Jun 1, 2017

Zhang Appointed Assistant Department Chair

UTSA associate professor of computer science, Dr. Weining Zhang, has been appointed assistant department chair of the Department of Computer Science.

Zhang joined UTSA as an Associate Professor in Fall of 1999 after working in the Math and Computer Science department at University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. He has served as the department graduate advisor of record since the spring semester of 2000.

As assistant chair, Zhang’s goals include improving program quality, increase student recruitment, and advancing curriculum development. He also hopes to provide effective support for faculty, students, and staff to promote a collegial environment within the department.

Zhang earned both a master’s and Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Chicago, and his bachelors of engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

Zhang’s areas of research interest include database systems, data mining, data privacy, cloud computing, social computing, and bioinformatics.