Associate Professor, ECE
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2012 MS, Mechanical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, 2008 BS, Mechanical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, 2006
Dr. Zhang joined the University of Texas at Dallas in 2015. Before joining UT-Dallas, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher (2012-2014) and then a Research Engineer (2014-2015) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). His research interests and expertise are: multidisciplinary design optimization, complex engineered systems, big data analytics, power & energy systems, wind energy, renewable integration, energy systems modeling and simulation.