Yan Zhang's Home Page

Yan Zhang's Home Page

Professor in Artificial Intelligence

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences
Western Sydney University
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith, NSW 2751

Telephone: +61 2 4736 0746 (W)
Office: Room Y.3.24, Level 3, Building Y, Penrith (Kingswood) Campus

Educations: BSc (Wuhan), MSc (Wuhan), PhD (Sydney)
Professional Affiliations: Members of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), AAAI (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence), and ALP (Association of Logic Programming)

Research and Teaching

  • My research interests include Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR), Ontology Based Data Access and Reasoning, Blockchain Based Data Security and Management.
  • From 2019, I started my new research exploration called Deep Mountain: Deep Learning for Mountain Photography Creativity. The project blends together with the AI research with my dedication to high mountain landscape photography.
  • I am leading the Artificial Intelligence Research Group (AIRG).
  • I teach unit 300404 Formal Software Engineering for the 3rd year undergraduates of Bachelor of Computer Science, and unit 301315 Knowledge Representation and Reasoning for postgraduates of Master of Artificial Intelligence.

  • Selected Publications


  • Deep Mountain
  • Yan Zhang Photography
  • Solo Exhibition: Chasing the Mountain Light