Zhizhen Jane Zhao

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Coordinated Science Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Office: 324 CSL, 1308 W Main St, Urbana, IL 61801
eMail: zhizhenz at illinois dot edu


  • T. Bendory, N. Boumal, C. Ma, Z. Zhao, A. Singer, "Bispectrum Inversion with Application to Multireference Alignment", submitted
  • R. Alexander, Z. Zhao, E. Szekely, D. Giannakis, "Kernel Analog Forecasting of Tripical Intraseasonal Oscillations", Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 74(4) pp. 1321--1342 (2017)
  • T. Bhamre, Z. Zhao, A. Singer, "Mahalanobis Distance for Class Averaging of Cryo-EM Images", IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2017)
  • D. Comeau, Z. Zhao, D, Giannakis, A. J. Majda, "Data-Driven Prediction Strategies for Low-Frequency Patterns of North Pacific Climate Variability", Climate Dynamics , 48(5) pp. 1855--1872 (2017)
  • Z. Zhao, D. Giannakis, "Analog Forecasting with Dynamics-Adapted Kernels", Nonlinearity, 29 p. 2888 (2016)
  • Z. Zhao, Y. Shkolnisky, A. Singer,"Fast Steerable Principal Component Analysis", IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, 2 (1), pp. 1--12 (2016)
  • D. Giannakis, J. Slawinska, Z. Zhao, "Spatiotemporal Feature Extraction with Data-Driven Koopman Operator", Proceedings of The 1st International Workshop on "Feature Extraction: Modern Questions and Challenges", NIPS, pp. 103--115, (2015)
  • Z. Zhao, A. Singer,``Rotationally Invariant Image Representation for Viewing Direction Classification in Cryo-EM", Journal of Structural Biology, 186 (1), pp. 153--166 (2014)
  • Z. Zhao, A. Singer,"Fourier-Bessel Rotational Invariant Eigenimages", The Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 30 (5), pp. 871--877 (2013)
  • A. Singer, Z. Zhao, Y. Shkolnisky, R. Hadani, "Viewing Angle Classification of Cryo-Electron Microscopy Images using Eigenvectors", SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences, 4 (2), pp. 543-572 (2011)