Course Teaching:

Data warehousing and data mining(English)

Web data mining(bilingual)

Service computing and Web services(bilingual)

Principle and Design of Databases

Research Direction:

(Web) data mining

big data management and data warehousing

Web source quality and information security

Web service computing

Big data in rail transportation

ZHU Yan, Ph.D, Professor.Dr. Zhu received her PhD degree on Computer Science from Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany in 2004. She was a research staff at Department of Computer Science of Darmstadt University of Technology (Germany) from 1998 to 2004. She has joined the faculty of SWJTU since 2005. Dr. Zhulecturesfor PhD students, postgraduate and undergraduate students.Shewon the secondprize and the thirdprize on the evolution of teaching approaches from the university.Dr. Zhu has led several high-level projects, such as NSFC project, Rail Transportation National Lab project. She acts as the key researcher at several high-level projects, such as the key projects supported by National Railway Ministry of China. She has published two academic books in English and Chinese and about 50 conference/journal papers, among them about 20 papers are SCI/EI indexed. Prof. Zhu’ s papers and books are cited by many international journals and PhD dissertations, e.g. one of the most cited papers counts more than 40 citations. She is a member of CCF and ACM and is a commissioner of the Division of Information and Networking of Computer Federation in Sichuan Province.