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Dong Zhang

Dr Dong Zhang BEng, MSc, PhD, FHEA

Course leader for Railway Engineering

Summary

I am an experienced academic with a demonstrable history of working in the higher education industry. I am skilled in lecturing, curriculum development, public speaking, and industry collaboration.

  • About

    I am a senior lecturer in Engineering Management at the Department of Engineering and Mathematics, Sheffield Hallam University. I joined Sheffield Hallam University after a career at Royal Holloway University of London, where I obtained my PhD in Technology Management.

    I received my MSc from University of Stirling in Scotland and my BEng from Jilin University in China. I am currently the course leader for Railway Engineering, a course that has strong collaborative relationships with the UK rail industry.

    Specialist areas of interest

    Engineering Management
    Project Management in Engineering Context

  • Teaching

    Department of Engineering and Mathematics

    Business, Technology and Enterprise

    I teach a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Project Management, Engineering Management, and general business studies for engineers. 

  • Research

    My research interests are mainly in the field of information representation and information retrieval in engineering. I am also interested in engineering project management, business information management. engineering technology management and knowledge sharing. 

  • Publications

    Conference papers

    Zhang, D. (2013). An evolutionary approach to automatic Chinese text segmentation. In Natural Computation (ICNC), 2013 Ninth International Conference on, Shenyang, China, 23 July 2013 - 25 July 2013 (pp. 771-776). http://doi.org/10.1109/ICNC.2013.6818079

  • Postgraduate supervision

    I welcome PhD projects in the areas of agile project planning, engineering project process improvement, and project risk assessment. 

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