Dr. Zhenlin Wang

Professor of Computer Science

Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Computer Science

College of Computing
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI 49931

Office: Rekhi 207
Work phone: (906) 487-2187
Fax: (906) 487-2283
zlwang AT mtu DOT edu


Research         Publications            Teaching         Students          Awards

Courses (Fall 2022)

·       CS4321 Introduction to Algorithms – R01 (Canvas)

Office hours: MW 1:30 – 2:45 PM

·       CS4130/5130 Compiler Design, Theory and Optimization (Canvas)        

Office hours: MW 1:30 – 2:45 PM

Research Interests



Past Projects


Daniel Byrne (PhD student, co-advisor)

Yuguang Wang (PhD student, co-advisor)

Yuchen Wang (PhD student)

Junyao Yang (PhD student)

Liang Yan (PhD student, co-advisor)

Robbie Watling Yan (MS student, co-advisor)



Jason Hiebel (PhD, 2019, co-advisor)

Wei Kuang (PhD, 2017)

Haitang Duan (MS, 2017)

Bo Yu (MS, 2016)

Liang Yan (MS, 2015)

Trevor Fisher (MS, 2013)

Wei Wang (PhD Candidate, co-advisor)

Weiming Zhao (PhD, 2011)

Justin Splepak (MS, 2011, co-advisor)

Dustin Larson (MS, 2011, co-advisor)

Tongfeng Wang (MS, 2011)

Steve Vormwald (MS, 2010, co-advisor)

Changpeng Fang (PhD, 2006, co-advisor)

Sandesh Kubhmar (MS, 2008)

Mingsong Bi (MS 2007)

Mark Malek (MS, 2005)

Da Gao (MS, 2005)



NSF SaTC2225424, 2022-2025

Hardware-assisted Self-repairing in Decentralized Cloud Storage against Malicious Attacks

National Science Foundation

Security and Trustworthy Cyberspace Program

NSF Career 0643664, 2007-2012

Modeling Data Locality for Next Generation Systems

National Science Foundation

Computing Processes and Artifacts Program