Dr. Kang Zhang is a Professor of Computational Media and Arts. He was a Fulbright Distinguished Chair and ACM Distinguished Speaker. Zhang obtained his B.Eng. in Computer Engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology (China, 1982), Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from University of Brighton (UK, 1990), and Executive MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas (USA, 2011). He held academic positions at Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (China, 2021), the University of Texas at Dallas (USA, 2000-2021, now as Professor Emeritus), Macquarie University (Australia, 1991-2000), and Science and Engineering Research Council (UK, 1991). His research interests are interdisciplinary, including visual languages, aesthetic computing, generative art and design, and software engineering.

Zhang is an Editorial Board member of Journal of Visual Language and Computing, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, The Visual Computer, Journal of Big Data, International Journal of Advanced Intelligence, Visual Computing for Industry, Biomedicine and Art, and Chinese journal of Software. He has been invited to deliver keynotes at many arts, design, management, and computer science conferences; and published 8 books and over 100 journal papers in different subject areas, including architecture, art,  design, engineering, information, and psychology. His works have won numerous art and design awards. Kang’s art page: art4.gift