It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Sheng Yu on Jan.
23, 2012 in London, Ontario.
Sheng was a full professor at the Department of Computer Science, the University of Western Ontario. He obtained both his Masters and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, in 1983 and 1986, respectively. His main research areas were in automata and formal language theory and their implementations. He also worked in parallel and object-oriented programming languages. He has served as program committee chair and member for a number of conferences, as well as editorial board member for several other journals. He has published more than a hundred and thirty research articles and was an established researcher in his research areas.
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