Zheng Zhang, Professor of Computer Science, NYU Shanghai
Zheng Zhang is professor of computer science at NYU Shanghai. He also holds an affiliated appointment with the Department of Computer Science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and with the Center for Data Science at NYU's campus in New York City. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was founder of the System Research Group in Microsoft Research Asia, where he served as principle researcher and research area manager. Before he moved to Beijing, he was project lead and member of technical staff in HP-Labs. He holds a PhD from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, an MS from University of Texas, Dallas, and a BS from Fudan University.
Zhang has published extensively in top system conferences (OSDI, Eurosys, NSDI, etc.), and is also known for his book reviews and columns in the media (Chinese Businesses, Airs of the States, New Threads etc.). Zhang is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery and founder of the SIGOPS APSYS workshop and the CHINASYS research community. During his tenures in industrial labs, he was awarded 40 patents and made numerous contributions to product lines.
Research interests: computer architecture, distributed system, debugging and deep learning.