Yingqian Zhang Appointed as Assistant Professor in Business Intelligence


Yingqiang Zhang

On June 16, Yingqian Zhang joined the Econometric Institute as assistant professor in the field of Business Intelligence. After completing her B.Eng. at Shenzhen University, China, Zhang obtained an M.Phil. degree in the Department of Computer Science at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; her Ph.D. degree from the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom followed in December 2005. Before coming to the Erasmus University, she worked as a postdoc researcher in the Algorithmics group at TU Delft, the Netherlands.

Zhang's research interests lie in the area of Articial Intelligence and Multi-Agent Systems, and their interactions with economics, especially, (algorithmic) game theory, multi-agent planning, multi-agent coordination and cooperation, reliability, and algorithms.

Her research experience is plentiful. From May 2005 to April 2006, Yingqian Zhang was a scientific member in the Computational Intelligence Group at TU Clausthal, Germany. She was also affiliated with the department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park (2003-2004), and the Knoledge Based Systems group at the TU Vienna, Austria (2002).

Yingqian Zhang is a program committee member for several international conferences (AAMAS, MATES, LADS, PROMAS). Furthermore, she is a reviewer for a number of journals such as Artificial Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on TKDE, Journal of Parallel Computing, and Journal Distributed Computing.