Associate Professor of Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Associate Professor of Computer Engineering Program
Departmental Research Area
Integrated Circuits & Systems
Individual Research Interest
Reconfigurable system, FPGA-based design, low-power high-performance multicore system, electronic design automation, embedded system and emerging technologies.
Prof Zhang received her PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University with Wu Prize for research excellence. She joins Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2013 and establishes Reconfigurable System Lab. She was an assistant professor in School of Computer Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 2010 to 2013. She is a co-investigator of Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology and works on low-power electronics. She is a collaborator of ASTAR-UIUC Advanced Digital Sciences Center and works on FPGA acceleration for multimedia applications. Her research interests include reconfigurable system, FPGA-based design, low-power high-performance multicore system, electronic design automation, embedded system and emerging technologies.
Prof Zhang currently serves as the Area Editor of Reconfigurable Computing for ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems. She published more than 50 technical papers in referred international journals and conferences, and authored two book chapters. She receives a best paper award from IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI. She holds two international patents, and one of them is under commercialization. She released three electronic design automation tools. Prof Zhang serves on many organization committees and technical program committees including ISLPED, ASP-DAC, FPT, ARC, etc.