Yanping Zhang, Ph.D.

Computer Science

Professional Interests:
Computer Networks, Bio-Computing, Computer Security

Position:  Professor
Phone:  (509)313-5705
Office:  BC 023
Email:  zhangy@gonzaga.edu

The University of Alabama       Ph.D.  Computer Science   Aug. 2012

Gonzaga University                  M.B.A.                                 Jul. 2023

The University of Alabama       MS. Computer Science      Dec. 2009 

Biographical Description: Yanping Zhang, PhD, has been involved in Computer networks and computer security for over ten years. She got her PhD from the University of Alabama as the recipient of "The Outstanding Dissertation Award". She is currently a Professor in Computer Science at Gonzaga University. Her research interests include Medium Access Control (MAC) layer optimization in wireless sensor networks (WSNs), intrusion detection in WSNs, wireless network security, protection from cybercrime,  bio-computing, and telemedicine.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, dancing, and spending time with friends and family.