Dr. Kang Zhang is Professor Emeritus of
Computer Science, Erik Jonsson
School of Engineering and Computer Science
at the University of Texas at Dallas.
He was a Fulbright Distinguished Chair at Charles University, Czech Republic, in Fall 2019 (see UTD March 2020 News), and
a tenured Full Professor at UT-Dallas until May 2021, when he officially retired.
Zhang held academic positions
in the UK (Jan. 1986 - Aug. 1991) and Australia (Sep. 1991 - Dec. 1999), before moving
to the USA, and was an ACM Distinguished Speaker (2018-2021).
His research interests are in the areas of
aesthetic computing and information visualization,
generative art, and
Zhang is a Senior Editorial Board member of
Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, Area Editor of
International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering,
an Editorial Board member of
The Visual Computer,
Journal of Big Data,
International Journal of Advanced Intelligence, and
Visual Computing for Industry, Biomedicine and Art.
Computer Graphics for Java Programmers (Video presentations in MOOC style)