Yechiam Yemini (YY) is a Professor  of computer science at Columbia University. His current research interests include computational biology and biological networks (for his previous networking research and the DCC lab visit  ).  He is currently teaching the Computational Genomics class W4761 (visit for extensive course notes).


Professor Yemini has also been a co-founder of  Comverse Technology (1983),, System Management Arts (SMARTS) (1993) ,  acquired by EMC in 2005, and Arootz (2006), He has served as a director and advisory board member of several high-tech companies and as a member of several government technology commissions and working groups;  :-) his spare time is devoted to eclectic activities ranging from gourmet cooking to sand sculpturing (see ).