nomination, Forty-Fifth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
2011, Joined AACSB international honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS)
2011, Best Paper Award, Forty-Forth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
2010, Best Paper Nomination, Forty-Third Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
2009, Invited to workshop on Future Directions in Networked Sensing Systems: Fundamentals and Applications, National Science Foundation (NSF)
2009, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award, Bentley University

Publications

Journal Articles
Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J., Waguespack, L. J. (2013). Apache Web Server: Applying Lessons from Physical Architecture to Enable Systems to Thrive. The International Journal of Design Management and Professional Practice, 7 (1), 1-12. (link)

Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J. (2012). Different Paths to Universal Access: The Impact of Policy and Regulation on Broadband Diffusion in the Developed and Developing Worlds. Journal of Telecommunications Policy, 36 (9), 749-61. (link)

Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J. (2011). Strategy, Competition, and Investment: Explaining the Global Divide in E-Government Adoption with Policy Variables. Electronic Government: An International Journal, 8 (2/3), 124-43. (link)

Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J. (2010). Translating Architectural Design Quality from the Physical Domain to Information Systems. Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, 4 (1), 179-194.

Yates, D. J., Weiss, J. W., Gulati, G. J. (2010). Universal Broadband: An Analysis of Global Stakeholders and the Pursuit of the Common Good. International Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy, 1 (2), 25-43. (link)

Yates, D. J., McGonagle, T., Tawileh, A. (2008). How Open Source Software and Wireless Networks are Transforming Two Cultures: An Investigation in Urban North America and Rural Africa. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society, 4 (6), 145-158. (link)

Yates, D. J., Nahum, E. M., Kurose, J. F., Shenoy, P. (2008). Data Quality and Query Cost in Pervasive Sensing Systems (Extended Version). Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 4 (6), 851-870. (link)

Almeida, J. M., Almeida, V., Yates, D. J. (1997). WebMonitor: A Tool for Measuring World-Wide Web Server Performance. First Monday, 2 (7). (link)

Yates, D. J., Kurose, J. F., Towsley, D., Hluchyj, M. G. (1994). On Per-session End-to-end Delay and the Call Admission Problem for Real-time Applications with QOS Requirements. Journal of High Speed Networks, 3 (4), 429-458. (link)

Book Chapters
Gulati, G. J, Yates, D. J. (2013). Understanding the Impact of Policy, Regulation and Governance on Broadband Diffusion in the Developed and Developing Worlds. In Jyoti Choudrie and Catherine Middleton (Eds.), Management of Broadband Technology Innovation. New York, NY: . Routledge (link)

Yates, D. J, Weiss, J. W, Gulati, G. J. (2012). Universal Broadband: An Analysis of Global Stakeholders and the Pursuit of the Common Good (Reprint). In Elena Druic√£ (Eds.), Digital Economy Innovations and Impacts on Society (pp. 131-150). Hershey, PA: . IGI Global (link)

Yates, D. J, McGonagle, T, Tawileh, A. (2011). How Open Source Software and Wireless Networks are Transforming Two Cultures: An Investigation in Urban North America and Rural Africa (Reprint). In Karim G. Martin and Phillip Kalantzis-Cope (Eds.), Emerging Digital Spaces in Contemporary Society: Properties of Technology. New York, NY: . Palgrave Macmillan (link)

Gulati, G. J, Yates, D. J, Tawileh, A. (2010). Explaining the Global Digital Divide: The Impact of Public Policy Initiatives on E-Government Capacity and Reach Worldwide. In Christopher Reddick (Eds.), Politics, Democracy and E-Government: Participation and Service Delivery . Hershey, PA: . IGI Global

Gulati, G. J, Yates, D. J, Tawileh, A. (2010). Towards E-participation in the Middle East and Northern Europe. In Christopher Reddick (Eds.), Comparative E-Government: An Examination of E-Government across Countries (pp. 71-90). Berlin: . Springer (link)

Yates, D. J, Xu, J. (2009). Sensor Field Resource Management for Sensor Network Data Mining. In Alfredo Cuzzocrea (Eds.), Intelligent Techniques for Warehousing and Mining Sensor Network Data (pp. 280-304). Hershey, PA: . IGI Global (link)

Other(s)
Yates, D. J. (2006). Scalable Data Delivery for Networked Servers and Wireless Sensor Networks. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts (link)

Yates, D. J, Almeida, V, Almeida, J. M. (1997). On the Interaction Between an Operating System and Web Server. Computer Science Department (97-012), Boston University (link)

Yates, D. J. (1994). On Per-Session End-to-End Delay and the Call Admission Problem for Real-Time Applications with QOS Requirements. Department of Computer Science (93-20), University of Massachusetts (link)

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J., Schiano, W. T. (2014). Towards a Design Theory for Trustworthy Information Systems. Presented at the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Big Island, HI, http://goo.gl/ykK7iS.

Eshelman, E., Kaeli, D., Keville, K. L., Yates, D. J. (2013). "2013 in Review -- HPC & GPU Supercomputing." Presented at the Microsoft & Microway's HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston, Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, MA, http://goo.gl/HRuZOU.

Keville, K. L., Garg, R., Yates, D. J., Arya, K., Cooperman, G. (2013). "Towards Fault-Tolerant Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing in the Cloud." Presented at the ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, EE HPC Working Group, Denver, CO, USA.

Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J. (2013). "Different Paths to Universal Broadband Access: Understanding Broadband Diffusion in the Developed and Developing Worlds." Presented at the Bentley Research Council's First Annual Bentley Research Colloquium, Bentley University, http://goo.gl/oIhIZb.

Abed, M., Aleman, J., Charlebois, C., Havey, B., Hentschel, N., Hu, R., Joseph, J., Kerr, S., Shah, N., Swamy, T., Veber, D., Keville, K. L., Ukidave, Y., Kaeli, D., Englander, I. S., Yates, D. J. (2013). "SC 13 Student Cluster Competition Presentations." Presented at the Microsoft & Microway's HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston, Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, MA, http://goo.gl/nsTC9y.

Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J. (2013). Understanding the Impact of Policy, Regulation and Governance on Mobile Broadband Diffusion in the Developing World. Presented at the 41st Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Arlington, VA.

Williams, C. B., Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J. (2013). Predictors of On-line Services and e-Participation: A Cross-National Comparison. Presented at the Digital Government Society of North America's 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o 2013), Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J., Waguespack, L. J. (2013). Apache Web Server: Applying Lessons from Physical Architecture to Enable Systems to Thrive. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Chiba, Japan, http://bit.ly/YbEDu5.

Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., Weiss, J. W. (2013). Understanding the Impact of Policy, Regulation and Governance on Mobile Broadband Diffusion. Presented at the 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Wailea, Maui, HI, http://bit.ly/SrAvEx.

Keville, K. L., Yates, D. J. (2012). "Towards Fault-Tolerant Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing in the Cloud." Presented at the IEEE's High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC), Boston, MA, http://bit.ly/TT7c0C.

Keville, K. L., Garg, R., Yates, D. J., Arya, K., Cooperman, G. (2012). Towards Fault-Tolerant Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing in the Cloud. Presented at the IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing, Beijing, China, http://bit.ly/SNeFgk.

Weiss, J. W., Yates, D. J. (2012). "Bridging the Global Broadband Divide in Informal and Formal Economies." Presented at the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, http://bit.ly/QpoziO.

Keville, K. L., Yates, D. J. (2012). "Towards Fault-Tolerant Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing in the Cloud." Presented at the Harvard University's High Performance Computing Journal Club, Cambridge, MA, http://bit.ly/TT9oVY.

Yates, D. J. (2012). "Data Quality and Query Cost in Pervasive Sensing Systems." Presented at the Northeastern University's CCIS Systems Seminar Series, Boston, MA, http://bit.ly/UZ3j9L.

Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J., Williams, C. B. (2012). Understanding the Impact of Political Structure, Governance and Public Policy on e-Government. Presented at the Shidler College of Business's Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Grand Wailea, Maui, Hawaii.

Keville, K. L., Williams, M., Yates, D. J. (2011). Cluster Design for Energy-Efficient High-Performance Computing. Presented at the ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, Disruptive Technologies Forum, Seattle, WA, USA.

Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J. (2011). "Different Paths to Universal Access: The Impact of Policy and Regulation on Broadband Diffusion in the Developed and Developing Worlds." Presented at the 39th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Arlington, VA.

Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., Weiss, J. W. (2011). Different Paths to Broadband Access: The Impact of Governance and Policy on Broadband Diffusion in the Developed and Developing Worlds. Presented at the 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Koloa, Kauai, HI, http://bit.ly/MSOsu9.

Yates, D. J., Weiss, J. W., Gulati, G. J. (2010). "Towards Universal Broadband: Understanding the Impact of Policy Initiatives on Broadband Diffusion and Affordability." Presented at the 18th European Conference on Information Systems, Pretoria, South Africa.

Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J. (2010). "Explaining the Global Digital Divide: The Impact of Public Policy Initiatives on Digital Opportunity and ICT Development." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference for Computer Systems, Manoa, HI.

Higgins, M., Keville, K. L., Khanna, G., Yates, D. J. (2010). Solar-Powered Supercomputing. Presented at the ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, Disruptive Technologies Forum, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Unal, E., Yates, D. J. (2010). Enterprise Fraud Management Using Cloud Computing: A Cost-Benefit Analysis Framework. Presented at the 18th European Conference on Information Systems, Pretoria, South Africa, http://bit.ly/SVYVCi.

Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J. (2010). "Different Paths to Universal Broadband: The Impact of Political Structure, Governance and Policy Initiatives on Broadband Internet Diffusion in the Developed and Developing Worlds." Presented at the Third International Workshop on Global Internet Governance, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., Weiss, J. W. (2010). "Towards Universal Broadband: Understanding the Impact of Policy Initiatives on Broadband Diffusion and Affordability." Presented at the Suffolk University's Dept. of Communications Seminar Series, Boston, MA.

Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., Weiss, J. W. (2010). "Towards Universal Broadband: Understanding the Impact of Policy Initiatives on Broadband Diffusion and Affordability." Presented at the Bentley University's CIS/IPM Research Seminar Series, Waltham, MA, http://bit.ly/SVZ8FG.

Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J., Schiano, W. T. (2010). "Translating Architectural Design Quality from the Physical Domain to Information Systems." Presented at the 4th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Chicago, IL.

Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., Tawileh, A. (2010). Explaining the Global Digital Divide: The Impact of Public Policy Initiatives on Digital Opportunity and ICT Development. Presented at the 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Koloa, Kauai, HI, http://bit.ly/Qpw0Xk.

Yates, D. J. (2009). "Is There Such a Thing as a Green Network?" Presented at the IEEE Enterprise Networking and Services Conference, Honolulu, HI, USA.

Schiano, W. T., Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J. (2009). "Lessons for IT Architecture from Physical Architecture." Presented at the CHIMIT, Baltimore, MD.

Centauro, R., Keville, K. L., Khanna, G., Yates, D. J. (2009). Workflow and Resource Management for Energy-Efficient Supercomputing. Presented at the Computer-Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., Weiss, J. W. (2009). "Towards universal broadband: Understanding the impact of policy initiatives on broadband diffusion and affordability by Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., & Weiss, J. W." Presented at the ECIS (European Conference on Information Systems), Pretoria, South Africa.

Yates, D. J., Keville, K., Centauro, R., McGonagle, T. (2009). Towards Green Computing and Communication. Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society, Huntsville, AL, USA.

Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J., Tawileh, A. (2009). "Explaining the Global Digital Divide: The Impact of Public Policy Initiatives on E-Government Access and Reach Worldwide." Presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research, Mexico City, Mexico.

Centauro, R., Keville, K. L., Khanna, G., Yates, D. J. (2009). The Green Team Supercomputer. Presented at the ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, Disruptive Technologies Forum, Portland, OR, USA.

Yates, D. J. (2008). "Data Quality and Query Cost in Pervasive Sensing Systems."

Yates, D. J. (2008). "Data Quality and Query Cost in Pervasive Sensing Systems."

Yates, D. J., Nahum, E., Kurose, J., Shenoy, P. (2008). Data Quality and Query Cost in Pervasive Sensing Systems. Presented at the Sixth IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, Hong Kong, China.

Yates, D. J., McGonagle, T., Tawileh, A. (2008). How Open Source Software and Wireless Networks are Transforming Two Cultures: An Investigation in Urban North America and Rural Africa. Presented at the Fourth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society, Boston, MA, USA.

Yates, D. J., Kurose, J., Nahum, E., Shenoy, P. (2007). "Data Quality and Query Cost in Wireless Sensor Networks." Presented at the IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Networks and Systems for Pervasive Computing, White Plains, NY, USA.

Yates, D. J. (2007). "Wireless Network Technologies in the Mobile Enterprise."

Yates, D. J. (2007). "Data Quality and Query Cost in Wireless Sensor Networks." Presented at the Bentley University's CIS Research Seminar Series, Waltham, MA.

Yates, D. J. (2006). "Data Quality and Query Cost in Wireless Sensor Networks."

Yates, D. J., Kurose, J. F., Nahum, E. M., Shenoy, P. (2005). "Data Caching and Dissemination in Sensor Networks."

Yates, D. J. (2005). "Scalable Data Delivery for Networked Servers and Wireless Sensor Networks."

Yates, D. J. (2005). "Scalable Data Delivery for Networked Servers and Wireless Sensor Networks."

Yates, D. J. (2004). "HTTP 1.1: Protocol, Implications, Performance." Presented at the 13th International World Wide Web Conference, New York, NY.

Yates, D. J. (2004). "Web Server Clusters." Presented at the 13th International World Wide Web Conference, New York, NY.

Yates, D. J., Kurose, J. F., Nahum, E. M., Shenoy, P. (2004). "Data Caching and Dissemination in Sensor Networks." Presented at the First Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA) Research Workshop, Estes Park, CO, USA.

Heddaya, A. A., Mirdad, S. A., Yates, D. J. (1997). "Diffusion-based Caching along Routing Paths." Presented at the 2nd International Web Caching Workshop, Boulder, CO, http://bit.ly/YMlQWr.

Nahum, E. M., Yates, D. J., Kurose, J. F., Towsley, D. (1997). "Cache Behavior of Network Protocols." Presented at the ACM SIGMETRICS Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, Seattle, WA, http://bit.ly/10vJKtj.

Almeida, J. M., Almeida, V., Yates, D. J. (1997). "Measuring the Behavior of a World-Wide Web Server." Presented at the Seventh IFIP Conference on High Performance Networking (HPN), White Plains, NY, http://bit.ly/10n6CY7.

Yates, D. J., Almeida, V., Almeida, J. M. (1997). "On the Interaction between an Operating System and a Web Server." Presented at the Third Technical Conference on Telecommunications R&D, Lowell, MA, http://bit.ly/WAWMV4.

Yates, D. J., Nahum, E. M., Kurose, J. F., Towsley, D. (1996). "Networking Support for Large Scale Multiprocessor Servers." Presented at the ACM SIGMETRICS Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems, Philadelphia, PA, http://bit.ly/X9nNQ2.

Nahum, E., Yates, D. J., O'Malley, S., Orman, H., Schroeppel, R. (1996). "Parallelized Network Security Protocols." Presented at the Internet Society Symposium on Network and Distributed System Security (SNDSS), San Diego, CA, http://bit.ly/Y5vCmz.

Yates, D. J., Nahum, E. M., Kurose, J. F., Towsley, D. (1995). "Networking Support for Large Scale Multiprocessor Servers (Extended Abstract)." Presented at the IEEE Workshop on the Architecture and Implementation of High Performance Communication Subsystems, Mystic, CT.

Nahum, E. M., Yates, D. J., Kurose, J. F., Towsley, D. (1994). "Performance Issues in Parallelized Network Protocols." Presented at the USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation, Monterey, CA, http://bit.ly/Y5uvDw.

Yates, D. J., Kurose, J. F., Towsley, D., Hluchyj, M. G. (1993). "On Per-session End-to-end Delay Distributions and the Call Admission Problem for Real-time Applications with QOS Requirements." Presented at the ACM SIGCOMM Symposium on Communications Architectures and Protocols, San Francisco, CA, http://bit.ly/13HL6Sh.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for CIS Department Research and Scholarly Activity Committee, 2008 - Present
Committee Member for CIS Department Marketing Committee, 2007 - Present
Member of ad hoc committees, 2006
Committee Member for CIS Department Recruiting Committee, 2013 - 2015

University Service
Task Force Member for Bentley University Sustainability Task Force, 2009 - Present
Task Force Member for Bentley University Professional MBA Review Task Force, 2010 - 2011
Committee Member for Board of Trustees Information Services Committee, 2009 - 2011

Professional Service
Reviewer, Journal Article for The Information Society: An International Journal, Taylor & Francis, 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Elsevier, 2011 - Present
Committee Member for Technical Program Committee, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Electronic Government: An International Journal, Inderscience, 2010 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, IEEE, 2009 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for European Conference on Information Systems, AIS, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Computer Communications, Elsevier, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, ACM, 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems, AIS, 2006 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Transactions on Networking, IEEE/ACM, 2003 - Present
Social Media and Data Analytics (with Jennifer Xu and Dominique Haughton) for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2012 - 2015
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing (IQ2S), IEEE, 2009 - 2013
Social and Digital Inclusions in Networks (with Karine Nahon) for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for Technical Program Committee, IEEE Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing (IQ2S), 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Book for Comparative E-Government: An Examination of E-Government across Countries, 2009 - 2010
Committee Member for Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), 2010 - 2010
Committee Member for Technical Program Committee, IEEE Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing (IQ2S), 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Book for Politics, Democracy and E-Government: Participation and Service Delivery, 2009 - 2010
Invited Lecture/Presentation for Department of Communications, Suffolk University, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing (MP2P), IEEE, 2009 - 2010
Invited Lecture/Presentation for CIS/IPM Departments, Bentley University, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Book for Intelligent Techniques for Warehousing and Mining Sensor Network Data, 2008 - 2009
Reviewer, Book for The Architecture of Computer Hardware, Systems Software, & Networking: An Information Technology Approach, 2008 - 2009
Committee Member for Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom), 2009 - 2009