Research on Computing and Informatics, and Vision for the 21st Century
Presented by Aidong Zhang, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Brickyard (BYENG) 210, Tempe campus [map]
Zhang will discuss her current funded research projects and contributions in computing and informatics, which focus on developing methodologies and algorithms for modeling and analysis of both structured and unstructured data. Applications of her research include biological data analysis, social networks, and health informatics. She will also talk about her views on the current challenges and opportunities facing education and research in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering.
Aidong Zhang is currently on leave from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and serving as a program director in the Information & Intelligent Systems division of the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering, National Science Foundation. Zhang is a SUNY Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. She served as the Department Chair from 2009–2015. Her research interests include data mining/data science, bioinformatics, health Informatics, multimedia and database systems and content-based image retrieval. She has authored more than 290 research publications in these areas. She has chaired or served on more than 160 program committees of international conferences and workshops and currently serves on several journal editorial boards. She has also given many keynote and invited talks. Zhang is an IEEE Fellow.