Yu-Dong Zhang
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Yu-Dong Zhang


From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Yudong Zhang worked at Columbia University as a postdoc. From 2012, he worked as an assistant research scientist at Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute.

At present, he is a full professor and doctoral advisor at School of Computer Science and Technology at Nanjing Normal University. He also serves as the academic leader of the“Jiangsu key laboratory of 3D printing equipment and manufacturing”. His research interests focus on computer-aided medical diagnosis and biomedical image processing.

In 2014, Dr. Zhang and his team validated a neurobiological subtype of autism spectrum disorder by MRSI. The paper was reported by Reuters, NewsDaily.

Dr. Zhang was listed in “2014 & 2015 Most Cited Chinese Researchers”. His twelve papers were included in “ESI Highly Cited Papers”. He is a member of “The Hundred Talents Program of Nanjing Normal University”. He is the director of the Computer Application Federation of China Instrument and Control Society.

Currently, Dr. Zhang is an editor of Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, PLOS ONE , and Neurocomputing

Algorithms & Analysis of Algorithms Artificial Intelligence Bioengineering Bioinformatics Biotechnology Computational Science Computer Vision Data Mining & Machine Learning Emerging Technologies Multimedia Neuroscience Optimization Theory & Computation Psychiatry & Psychology Radiology & Medical Imaging Robotics Statistics

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Nanjing Normal University
March 2013
School of Computer Science and Technology


Columbia University
March 2010 - March 2012

Research Scientist

Columbia University
March 2012 - March 2013

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