Prof. Zhang graduated in Computer Science from Peking University and received his M.Sc
and Ph.D degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in
1983 and 1985, respectively. From 1986 to 1988 he was a postdoctoral fellow
at Tsinghua University and became
an associate professor at Academia Sinica
, Beijing, China.
In 1988, he joined University of Windsor
, Ontario, Canada, as a Visiting Research Fellow in Electrical Engineering.
He received his second Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Waterloo , Ontario,
Canada, in 1994. After that, he was an associate professor in City University of Hong Kong. Currently,
he is a professor in Hong Kong
Prof. Zhang is a founder and director of both Biometrics Technology Centres
supported by UGC/CRC, Hong Kong Government, and National Nature Scientific
Foundation (NSFC) of China, respectively. He is also an Adjunct Professor
in University of Waterloo, Tsinghua University, Shanghai Jiao Tong
University and HIT. In addition, He is a founder and Editor-in-Chief, International
Journal of Image and Graphics , and an Associate Editor over ten
journals, including IEEE Transaction on SMC, Pattern Recognition,
International Journal of Pattern Recognition & Artificial Intelligence,
and International Journal of Robotics and Automation.
Prof. Zhang has been listed in 1999 Marquis Who's who in the World (16th).
So far, he has been published over 180 papers including seven books around
his research areas, such as Parallel VLSI Neural System Design
(Springer, 1999); Automated Biometrics: Technologies and Systems (Kluwer,
2000); Data Management and Internet Computing for Image/Pattern Analysis (Kluwer, 2001); Neural Networks and Systolic Array Design (World
Scientific, 2002); Biometrics
Solutions for Authentication in an e-World (Kluwer, 2002).
He has been given many keynotes or invited talks or tutorial lectures, as
well as served as many program/organizing committees at international
conferences in recent years. In addition, he has developed some applied
systems and received several recognisable project awards. He is a senior
member of the IEEE.