College of Natural and Computational Sciences

Yi ZhuYi Zhu, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Email: yzhu@hpu.edu   
Phone: (808) 544-0862
Office: UB520, Downtown Campus

Education: Ph. D. and M.S. in Computer Science, the University of Texas at Dallas. M.S. and B.S. in Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. B.S. in Applied Math, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Professional Interests: Computer Networks, Optical Networks, Wireless Network, Reliable Network Design, Combinatorial Optimization, Operational Research, and Approximation Algorithm.

Courses: CSCI 1301 Discrete Mathematics, CSCI 2912 Computer Science II (JAVA), CSCI 2913 Data Structure, and CSCI 3101 Algorithms

Personal Interests: music, hiking, and travelling


Research Interests
Dr. Zhu specializes in algorithms, in particular computer networks design, optimization, and measurement. His main interest is developing the reliable and user-oriented next-generation telecommunication networks to support current and future applications. Current research work focuses on (1) reliable and survivable optical multicast in flexible-grid networks; (2) Location-based Service in wireless networks, (3) Approximation algorithm development for Big Data and Cloud Computing; and (4) Energy-efficient network design.

Teaching Interests
Teaching is challenge but also awarded work to Dr. Zhu. Dr. Zhu does love to share the research as well as real-world examples with students during his lectures. He does love to make students well-prepared for their future study, future job, and future life.