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Dr. Zijian Diao

Dr. Zijian DiaoAssociate Professor




Ph.D., Mathematics, Texas A&M University

M.S., Computer Science, University of Illinois

B.S., Automation, University of Science & Technology of China






Dr. Zijian Diao has done cutting-edge research in applied mathematics. He holds a US patent on certain quantum circuit and was the chief developer for the prototype of IBM's MARS (later renamed MASTOR), the world's first speech translation system for bidirectional free-form speech. He has won multiple research and teaching grants from the National Science Foundation and Ohio University. His research was published in preeminent research journals such as Physical Review A and Journal of Machine Translation. He is a contributor to several academic books, including an "Outstanding Academic Titles" winner by the American Library Association's Choice magazine.