Aidong Zhang is a Professor at the School of Data Science, the William Wulf Faculty Fellow and Interim Chair of the Department of Computer Science, and a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Her research focuses on machine learning, data mining, bioinformatics, and health informatics.
Zhang develops data mining and machine learning approaches to structured and unstructured data. She has received several awards. In 2021, she became a Fellow at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Zhang is also a Fellow at the Association for Computing Machinery and at IEEE. She is a Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York and the University of Buffalo. In 1998, Zhang received the National Science Foundation Career Award.
Zhang holds a PH.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University.