Hang Zhang

Phd Student
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Email: hzhangbr@connect.ust.hk

Research Focus

My current research focuses on applying statistical machine learning tools to help the development of the HCV vaccine.


  • 2018 – Present: Ph.D. in Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
  • 2014 – 2018: B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Research Experience

  • Vital Signs Signal Monitoring System / Dec. 2015-June 2016
    Team Member Advisor: Associate professor Guoxing Wang
    Purpose: Develop a device to monitor blood pressure, blood sugar lever and heart rate.
    Content: 1. Use MATLAB to develop algorithms for signal preprocessing and machine learning.
    2. Use FPGA to verify the algorithms.
    3. Implement to the hardware and testify it.
  • Data collection of infants’ crying and crying causes recognition / Nov. 2016-2017
    Team Leader Advisor: Associate professor Junfeng Sun
    Purpose: Use machine learning algorithms to build a classification model.
    Content: 1. Develop a App (both Android and IOS version) to collect infants’ crying.
    2. Collect data in clinical diagnosis.
    3. Develop a classification model and introduce it to the market.

Honors and awards

  • Scholarship of Excellent Academic Performances (Top 10%) Nov. 2016
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Second Price in mathematical contest in modeling (Top 7%) Sept. 2016
    Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling 2016