Chongjie Zhang

Chongjie Zhang

Pronouns: He/him/his
Associate Professor

Computer Science & Engineering


PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2011
MS, Louisiana State University, 2006
BS, University of International Business and Economics, 2001


Deep reinforcement learning, multi-agent systems, human-AI interaction


Chongjie Zhang's research focuses on deep reinforcement learning, multi-agent systems, and human-AI interaction. His work explores how intelligent agents can learn to make decisions and effectively collaborate with other agents or humans to achieve goals beyond individual capabilities. He also commits to bridging the gap between cutting-edge research and real-world applications.  


Zhang will join the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Washington University in Fall 2023. Prior to that, He has been an assistant professor at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences at Tsinghua University since 2017. Zhang is also the co-founder and chief scientist for Zealen Ltd., a company that utilizes artificial intelligence to promote clean energy production. He also has served as the chief AI scientist for Antwork Ltd., a leading provider of urban aerial delivery services. Prior to his current endeavors, he was a postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.