Chunyu Ai is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at University of South Carolina Upstate. She received her Bachelor and Master of Computer Science from Heilongjiang University in 2001 and 2004, respectively. She received her Ph.D. of Computer Science from Georgia State University in 2010. Dr. Ai was an instructor in Department of Computer Science at Heilongjiang University (2004 - 2006). From 2010 to 2012 , she was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Troy University. Her research interests include wireless sensor networks, data management, and social networks.