Mengxia Zhu finished her dissertation in Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, USA, and received her Ph.D. degree in computer science from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA, in 2005. She joined the Computer Science Department of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA, as an Assistant Professor in January 2006 and was tenured and promoted to Associated Professor in 2011. Her research interests include high-performance computing and networking, distributed system, grid and cloud computing, and computational biology. She has published more than 60 research papers in prestigious journals and conference proceedings including IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), IEEE Transaction on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TSN), BMC Genomics, IEEE INFOCOM, and IEEE Super Computing (SC). Her research projects have been sponsored by Department of Energy (DOE), ORNL, and National Science Foundation (NSF). She also received education grant from Illinois State Board of Education to introduce scientific simulation and animation into K12 curriculum. She is a Member of IEEE and ACM. She serves on the editorial board of two international journals on computational biology.
Biography Updated on 3 March 2013