David Yates

  • Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
  • Ph.D. Univ of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • MS Univ of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • BS Tufts University
  • Office: Smith Technology Center - 408 | 781.891.2735 | dyates@bentley.edu
  • Department Phone: 781.891.2911

Professional Links

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Computing Machinery Present
  • Association for Information Systems Present
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Present
  • Beta Gamma Sigma 2011 - Present
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2017, Distinguished Paper Award, EDSIGCon
  • 2017, Best Paper Nomination, Fiftieth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
  • 2015, Best Paper Nomination, Forty-Eighth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
  • 2014, (Faculty Co-advisor) Student Cluster Competition, Bentley – Northeastern - MIT Team, ISC 14, http://goo.gl/KVVzsS
  • 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


  • Purao, S. R., Murungi, D. M., Yates, D. J. (2021). Deliberative Breakdowns in Social Representation Processes: Evidence from Reader Comments in Partisan News Sites. ACM Transactions on Social Computing.
  • Mentzer, K., Frydenberg, M. E., Yates, D. J. (2020). Teaching Applications and Implications of Blockchain via Project-Based Learning: A Case Study. Information Systems Education Journal, (18) 6 57-98. (Link)
  • Yates, D. J., Frydenberg, M. E., Waguespack, L. J., McDermott, I., OConnell, J., Chen, F., Babb, J. S. (2019). Dotting i’s and Crossing T’s: Integrating Breadth and Depth in an Undergraduate Cybersecurity Course. Information Systems Education Journal, (17) 6 41-62. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Yates, D. J., Kukesh, J. S. (2018). Sprint, then Fly: Teaching Agile Methodologies with Paper Airplanes. Information Systems Education Journal, (16) 5 22-36. (Link)
  • Alexander, M. M., Kirschner, C., Scholten, P. A., Yates, D. J. (2018). Health Privacy and (Lack Of) Legal Protections in a Technology-Driven Economy. North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology, (19) 1
  • Waguespack, L. J., Babb, J. S., Yates, D. J. (2018). Triangulating Coding Bootcamps in IS Education: Bootleg Education or Disruptive Innovation?. Information Systems Education Journal, (16) 6 48-58. (Link)
  • Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J. (2016). Trust = Utility + Security: Designing for that Elusive Quality in Cloud Computing. Design Principles and Practices — Annual Review, (10) 25-40. (Link)
  • Gulati, G. J., Williams, C. B., Yates, D. J. (2014). Predictors of On-line Services and e-Participation: A Cross-National Comparison. Government Information Quarterly, (31) 4 526-533. (Link)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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., 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

    Books


  • Weiss, J. W., Yates, D. J. (). Internet Broadband Affordability, (The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet) 3Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (Link) Forthcoming.

  • Book Chapters


  • Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., Williams, C. B. (2017). Understanding the Impact of Politication Structure, Governance and Public Policy on e-Government In Jyoti Choudrie, Sherah Kurnia, and Panayiota Tsatsou, (Eds.) Social Inclusion and Usability of Innovative ICT-enabled Services. New York, NY: Routledge (Link)
  • Skaletsky, M. ., Pick, J. B., Sarkar, A., Yates, D. J. (2017). Digital Divides: Past, Present and Future In Robert D. Galliers and Mari-Klara Stein, (Eds.) Companion to Management Information Systems. 1London, U. K.: 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 Druicã, (Eds.) Digital Economy Innovations and Impacts on Society. 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. 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. 280-304. Hershey, PA: IGI Global (Link)

  • Conference Proceedings


  • Yates, D. J.Waguespack, L. J.Babb, J. S. (2020). Reflections from Recent Graduates on a Computer Information Systems Culminating Experience Information Systems & Computing Academic Professionals, (V6) (Link)
  • Mentzer, K.Fallon, K.Prichard, J.Yates, D. J. (2020). Measuring and Unpacking Affective Polarization on Twitter: The Role of Party and Gender in the 2018 Senate Races , (53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Wailea, Maui, HI) 2459-2468. (Link)
  • Murungi, D. M.Yates, D. J.Purao, S. R.Yu, J.Zhan, R. (2019). Factual or Believable? Negotiating the Boundaries of Confirmation Bias in Online News Stories , (52 - Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
  • Waguespack, L. J.Babb, J. S.Yates, D. J. (2018). In Search of a Cure for a Psychosis in Information Systems Design: Co-created Design and Metaphorical Appreciation HICSS, (51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Big Island, HI) (Link)
  • Babb, J. S.Waguespack, L. J.Yates, D. J. (2018). Approaching Recursively-Emergent Wicked Problems in Information System Design with a Designerly Epistemology of Practice Associatiation of Business Information Systems, (2018 Refereed Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference) (Link)
  • Murungi, D. M.Purao, S. R.Yates, D. J. (2018). Beyond Facts: A New Spin on Fake News in the Age of Social Media 24th Americas Conference on Information Systems, New Orleans, LA. (Link)
  • Waguespack, L. J.Babb, J. S.Yates, D. J. (2017). 'Refactoring' Refactoring HICSS, (50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Big Island, HI) (Link)
  • Babb, J. S.Nørbjerg, J.Yates, D. J.Waguespack, L. J. (2017). The Empire Strikes Back: The End of Agile as We Know It? (Extended Version) Association for Information Systems, (Selected Papers of the Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS-40)) 8 (Link)
  • Weiss, J. W.Yates, D. J.Gulati, G. J. (2016). Affordable Broadband: Bridging the Global Digital Divide, A Social Justice Approach HICSS, (49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Koloa, Kauai, HI) (Link)
  • Weiss, J. W.Yates, D. J.Gulati, G. J. (2016). Affordable Broadband: Bridging the Global Digital Divide in Developed and Developing Countries, A Social Justice Approach Academy of Management, (76th Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA) (Link)
  • Yates, D. J.Gulati, G. J.Weiss, J. W.Marabelli, M.Huang, J. (2015). Determinants of Mobile Broadband Affordability: A Cross-National Comparison , (21st Americas Conference on Information Systems) (Link)
  • Yates, D. J.Gulati, G. J.Marabelli, M. (2015). Determinants of Mobile Broadband Diffusion: A Focus on Developing Countries , (23rd European Conference on Information Systems) (Link)
  • Choudrie, J.Yates, D. J.Gulati, G. J. (2015). Investigating Mobile Broadband Affordability in Developing Countries: A Cross-National Comparison ACM, (Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD '15)) (Link)
  • Weiss, J. W.Gulati, G. J.Yates, D. J.Yates, L. E. (2015). Mobile Broadband Affordability and the Global Digital Divide, An Information Ethics Perspective HICSS, (48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Koloa, Kauai, HI) (Link)
  • Waguespack, L. J.Yates, D. J.Schiano, W. T. (2014). Towards a Design Theory for Trustworthy Information Systems , (47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Big Island, HI) (Link)
  • Williams, C. B.Gulati, G. J.Yates, D. J. (2013). Predictors of On-line Services and e-Participation: A Cross-National Comparison Digital Government Society of North America, (14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o 2013))
  • Yates, D. J.Gulati, G. J.Weiss, J. W. (2013). Understanding the Impact of Policy, Regulation and Governance on Mobile Broadband Diffusion , (46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
  • Gulati, G. J.Yates, D. J.Williams, C. B. (2012). Understanding the Impact of Political Structure, Governance and Public Policy on e-Government Shidler College of Business, (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
  • Keville, K. L.Garg, R.Yates, D. J.Arya, K.Cooperman, G. (2012). Towards Fault-Tolerant Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing in the Cloud , (IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing)
  • 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 , (39th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, Arlington, VA) (Link)
  • 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 , (44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
  • Unal, E.Yates, D. J. (2010). Enterprise Fraud Management Using Cloud Computing: A Cost-Benefit Analysis Framework Association for Information Systems, (18th European Conference on Information Systems, Pretoria, South Africa)
  • Yates, D. J.Gulati, G. J.Weiss, J. W. (2010). Towards Universal Broadband: Understanding the Impact of Policy Initiatives on Broadband Diffusion and Affordability Association for Information Systems, (18th European Conference on Information Systems, Pretoria, South Africa)
  • 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 , (43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences)
  • Centauro, R.Keville, K. L.Khanna, G.Yates, D. J. (2009). Workflow and Resource Management for Energy-Efficient Supercomputing , (Computer-Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology)
  • Yates, D. J.Keville, K.Centauro, R.McGonagle, T. (2009). Towards Green Computing and Communication , (Fifth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society)
  • Centauro, R.Keville, K. L.Khanna, G.Yates, D. J. (2009). The Green Team Supercomputer , (ACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, Disruptive Technologies Forum)
  • 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 , (Fourth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society)
  • Yates, D. J.Nahum, E.Kurose, J.Shenoy, P. (2008). Data Quality and Query Cost in Pervasive Sensing Systems , (Sixth IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications)

  • Conference Papers


  • Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J., Babb, J. S. (2021). Beyond Competency: The Imperative to Foster Professionalism in Computing GraduatesEDSIG, EDSIGCon Proceedings. 15. (Link)
  • Yates, D. J., Waguespack, L. J., Babb, J. S. (2020). Reflections from Recent Graduates on a Computer Information Systems Culminating ExperienceEDSIG, EDSIGCon Proceedings. (Link)
  • Mentzer, K., Frydenberg, M. E., Yates, D. J. (2019). Teaching Applications and Implications of Blockchain via Project-Based Learning: A Case StudyEDSIG, EDSIGCon Proceedings. (Link)
  • Yates, D. J., Frydenberg, M. E., Waguespack, L. J., McDermott, I., OConnell, J., Chen, F., Babb, J. (2018). Dotting i's and Crossing T's: Integrating Breadth and Depth in an Undergraduate Cybersecurity CourseISEDJ, 2018 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference. v4 n4654 21. (Link)
  • Waguespack, L. J., Babb, J. S., Yates, D. J. (2017). Triangulating Coding Bootcamps in IS Education: Bootleg Education or Disruptive Innovation?EDSIG, EDSIGCon Proceedings. (Link)
  • Babb, J. S., Nørbjerg, J., Yates, D. J., Waguespack, L. J. (2017). The Empire Strikes Back: The End of Agile as We Know It?Fortieth Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS-40), Methodology Track, Halden, Norway. (Link)
  • Waguespack, L. J., Babb, J. S., Yates, D. J. (2017). Contemplating Design Pedagogy in Computing EducationDesign Principles & Practices, 11th International Conference of Design Principles and Practices, Toronto, ON, Canada. (Link)
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Yates, D. J., Kukesh, J. S. (2017). Sprint, then Fly: Teaching Agile Methodologies with Paper AirplanesEDSIG, EDSIGCon Proceedings. (Link)
  • Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J. (2015). Trust = Utility + Security: Designing for that Elusive Quality in Cloud ComputingDesign Principles & Practices, 9th International Conference of Design Principles and Practices, Chicago, IL. (Link)
  • Gulati, G. J., Williams, C. B., Yates, D. J. (2014). Institutions, Policy, and Governance: Explaining E-Government Implementation Across Nations, 55th International Studies Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Link)
  • Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J., Waguespack, L. J. (2013). Apache Web Server: Applying Lessons from Physical Architecture to Enable Systems to Thrive, 7th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Chiba, Japan. (Link)
  • 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 WorldsGigaNet, Third International Workshop on Global Internet Governance, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J., Schiano, W. T. (2010). Translating Architectural Design Quality from the Physical Domain to Information Systems, 4th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices.

  • Other(s)


  • Weiss, J. W., Yates, D. J. (2019). SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet, Vol 3Sage, (Vol 3) 3500. Forthcoming.
  • Yates, D. J. (2006). Scalable Data Delivery for Networked Servers and Wireless Sensor NetworksPh.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 ServerComputer 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 RequirementsDepartment of Computer Science (93-20), University of Massachusetts. (Link)
  • Presentations

  • Yates, D. J. (2021). “CompOps (Compliance Operations): Regulatory Cultural Change” Presented at the Linux Foundation Open Source Strategy Forum New York, NY
  • Flynn, P. M., Yates, D. J., Weiss, J. W. (2019). Presented at theBentley Research Colloquium on Social In/Justice & Inequality, "Remedies", Panel Co-Chair
  • Weiss, J. W., Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J. (2019). “Global Broadband Internet Access as a Moral Right for All: Addressing the Social Injustices of Affordability, Pathways to Resolution” Presented at the Bentley University Bentley University Colloquium on Social In/Justice & Inequality, "Mechanisms" Waltham, MA
  • Murungi, D. M., Yates, D. J., Purao, S. R., Yu, J., Zhan, R. (2019). “Factual or Believable? Negotiating the Boundaries of Confirmation Bias in Online News Stories” Presented at the2019 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Maui, Hawaii
  • Purao, S. R., Yates, D. J., Murungi, D. M. (2019). “Uncovering the Processes of Hyper-Partisan Polarization” Presented at the Harvard University Dataverse Community Meeting Cambridge, MA
  • Murungi, D. M., Purao, S. R., Yates, D. J. (2018). “How can we reduce the threat of Fake News?” Presented at theBright Internet Global Summit 2018 San Francisco
  • Yates, D. J., Crenshaw, F. (2018). “DevOps Workshop: Speed and Reliability” Presented at theAgility Conference Boston, MA
  • Murungi, D. M., Purao, S. R., Yates, D. J. (2018). “Beyond Facts: A New Spin on Fake News in the Age of Social Media” Presented at the Association for Information Systems 2018 Americas Conference on Information Systems New Orleans, LA
  • Murungi, D. M., Purao, S. R., Yates, D. J. (2018). “Collective Intelligence, Cognitive Bias and Crowd Spin Doctoring – Fake News in the Age of Social Media” Presented at theBoston Area Information Systems Workshop Lowell, MA
  • Yates, D. J. (2017). “The Role of Social Media in the 2016 Presidential Election: Going Viral All the Way to The White House” Presented at theFiftieth Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) Waikoloa, Big Island, HI
  • Maiorana, D. B., Yates, D. J. (2017). “Designing a Checklist to Assure Security and Privacy in the Cloud: A Case Study” Presented at the11th International Conference of Design Principles and Practices Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Yates, D. J., McGonagle, T. A. (2017). “Agile and DevOps for Network Operations” Presented at theAgility Conference Chicago, IL
  • Garfield, M. J., Yates, D. J. (2017). “Battling the Digital Divide: Tech Goes Home” Presented at the North American Case Research Association 2017 North American Case Research Association Chicago, IL
  • Yates, D. J. (2016). “Determinants of Mobile Broadband Diffusion: A Focus on Developing Countries” Presented at the University of Redlands School of Business Seminar Series Redlands, CA
  • Weiss, J. W., Yates, D. J., Gulati, J. G. (2016). “Affordable Broadband: Bridging the Global Digital Divide, A Social Justice Approach ” Presented at the Academy of Management Pushing social frontiers with IT Social frontiers Anaheim, CA
  • Yates, D. J., McGonagle, T. A. (2016). “Why Your Alma Mater Should Teach DevOps: A Call to Arms” Presented at theDevOpsDays Atlanta Atlanta, GA
  • Weiss, J. W., Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J. (2016). “Affordable Broadband: Bridging the Global Digital Divide, A Social Justice Approach” Presented at the49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Koloa, Kauai, HI
  • Yates, D. J., McGonagle, T. A. (2015). “DevOps: What, Why, Who, When, … And why you should care” Presented at theBoston Tech Summit Cambridge, MA, http://goo.gl/kNgML4
  • Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J. (2015). “Trust = Utility + Security: Designing for that Elusive Quality in Cloud Computing” Presented at the9th International Conference of Design Principles and Practices Chicago, IL
  • Weiss, J. W., Gulati, G. J., Yates, D. J., Yates, L. E. (2015). “Mobile Broadband Affordability and the Global Digital Divide, An Information Ethics Perspective” Presented at the48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Koloa, Kauai, HI
  • Gulati, G. J., Williams, C. B., Yates, D. J. (2014). “Institutions, Policy, and Governance: Explaining E-Government Implementation Across Nations” Presented at the55th International Studies Association Annual Conference Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J., Schiano, W. T. (2014). “Towards a Design Theory for Trustworthy Information Systems” Presented at the47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Waikoloa, Big Island, HI, http://goo.gl/ykK7iS
  • Gulati, G. J., Williams, C. B., Yates, D. J. (2014). “Predictors of On-line Services and E-Participation: A Cross-National Comparison” Presented at the Bentley Research Council Bentley Research Colloquium, Big Data: Applications, Infrastructures, and Implications Bentley University, Waltham, MA, http://goo.gl/cbLQZp
  • Gulley, O. D., Simon, D. P., Yates, D. J. (2014). “Bitcoin. Big Deal or Big Scam?” Presented at the Hughey Center for Financial Services and Bentley Finance Department Panel on Bitcoin. Big Deal or Big Scam? Bentley University, Waltham, MA, http://goo.gl/gExh4d
  • Gulati, G. J., Williams, C. B., Yates, D. J. (2014). “Predictors of On-line Services and e-Participation: A Cross-National Comparison” Presented at the International Political Science Association 23nd World Congress of Political Science Montreal, Quebec
  • 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 the41st Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy Arlington, VA
  • Yates, D. J., Gulati, G. J., Weiss, J. W. (2013). “Understanding the Impact of Policy, Regulation and Governance on Mobile Broadband Diffusion” Presented at the46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Wailea, Maui, HI, http://bit.ly/SrAvEx
  • 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 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 the7th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices Chiba, Japan, http://bit.ly/YbEDu5
  • 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 HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, MA, http://goo.gl/nsTC9y
  • 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 First Annual Bentley Research Colloquium Bentley University, Waltham, MA, http://goo.gl/oIhIZb
  • 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 theACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, EE HPC Working Group Denver, CO, USA
  • Eshelman, E., Kaeli, D., Keville, K. L., Yates, D. J. (2013). “2013 in Review -- HPC & GPU Supercomputing” Presented at the Microsoft & Microway HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, MA, http://goo.gl/HRuZOU
  • Keville, K. L., Yates, D. J. (2012). “Towards Fault-Tolerant Energy-Efficient High Performance Computing in the Cloud” Presented at the IEEE 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 theIEEE 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 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 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 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 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Grand Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
  • 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 the44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Koloa, Kauai, HI, http://bit.ly/MSOsu9
  • 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 the39th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy Arlington, VA
  • Keville, K. L., Williams, M., Yates, D. J. (2011). “Cluster Design for Energy-Efficient High-Performance Computing” Presented at theACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, Disruptive Technologies Forum Seattle, WA, USA
  • 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 Dept. of Communications Seminar Series Boston, MA
  • Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J., Schiano, W. T. (2010). “Translating Architectural Design Quality from the Physical Domain to Information Systems” Presented at the4th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices Chicago, IL
  • 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 CIS/IPM Research Seminar Series Waltham, MA, http://bit.ly/SVZ8FG
  • 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 the43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences Koloa, Kauai, HI, http://bit.ly/Qpw0Xk
  • 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 theThird International Workshop on Global Internet Governance Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Unal, E., Yates, D. J. (2010). “Enterprise Fraud Management Using Cloud Computing: A Cost-Benefit Analysis Framework” Presented at the18th European Conference on Information Systems Pretoria, South Africa, http://bit.ly/SVYVCi
  • Higgins, M., Keville, K. L., Khanna, G., Yates, D. J. (2010). “Solar-Powered Supercomputing” Presented at theACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, Disruptive Technologies Forum New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 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 theHawaii International Conference for Computer Systems Manoa, HI
  • 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 the18th European Conference on Information Systems Pretoria, South Africa
  • Yates, D. J. (2009). “Is There Such a Thing as a Green Network?” Presented at theIEEE 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 theCHIMIT Baltimore, MD
  • Centauro, R., Keville, K. L., Khanna, G., Yates, D. J. (2009). “Workflow and Resource Management for Energy-Efficient Supercomputing” Presented at theComputer-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 theECIS (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 theFifth 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 theInternational 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 theACM/IEEE Supercomputing Conference, Disruptive Technologies Forum Portland, OR, USA
  • Yates, D. J., Nahum, E., Kurose, J., Shenoy, P. (2008). “Data Quality and Query Cost in Pervasive Sensing Systems” Presented at theSixth 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 theFourth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society Boston, MA, 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., Kurose, J., Nahum, E., Shenoy, P. (2007). “Data Quality and Query Cost in Wireless Sensor Networks” Presented at theIEEE 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 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., Kurose, J. F., Nahum, E. M., Shenoy, P. (2004). “Data Caching and Dissemination in Sensor Networks” Presented at theFirst Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA) Research Workshop Estes Park, CO, USA
  • Yates, D. J. (2004). “Web Server Clusters” Presented at the13th International World Wide Web Conference New York, NY
  • Yates, D. J. (2004). “HTTP 1.1: Protocol, Implications, Performance” Presented at the13th International World Wide Web Conference New York, NY
  • Heddaya, A. A., Mirdad, S. A., Yates, D. J. (1997). “Diffusion-based Caching along Routing Paths” Presented at the2nd 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 theACM 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 theSeventh 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 theThird 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 theACM 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 theInternet 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 theIEEE 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 theUSENIX 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 theACM 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 for CIS Department curriculum committees 2006 - Present
  • Committee Member for CIS Department Faculty Senator 2020 - 2023
  • Committee Member for CIS Department Recruiting Committee (chaired committee a few times) 2014 - 2022
  • Faculty Advisor, Deloitte Consulting Externship on AI for Real Cyber Defense for Deloitte Consulting Externship 2022 - 2022
  • Faculty Advisor, Deloitte Consulting Externship on Digital Twins for Deloitte Consulting Externship 2020 - 2020
  • Faculty Advisor, Deloitte Consulting Externship on Artificial Intelligence for Deloitte Consulting Externship 2019 - 2019
  • Faculty Advisor, Deloitte Consulting Externship on the Internet of Things for Deloitte Consulting Externship 2016 - 2016
  • University Service


  • Committee Member for Data Privacy Committee 2021 - Present
  • Committee Member for Technology Adoption Committee 2020 - Present
  • Associate Editor for Fusio: The Bentley Undergraduate Research Journal 2019 - Present
  • Committee Member for Faculty Evaluation Procedures Committee 2021 - 2022
  • Task Force Member for Bentley University Sustainability Task Force 2009 - 2020
  • Committee Member for Honors Faculty Council 2019 - 2019
  • Executive Committee Member, 2019 Bentley Research Colloquium (Social In/Justice) 2018 - 2019
  • Committee Member for Undergraduate Curriculum Advisory Group 2017 - 2018
  • Committee Member for Hughey Center Advisory Board 2017 - 2018
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Bentley University Thought Leadership Network [Stage II] on Security and Privacy in the Context of Data Innovation for Bentley Research Networks 2015 - 2018
  • Executive Committee Member, Bentley University Thought Leadership [Stage II] in Data Innovation Network for Bentley Research Networks 2015 - 2018
  • Committee Member for Bentley University Teaching and Scholarly Activities Committee 2014 - 2016
  • Program Organizer for Workshop on Security and Privacy in a Data-intensive, Interconnected, and Insecure World (co-organized with Xinru Page) 2016 - 2016
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Bentley University Thought Leadership Network [Stage I] on Data-Driven Innovation and Value Creation for Bentley Research Networks - 2015
  • Participant, Bentley University Thought Leadership Network [Stage I] on System and Information Security in an Interconnected, Insecure World for Bentley Research Networks - 2015
  • 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 Information Systems Journal 2019 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Information Technology for Development 2018 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for European Journal of Information Systems 2015 - Present
  • 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
  • Minitrack Co-Chair for Data Analytics, Data Mining & Machine Learning for Social Media (with Jennifer Xu, Dominique Haughton, Xiangbin Yan, Kevin Mentzer and Jeffry Babb) for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2012 - 2022
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Americas Conference on Information Systems 2015 - 2020
  • Task Force Member for Advance IT Minnesota, Minnesota State Center of Excellence in IT Education 2016 - 2017
  • Reviewer, Book for The Architecture of Computer Hardware, Systems Software, & Networking: An Information Technology Approach 2008 - 2013
  • 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
  • Officer, Secretary for IEEE Communication Society Technical Committee on Enterprise Networking & Services 2007 - 2011
  • 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
  • Committee Member for Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom) 2009 - 2009