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Rong Zhao, PhD

Director of Software Systems Division
Stony Brook University, CEWIT

Dr. Rong Zhao is Director of Software Systems Division of CEWIT, a faculty member of Department of Computer Science, and an adjunct faculty member of the College of Business and Department of Technology and Society at Stony Brook University. At CEWIT, he is responsible for leading the research and development of technology-based solutions. He is Managing Director of the Center for Visual and Decision Informatics (CVDI), which is an Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) designated by the National Science Foundation (NSF). At CVDI, he is in charge of managing the center operation and developing collaborative projects in big data management, analytics and visualization. He is also a coordinator for the New York State Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR) program.