Yingqian Zhang is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology. She received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Manchester, UK. She also worked as an assistant professor in Econometrics Institute at Erasmus University Rotterdam, as a Postdoc researcher in the Algorithmics group at TU Delft, in the Computational Intelligence group at TU Clausthal (Germany). She also worked as a faculty research assistant in the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at University of Maryland, College Park, USA.
Her research is on data aided optimization, prescriptive analytics, algorithm design, agent based models, machine learning and data mining. She published her work in top journals/conferences of AI and MS, such as Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Omega, International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems.