Professor Zhigang Zhu

Herbert G. Kayser Professor of Computer Science

Faculty of Computer Science and Computer Engineering @ CUNY City College , Computer Science PhD Program @ CUNY Graduate Center, and M.S. Program in Cognitive Neuroscience @ CUNY Graduate Center
Director, City College Visual Computing Laboratory (CCVCL)
Co-Director, Master’s Program in Data Science and Engineering, Grove School of Engineering

Education (bio-sketch)


Spring 2021 Office Hours: Wednesday 11:30am – 12:30 pm (GC); 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (CCNY) [Online meeting Zoom Link]

Fall 2020 Office Hours: Every Thursday  10:00 am – 12:00 pm, [Online meeting Zoom Link]

Courses Taught Now and in the Past

Research Projects

A List of Current and Past Projects

Academic Experience

Honors and Awards

  • President’s Award for Excellence, The City College of New York, May 2013 (award letter).
  • Named Herbert G. Kayser Chair Professor of Computer Science in 2012
  • Recipient of Certificate of Recognition “Salute to Scholars” Award, CUNY , 2004-now
  • Ph.D. thesis selected into the Hundred National Excellent Doctorate Theses in China, 1999
  • Recipient of the C. C. Lin Applied Mathematics Scholarship, first prize winner, Tsinghua University, 1997
  • Recipient  of the “Outstanding Young Teacher of the Year”, Beijing, 1997
  • Science and Technology Achievement Award, second class prize, Ministry of Electronics Industry China, 1996

Contact Information

Room: NAC 8 / 211
Department of Computer Sciences
The City College of New York
138th Street at Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
Tel: (212) 650-8799
Fax:(212) 650-6248
Email:zhu at cs dot ccny dot cuny dot edu