Justin Zhan is an ARA Scholar and professor of data science at the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Arkansas. He is also a professor at the Department of Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He has been the director of the Big Data Hub and a professor in the Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research interests include data science, biomedical informatics, artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies, information assurance, and social computing. He was a steering chair of the IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom), IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT), and IEEE International Conference on BioMedical Computing (BioMedCom). He has been an editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Privacy, Security and Integrity, and International Journal of Social Computing and Cyber-Physical Systems. He has served as a conference general chair, a program chair, a publicity chair, a workshop chair, and a program committee member for 150 international conferences; he has also served as an editor-in-chief, editor, associate editor, guest editor, editorial advisory board member, and editorial board member for 30 journals. He has published 230 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences and delivered more than 30 keynote speeches and invited talks. He has been involved in more than 50 projects as a principal investigator (PI) or a Co-PI, which were funded by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, National Institute of Health, etc.
Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Ottawa
M.S. Statistics, Syracuse University