Zhixiang Chen

Zhixiang Chen, Ph.D.

Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Computer Science
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV)
1201 West University, Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
Phone: (956) 665-3520 | Fax: (956) 665-5099
Email: zhixiang.chen at utrgv dot edu  
Teaching Profile  


Fall 2017  

Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Boston University in January 1996. He taught at Southwest State University from Fall 1995 to September 1997. He also studied at the University of Illinois and worked and studied at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His research interests include Intelligent Web Search, Computational Complexity Theory, Computational Learning Theory, Informational Retrieval, Data Mining and Web Mining, Algorithms, and Bioinformatics. He has taught a wide range of computer science courses.

Dr. Chen served as the Chair of the Computer Science Department at UTPA from January 2006 to May 2016, the Interim Computer Science Chair at UTRGV from May 2015 to May 2017, and the Associate Director for Research for the UTPA Computing and Information Technology Center (CITEC) for over 10 years. Since June 1, 2017, he has been the Graduate Program Coordinator for UTRGV MSCS and MSIT programs.

Last update 04/02/07
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