'Silvia' Zhang<img alt="" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/Zhang_Silvia_5631.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Assistant ProfessorXuan 'Silvia' Zhang - Electrical & Systems Engineering - Her research crosses robotics, systems engineering & computer architecture<div>​​​​​​​PhD, Cornell University, 2012</div><div>MS, Cornell University, 2009</div><div>BEng, Tsinghua University, 2006</div><p>  <a href=""><img src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/gscholar.png" alt="" style="margin: 0px 0px -5px;"/> Google Scholar</a></p><p>​Assistant Professor</p><h3>Research</h3><p>Xuan 'Silvia' Zhang works across the fields of robotics, system engineering, VLSI, and computer architecture. Her research interests are miniaturization and optimization of autonomous systems for performance, reliability, security, and energy efficiency, with diverse applications in micro-robotics, Internet-of-Things (IoT), wearable/implantable devices, ubiquitous computing, and resilient cyber-physical systems.</p><h3>​Biography</h3><div class="cstm-profile-image" style="margin-right: 33.1875px;"></div><div><p>Professor Zhang joined the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis in 2015. Previously, she was a postdoctoral fellow in computer science at Harvard University, where she worked on the RoboBee BrainSoC and energy-efficient computing projects. She has worked as a graduate research assistant at Cornell University studying variability-tolerant circuits. ​</p></div><p><strong></strong>Zhang earned a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering at Cornell University in 2012. She earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Tsinghua University in Beijing in 2006.</p><img alt="" src="/Profiles/ResearchImages/Zhang_Silvia_research.jpg?RenditionID=13" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​314-935-5247<br/><a href=""><br/></a>Green Hall, Room 2160A </p>