Yudong Zhang, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Brain Imaging Lab
Columbia University & New York State Psychiatric Institute
New York, NY 10032

Email: zhangyudongnuaa@gmail.com
yuzhang@nyspi.columbia.edu

Phone: +1-347-530-0854

Academic Training

Year

Degree/Title

Major

Affiliation

Country

2012-present

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Brain Imaging Processing

Columbia University

USA

2010-2012

Postdoc

Brain Imaging Processing

Columbia University

USA

2007-2010

Ph.D.

Data Mining

Southeast University

China

2004-2007

M.E.

Signal Processing

NUAA

China

2000-2004

B.S.

Information Science

NUAA

China

Honors

Year

Paper

Award

Affiliation

Place

2012

A Robust Hybrid Restarted Simulated Annealing Particle Swarm Optimization Technique

Best Paper Award

Advances in Computer Science and its Applications

New York

2010

An Improved Image Filter based on SPCNN

Third-rank Award

8th excellent academic papers prize of Nanjing City

Nanjing, China

2009

Survey on Expert Systems

Best Communication Award

PhD candidates academic conference – computer vision & artificial intelligence

Tianjin, China

2009

Applications of Neural Networks and Evolutionary Computation

Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation

Southeast University

Nanjing, China

2008

Optical Flow Estimation based on Constraint Total Least Squares and Anisotropic Regulation

Second-rank Award

14th National conferences of images and graphs

Fuzhou, China

Academic Presentations

Year

Name of Report

Organization

City

2012

Increasing Sparsity in Compressed Sensing

Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of ISMRM

Melbourne, Australia

2011

Combination of Compressed Sensing and SENSE for 1H MRSI: An Initial Result

Proceedings of the 19th Annual Meeting of ISMRM

Québec, Canada

2009

A Genetic Ant Colony Classifier System

World congress on computer science and information engineering 2009

Los Angles, USA

2009

A hybrid recognition method for document images

International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control

Boston, USA

2009

Bacterial Chemotaxis Optimization for Protein folding model

International Conference on Natural Computation 2009

Tianjin, China

2009

Face orientation estimation by particle swarm optimization

Second International Symposium on Information Science and Engineering

Shanghai, China

2008

Multi-resolution Rigid Image Registration using Bacterial Multiple Colony Chemotaxis

Visual Information Engineering 2008

Xi’an, China

Other Professional Activities

Year

Organization

Role

2012-Present

Sensors

Lead Guest Editor

2012-Present

The Scientific World Journal

Lead Guest Editor

2012-Present

International Journal of Digital Content Technology and its Applications

Lead Guest Editor

2012-Present

International Journal of Artificial Intelligence

Managing Editor-in-Chief

2012-Present

Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications

Editor

2012-Present 2012 International Conference of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEE2012) Program Chiar

2012

2nd International Conference on Management, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering

Technical Program Committee

2012

2nd International Conference on Computer Application and System Modeling

Technical Program Committee

Selected Publications

[1] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu. Stock Market Prediction of S&P 500 via combination of improved BCO Approach and BP Neural Network [J]. Expert systems with applications. 2009, 36(5): 8849-8854

[2] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu. Weights Optimization of Neural Network via Improved BCO Approach [J], Progress in Electromagnetics Research, 2008, 83:185-198

[3] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu. Improved Image Filter based on SPCNN [J], Science in China F edition: Information Science, 2008, 51(12): 2115-2125

[4] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu, Geng Wei. A New Classifier for Polarimetric SAR Images [J]. Progress in Electromagnetics Research. 2009, 94: 83-104

[5] Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang, Lenan Wu. A Novel Method for Magnetic Resonance Brain Image Classification based on Adaptive Chaotic PSO [J]. Progress in Electromagnetics Research. 2010, 109: 325-343

[6] Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Lenan Wu, Shuihua Wang. A hybrid method for MRI brain image classification [J]. Expert Systems with Applications. 2011, 38(8): 10049-10053

[7] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu, Geng Wei. Color Image Enhancement based on HVS and PCNN [J]. Science China Information Sciences. 2010, 53 (10): 1963-1976

[8] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu. Pattern recognition via PCNN and Tsallis entropy [J]. Sensors. 2008, 8(11):7518-7529

[9] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu, N Neggaz, Shuihua Wang, Geng Wei. Remote-sensing Image Classification Based on an Improved Probabilistic Neural Network [J]. Sensors. 2009, 9(9): 7516-7539

[10] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu. Crop Classification by forward neural network with adaptive chaotic particle swarm optimization [J]. Sensors. 2011, 11(5): 4721-4743

[11] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu. Segment-based Coding of Color Images [J]. Science in China F edition: Information Science. 2009, 52(6): 914-925

[12] Yudong Zhang, Jun Yan, Geng Wei, Lenan Wu. Find Multi-Objective Paths in Stochastic Networks via Chaotic Immune PSO [J]. Expert Systems with Applications. 2010, 37(3): 1911-1919

[13] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu, Geng Wei, Shuihua Wang. A novel algorithm for all pairs shortest path problem based on matrix multiplication and pulse coupled neural network [J]. Digital Signal Processing. 2011, 21(4): 517-521

[14] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu. Optimal multi-level Thresholding based on Maximum Tsallis Entropy via an Artificial Bee Colony Approach [J]. Entropy. 2011, 13(4): 841-859

[15] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu, Shuihua Wang. Magnetic Resonance Brain Image Classification by an Improved Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm [J]. Progress in Electromagnetics Research. 2011, 116: 65-79

[16] Yudong Zhang, Shuihua Wang, Yuankai Huo, Lenan Wu, Liu A J. Feature Extraction of Brain MRI by Stationary Wavelet Transform and its Applications [J]. Journal of Biological Systems. 2010, 18(s1): 115-132

[17] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu, B Peterson, Zhengchao Dong. A Two-Level Iterative Reconstruction Method for Compressed Sensing MRI [J]. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. 2011, 25(8/9): 1081-1091

[18] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu, Shuihua Wang. UCAV path planning based on FSCABC [J]. Information-An International Interdisciplinary Journal. 2011, 14(3): 687-692

[19] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu. An MR Brain Images Classifier via Principal Component Analysis and Kernel Support Vector Machine [J].Progress in Electromagnetics Research. 2012, 130, 369-388

[20] Yudong Zhang, Lenan Wu.Classification of Fruits using Computer Vision and a Multi-class Support Vector Machine [J], Sensors, 2012, 12(9): 12489-12505

[21] Yudong Zhang, Bradley Peterson, Zhengchao Dong, A Support-Based Reconstruction for SENSE MRI (Accepted), Sensors

Monographs

[1] Yudong Zhang. Research on Global Optimization Algorithms and Their Applications [M], New York, World Science Publisher, June, 2012 (ISBN: 978-1-938576-00-3)

[2] Yudong Zhang, Image Processing via Pulse Coupled Neural Network [M]. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing. July 2012. (ISBN: 978-3-659-17249-6)