Interim Chair, Department of Computer Science
Ph.D., Cruse C. and Marjorie F. Calahan Centennial Chair in Engineering, Professor
Department of Computer Science
|Office:||457 Caruth Hall|
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago;
M.S. and B.S., Nanjing University, China
- Data Science Infrastructure
- Machine Learning and Deep Learning
- Scientific Workflow
- Cloud Computing
- Software Engineering
Dr. Zhang has co-authored one textbook "Services Computing" and has published over 190 refereed journal papers, book chapters, and conference papers. Her research won two Best Paper awards at IEEE SCC (2011, 2017), and three Best Student Paper awards at IEEE ICWS (2014, 2018) and IEEE ICCC (2018). She also holds three US patents. Dr. Zhang has served as an associated editor of the IEEE TSC since 2008. She served as Program Chair-in-Chief for IEEE SERVICES (2021, 2022), and Program Committee Chair for IEEE SCC (2020), ICWS (2019), CLOUD (2018), and BigData Congress (2017).
Dr. Zhang holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining SMU, she was a faculty at Carnegie Mellon University - Silicon Valley, Northern Illinois University, and Nanjing University, and worked in industry as a software architect.