Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on the developments of statistical methods and theory for high-dimensional networks, graphs, tensors, and point processes, with applications in business, social sciences, biology, and medicine. Her research has appeared in leading journals in statistics, machine learning, economics, and biology, and has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation. She serves as an associate editor of the Statistica Sinica, Annals of Applied Statistics and the Journal of the American Statistical Association.

She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining Emory, she was an Associate Professor of Management Science at the University of Miami, where she also held a secondary appointment in the Public Health Sciences.


  • PhD in Statistics
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign