Yan (Michael) Zhang

Ph.D, Professor


Department of Machine Intelligence, Peking University, Beijing, 100871

Office:  2318S Building Yifuyuan 
Phone:  (8610) 62755592 
E-mail: zhy AT cis DOT pku DOT edu DOT cn
http://www.cis.pku.edu.cn/faculty/system/zhangyan/


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Dr. Yan Zhang joined the Center for Information Science (Also known as: Department of Machine Intelligence, or Key Laboratory of Machine Perception) at Peking University in July 1995. He received his Ph.D in 2002 from  Department of Computer Science and Technology  at Peking University. His advisors were Prof. Shiwei Tang and Prof. Dongqing Yang

Yan visited the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from August 2004 to August 2005 as a visiting scholar, working with Prof. Yuanyuan Zhou (Now at UCSD). Yan also visited the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong from September 1996 to January 1997, working with Prof. Irwin King. Yan would thank Prof. Zhou and Prof. King, from whom he learned so much.

Yan's research interests are in intelligent information retrieval, big data processing and web technologies. He is particularly interested in information discovery, integration and searching on the web. His research group is named as DAIR (Data Analysis and Intelligent Retrieval).


Education

2002

1995

1992

1992


Research Interests

Data Analysis and Intelligent Retrieval

Web Information Processing - Discovery, Integration, Organization, Retrieval, and Mining

Intelligent Document and e-Business

Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Database Micro-architecture and Database Performance


Teaching

04832580, Algorithm Design and Analysis (S), Spring 2013 - Now (Download Slides)

04814540, Web Information Processing, Spring 2002 - Now (Download Slides)

04831670, Computer Network and Web Technique, Fall 2006 - Now (Download Slides)


Awards

Best Advisor Award in the "Challenge Cup" Wusi Academic Competition in Peking University, 2011

Huawei Excellent Teaching Award, Peking University, 2006

Youth Faculty Award from PKU-Fujitsu Joint Research Center of Information Science and Technology, 2006


Professional Service

CCF-TCDB Member

Program Committee: NDBC2014, CCIR2014, IJCNN2013, CCIR2013, NDBC2013, WWW2012, IJCNN2011, CSO2011, CIT 2010, CSO2010, CIT2009, ACCS2009, CIT2008, CIT2007

Guest Editorial Committee: The Special Issue of International Journal of Computational Science, 2009

Reviewer: NSFC, 2007-now

Reviewer: Chinese Journal of Electronics, Chinese Journal of Software, 2007-now

                Elsevier 2011-now


Some Useful Links

Advice on Research and Writing  

Stanford InfoLab

DAIS at UIUC

School of Computer Science at CMU

US National Science Foundation


Yan Zhang, zhy AT cis.pku.edu.cn