Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Yiying Zhang received her Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013. She then worked as a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Zhang’s research interests span operating systems, distributed systems, computer architecture, networking, and data analytics, with a focus on building fast, reliable, and flexible systems for emerging hardware and applications. She has worked in various aspects of storage systems, including efficiently replicated non-volatile main memory, removing excess indirection in storage systems, storage-level caching, and redundant arrays.