Jia Zhang is an Associate Professor in Software Engineering at Carnegie Mellon
University’s Silicon Valley campus. Her recent research interests
center on service oriented computing, with a focus on scientific
workflow, net-centric collaboration, cloud computing, and big data. She has co-authored one textbook titled "Services Computing"
and has published over 150 refereed journal papers, book chapters, and
conference papers. She is now an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions
on Services Computing (TSC) and of International Journal of Web
Services Research (JWSR), and Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Services Computing (IJSC).
Previously at the Northern Illinois University as
a tenured Associate Professor of computer science, Zhang taught courses in software engineering and databases and opened two graduate-level
courses based on her co-authored textbook "Services Computing." Zhang
also has nine years of architect and technical lead experience in the
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.