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Zoe Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Zoe Zhang
Office: Stratton 326
Phone: 215.553.7172
Email: fengqing.zhang@drexel.edu

Research Interests

  • Neuroimaging data analysis

  • Data mining
  • Bayesian inference
  • High dimensional data analysis


Biography

Fengqing (Zoe) Zhang, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology. Prior to joining Drexel University, she obtained her Ph.D. degree in Statistics at Northwestern University. Her general research interests lie in neuroimaging data analysis and quantitative research methods including hierarchical models, multivariate analysis, generalized linear models, data mining, and Bayesian modeling. She is particularly passionate about statistical modeling and methodological development for social, behavioral, and biomedical related problems. She collaborates with the Communication Neural Systems Research Group in School of Communication and the Applied Neuromarketing Group at Northwestern University. Some of the working topics include brain decoding, fMRI data analysis, segmentation of MRI images with white matter lesions, imaging mass spectrometry data biomarker selection and classification. In addition to these projects, Dr. Zhang collaborates with other faculty in the department on projects related to treatment development for weight loss maintenance and eating disorders.