Yu "Tony" Zhang, Ph.D

Assistant Professor


    Yu (“Tony”) Zhang, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University (ASU), where he directs the Cooperative Robotic Systems (CRS) laboratory. He graduated with a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2012. His research interests include the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. The focuses are innovating and applying AI and machine learning methods to human-robot teaming, multi-agent systems, distributed robotic systems, and more generally, human-in-the-loop AI systems. His research has been funded by federal governments and agencies, such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Aeronautics and Space Foundation (NASA) and Air Force of Scientific Research(AFOSR). Zhang has been highlighted with “Best Paper” Awards in premier robotics conferences. He is also a member/senior member of the program committees of major AI and robotics conferences, such as AAAI, IJCAI, IROS, and ICRA.