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About Jia Zhang

Jia Zhang is an Associate Research Professor in the area of Software Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University’s Silicon Valley campus. Her recent research interests center on service oriented computing, with a focus on collaborative scientific workflows, Internet of Things, service oriented architecture, and cloud-based big data management. She has co-authored one textbook titled "Services Computing" and has published over 120 refereed journal papers, book chapters, and conference papers. She is now an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) and of International Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR), and Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Services Computing (IJSC). Zhang is Program Vice Chair of IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS).
Previously at the Northern Illinois University as a tenured Associate Professor of computer science, Zhang taught software engineering and databases and opened two graduate-level courses based on her co-authored textbook "Services Computing." Zhang also has nine years of architect and technical lead experience in the software industry.
Zhang earned her Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her M.S. and B.S. in computer science from Nanjing University, China.


Present Associate Research Professor, Carnegie Mellon University


Honors and Awards

  • [BEST PAPER AWARD] Jia Zhang, Wei Tan, John Alexander, Ian Foster and Ravi Madduri, “Recommend-As-You-Go: A Novel Approach Supporting Services-Oriented Scientific Workflow Reuse”, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC)

Contact Information

Phone: 312-718-2468


Refereed Journal Papers (33)