|Professional Title:||Research Professor, Academician|
|Research Fields:||Software Specification and Software Design Methodology|
|E-Mail:||dym (at) ios.ac.cn|
Yunmei Dong is a member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, is one of the pioneers of computer software research and development in China. He has done a lot of systematic and creative work on theories, techniques, and tools of software, and on Chinese information processing. In early 1960s he developed with his colleagues the first pragmatic high level programming language BCY and its compiler in China, which had long been used and had significant effect in practice. He solved several issues in formal grammar, syntactical analysis, and program testing during 1960s and early 1970s, prior to some famous work in the world on the same issues. In 1980s he first proposed a method and implementation techniques for high quality Chinese font design on computers. He took the lead in investigating software reuse techniques in China in mid-1980s. His recent research interests include software specification and software design methodologies.