Richard Zhang, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Computing Science
Richard Zhang is a renowned visual computing researcher who specializes in computer graphics and computational methods to understand, process and generate visual data. Due to his expertise, Zhang is often involved in industry projects and is currently working with Autodesk, Google and other industry partners. Zhang’s academic contributions are also significant, publishing more than 150 papers, mainly in the top venues of his field, and being cited more than 9,000 times. For the future, Zhang is fascinated by the topic of computational creativity, and is working with his students to find out if machines can be creative.