Jia Zhang is an Associate Professor in Software Engineering at Carnegie Mellon
University’s Silicon Valley campus, under Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Her recent research interests
fall in software engineering, with a focus on scientific
workflow, provenance mining, cyberinfrastructure and intelligent system, AI in big data, cloud computing, service oriented computing, and scientific collaboration.
Zhang has co-authored one textbook titled "Services Computing"
and has published over 160 refereed journal papers, book chapters, and
conference papers. Her research has won two BEST PAPER AWARDs (2017 and 2011) at IEEE International Conference on Services Computing, two BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARDs (2018 and 2014) at IEEE International Conference on Web Services, and one Best STUDENT AWARD (2018) at IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Computing. She is now an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions
on Services Computing (impact factor: 4.418). Her research has been sponsored by NSF, NASA, and industry.
Zhang earned her Ph.D. in computer science from
the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her M.S. and B.S. in
computer science from Nanjing University, China.