Dr. Zhang is an Assistant Professor jointly in the Psychology Department and Computer Science Department. Dr. Zhang received her Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in the Machine Learning Department under the School of Computer Science, and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition. She completed additional postdoctoral training at Princeton University.


Dr. Zhang's research is at the intersection of human learning and machine learning. She is interested in how the human memory system compares with machine learning solutions, and how knowledge about human cognition can inform the development of more intelligent machines.