Current position

I'm an associate professor in Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). I'm also a member of  Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications (ITCSC).


Shengyu Zhang obtained his B.S. in mathematics, Fudan University in 1999, his M.S. in computer science, Tsinghua University in 2002 (under the supervision of Prof. Mingsheng Ying), and his Ph.D. in computer science, Princeton University in 2006 (under the supervision of Prof. Andrew Chi-Chih Yao). After working in NEC Laboratories America as a summer intern, he moved to California Institute of Technology for a two-year postdoc, under the supervision of Prof. Alexei Kitaev, Prof. John Preskill, and Prof. Leonard Schulman.

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