Xiong Completes Doctorate

by Public Relations Office

Director of Public Relations 937-766-7808 XIONG COMPLETES DOCTORATE Cedarville, Ohio-Jintao Xiong, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Cedarville University, recently completed his Ph.D. studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst by successfully defending his dissertation, "On Rational Approximation and Its Applications." His dissertation focused on performance analysis and algorithm development in computer networking. "We have all witnessed how the Internet has changed our way of life. I believe networking-related research is both promising and interesting," said Xiong. In addition to his doctoral degree, Xiong holds a B.S.E.E. from Xi'an Jiaotong University and a M.S. from South China University of Technology. He resides in Xenia with his wife, Jen-Yi Wang, and their two sons, Austin and Justin. Located in Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional, and graduate programs. Offering 100 areas of study to approximately 3,000 students, the University features an award-winning campus computer network and a worldwide Christian ministries program. Visit the University Web site at www.cedarville.edu. -30-