Yu Zhang

Yu Zhang

  • Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 831-459-2921 (Office)
  • Engineering 2, Room 547B
  • SOE2
  • Yu Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the ECE Department of UC Santa Cruz. Prior to joining UCSC, he was a postdoc at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Zhang's research interests span the broad areas of cyber-physical systems, smart power grids, optimization theory, machine learning and big data analytics. Dr. Zhang received the Hellman Fellowship in 2019. He was the co-recipient¬†of the Early Career Best Paper Award given by the Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE) section of the Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) in 2021.
  • Smart grids, cyber-physical systems, machine learning, big data analytics, optimization, operations research, wireless communications, and signal processing.
  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology

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