Dr. Kechen Zhang is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His research focuses on theoretical and computational neuroscience.
His team is currently engaged in mathematical analysis and computer simulations to study the nervous system at multiple levels.
Dr. Zhang received his undergraduate degree in biophysics and physiology from Beijing University. He earned his M.S. from Beijing University and his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego. He completed postdoctoral training in computational neurobiology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. Dr. Zhang joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2002.
He has reviewed more than 200 papers for academic journals, including the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience and Nature, as well as dozens of conference papers and several National Science Foundation grant applications. He served on the National Science Foundation computational neuroscience program advisory panel in 2005.