Dr. Desheng Zhang

Rutgers University


Desheng Zhang is an Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science of Rutgers University. Previously, he was offered the Senseable City Consortium Postdoctoral Fellowship from MIT and awarded his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota. His research is uniquely built upon 100 TB urban data from 10 kinds of cross-domain urban systems, including cellphone, smartcard, taxi, bus, truck, subway, bike, personal vehicle, electric vehicle, and road networks in 8 cities across 3 continents with 100 million urban residents involved. Desheng designs and implements large-scale data-driven models and real-world services to address urban sustainability challenges. Desheng has published more than 30 papers, featuring 12 first-author papers in premium Computer Science venues, e.g., MobiCom, SenSys, Ubicomp, IPSN, ICCPS, SIGSPATIAL, ICDCS, RTSS, BIGDATA and 6 best paper/thesis/poster awards. Details: https://www.cs.rutgers.edu/~dz220/