Xiaolong (Luke) Zhang
Xiaolong (Luke) Zhang

Xiaolong (Luke) Zhang

Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
Director, Knowledge Visualization Lab
Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
Xiaolong (Luke) Zhang


Ph.D., School of Information, University of Michigan, 2003
M.E., Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1994
B.E., Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1992
Information Sciences & Technology
Social Data Analytics

Professional Bio

Dr. Zhang’s research interests is in using advanced interactive technologies like multi-scale, virtual environments, and collaboration to improve the understanding of large information structures and the design of interactive tools to support visually-guided navigation in large information space. Currently, he is working on issues concerning multi-facet visualization of information structures and multi-scale navigation. At IST, Zhang teaches courses related to the organization of data. Previously, he has taught courses of research methods and collaborative information retrieval.