School of Computing and Information Systems
The University of Melbourne
Dr Rui Zhang is an internationally leading researcher in the area of big data, data mining and machine learning. He has been a Professor at the School of Computing and Information Systems of the University of Melbourne. Dr Zhang has won several awards including the prestigious Future Fellowship by the Australian Research Council in 2012, Chris Wallace Award for Outstanding Research by the Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia (CORE) in 2015, and Google Faculty Research Award in 2017. He has also been a regular visiting researcher at Microsoft Research Asia in Beijing. Dr Zhang's research interests include big data and AI, particularly in areas of recommendation systems, chatbot, knowledge bases, spatial and temporal data analytics, moving object management and data streams.