Qing Zhang

Qing Zhang

Research Scientist


Australia E-Health Research Centre
Level 5
UQ Health Sciences Building 901/16
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Herston, Queensland 4029

Tel: 61 7 3253 3630
Fax: 61 7 3253 3690


  • EHealth + PHealth


  • Health Stream Data Analytics

Science Area

  • Machine Learning


Qing Zhang is a research scientist at the Australian e-Health Research Centre. He now works on the Health Stream Data Analytics project. During his postdoc, he worked on the Health Data Integration project. From 2004 to 2005, he was engaged in the Streaming Data Processing project and Skyline Query Processing project while working as a Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). Before that, He worked as a computer engineer at the Institute of Computing Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has around 30 publications at peer-reviewd journals and conferences.

Academic Qualifications

2005 PhD University of New South Wales, Computer Science
1997 BS Tsinghua University, Beijing, Applied Physics

Recent Professional Experience

2007-present Research Scientist, ICT Centre
2005-2007 PostDoc Fellow, ICT Centre
2011-Present Adjunct Professor, Dalian University of Technology
2009-2010 Visiting Scholar, Queensland Health

Summary of Science & Technical Output

Books/Book chapters 3
Journal 8
Refereed Conference/Workshop 19
Technical/Client Reports 2
Invited Presentations 2
Patents 0

Student Supervision

2011 Y. Wang, PhD student, UNSW
2009 P. Ye, PhD student, UNSW

Science Citizenship

2011 PC member, The 23nd Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2012)
2011 PC member, IEEE ESA 2011
2010 PC member, The 2010 International Conference on Web Information Systems and Mining (WISM'10) and the 2010 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence (AICI'10)
2010 PC member, The 5th International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology (FCST 2010)
2010 PC member, IEEE/ICME International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (CME 2010)

Top 10 Publications

Publication details
C.Pang, Q.Zhang, X.Zhou, D. Hansen, S. Wang. A. Maeder. Computing unrestricted synopses under maximum error bound. accepted by Algorithmica 2011.
W.Yu, W. Zhang, X.Lin, Q.Zhang, J.Le. A Space and Time Efficient Algorithm for SimRank computation. world wide Web Journal, 2011
C. Pang, Q. Zhang, D. Hansen, A. Maeder, "Unrestricted Wavelet Synopses under Maximum Error Bound", to appear in International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT), 2009.
J. Pei, Y. Yuan, X. LIN, W. Jin, M. Ester, Q. Liu, W. Wang, Y. Tao, J.X. Yu, Q. Zhang, "Towards Multidimensional Subspace Skyline Analysis", to appear in ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), 2007.
X. LIN, Y. Yuan, Q. Zhang, Y. Zhang, "Selecting Stars: the k Most Representative Skyline Operator", to appear in IEEE 23rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE'07), 2007.
X. Lin, Q. Zhang, Y. Yuan, Q. Liu, "Error Minimization in Approximate Range Aggregates", to appear in Data and Knowledge Engineering(DKE), 2007.
X. Lin, J. Xu, Q. Zhang, H. Lu, J. X. Yu, X. Zhou, Y. Yuan, "Approximate Processing of Massive Continuous Quantile Queries over High Speed Data Streams", IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), vol 18, no 5, pp. 683-698, May 2006.
Y. Yuan, X. Lin, Q. Liu, W. Wang, J. X. Yu, Q. Zhang, "Efficient Computation of the Skyline Cube", The 31st International Conference on Very Large Data Bases. (VLDB 2005)
Q. Zhang and X. Lin, "Clustering Moving Objects for Spatio-temporal Selectivity Estimation". Proceedings of the 2004 Australasian Database Conference. (ADC 2004)
Annie Chen, Eric Chou, Joshua Wong, Andrew Y. Yao, Qing Zhang, Shao Zhang, Amir Michail: CVSSearch: Searching through Source Code Using CVS Comments. ICSM 2001

Number of citations

ISI 41
Google Scholar 514