Audio and acoustic signal processing, with a focus on Spatial Active Noise Control, Human-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle interactions, room acoustics, spatial audio solutions for augmented reality, and microphone arrays.
Dr Zhang works on the following projects:
- Human-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle interactions: Making drones talk and listen
- Privately owned public space: Noise cancellation over multiple regions
- Planar microphone array for spatial audio recording
- Active noise control over space using Spherical Harmonic Domain/Wave Domain Signal Processing (SONY)
- Active sound control and noise reduction over space
For a full list of research outputs, see this website.
Dr Zhang (member, IEEE) is a Research Fellow with the School of Engineering, ANU. She completed her PhD at the Australian National University in Canberra in 2019. Prior to this, she received her M.E. degree specialising in Instrumentation Engineering from the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Harbin, China in 2013, and received a B.E. degree specialising in Measurement, Control Technology and Instrumentation from the HIT, Harbin, China in 2011.
From May 2018 to August 2018, Dr Zhang was a Research and Development Engineer Intern at SONY in Japan. From 2018 to 2019, she held the position of Postdoctoral Researcher at the Australian National University, Australia. She is currently a member of the IEEE and Signal Processing Society, and serves as chair of the Women in Engineering Affinity Group for the IEEE Australian Capital Territory chapter.
Activities & Awards
2021-current: IEEE ACT Section Executive Committee member: Women in Engineering
2020: IEEE ACT Section Executive Committee member: Membership development
Dr Zhang volunteered as the Special Session Chair for the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, co-organizing the special session on ‘Human centric active noise control applications’ with Dr. Dongyuan Shi from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore