Yanchun Zhang is a full Professor in the School of Computer Science and Mathematics,
and Director of Internet Technologies and Applications Research Lab (ITArl) at Victoria
Dr Zhang obtained a PhD degree in Computer Science from The University of Queensland
in 1991. His research areas cover database and information systems, distributed
databases and multidatabase systems, database support for cooperative work, electronic
commerce, internet/web information systems, web data management, Web mining, web
search and Web services.
He has published over 100 research papers in refereed international journals and
conference proceedings, and has authored/edited over dozen books/proceedings and
journal special issues.
He is a founding editor and Editor-In-Chief of World Wide Web: Internet and Web
Information Systems (WWW Journal), founding Book Series Editor on Web Information
Systems Engineering and Internet Technologies from Springer, Chairman of Web Information
Systems Engineering (WISE) Society and Steering Committee Chair of WISE Conference
He has been a key organizer of several international conferences such as APWeb'05
PC Co-Chair, APWeb'03 and APWeb'04 Publication Chair, RIDE'02 PC Co-Chair, WISE'01
Publication Chair, WISE'00 General Co-Chair, CODAS'99 Co-Chair, etc. He is a member
of IFIP Working Group WG 6.4 on Internet Applications Engineering.