Assistant Professor of Instruction
ENB 343A | 813-974- 9653
Dr. Yan Zhang is an instructor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, FL. Her main teaching and research interests are in Computer organization and architecture, logic design, computer networking and big data storage and processing with Hadoop. Dr. Zhang received her PhD in Computer Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2014, MS in Information Technology from Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China in 2004, and BS in electrical engineering from Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China in 2001.
Automatic modulation classification algorithms, distributed detection in sensor network, congestion control in data center networks, content delivery acceleration over wide area networks, and energy-efficient networking.
Computer Engineering; Big Data Storage and Processing; Computer Networks
PhD in Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (2014)
MS in Electrical Engineering, Shandong University, China (2004)
BE in Electrical Engineering, Shandong University, China (2001)
Honors and Awards
- Hashimoto Prize for best doctoral dissertation in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology (2014)
- Graduate Student Award, New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (2012)