Yi Zhang is a Lecturer in the Discipline of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) and the Director of IEOR Undergraduate Studies. He teaches various courses in the data analytics domain, including Foundations of Data Science, Data-driven Decision Modeling, and Simulation. Zhang advocates for integrating digital technology into the learning environment to facilitate active learning. He is passionate about helping students develop a deeper understanding of the methodologies and skillsets necessary to solve real-world problems while fostering their ability for ongoing exploration and discovery.
Zhang earned his B.S. in Information Systems from Dalian University of Technology and Ph.D. in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon University.