Wenbin Zhang

Assistant Professor
Biography
Wenbin Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the Knight Foundation School of Computing & Information Sciences at Florida International University, and an Associate Member at the Te Ipu o te Mahara Artificial Intelligence Institute. His research investigates the theoretical foundations of machine learning with a focus on societal impact and welfare. In addition, he has worked in a number of application areas, highlighted by work on healthcare, geophysics, transportation, forestry, and finance. He is a recipient of best paper awards/candidates at FAccT’23, ICDM’23, DAMI, and ICDM’21, as well as the NSF CRII Award and recognition in the AAAI’24 New Faculty Highlights. He also regularly serves in the organizing committees across computer science and interdisciplinary venues, most recently Travel Award Chair at AAAI’24, Volunteer Chair at WSDM’24 and Student Program Chair at AIES’23.
Research and Educational Interests
  • Societal Aspects of AI
  • Generative AI
  • Health Informatics
  • Machine Learning for Science and Interdisciplines
Background Education

2020 Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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