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Research Personnel

  •  Director
    Cui Tao
    Cui Tao, Ph.D. FACMI
    Dr. Doris L. Ross Professor

    Applying semantic and ontology technologies to clinical and biomedical applications; Big data analytics using machine learning and statistical methods

    Tao's Profile
  •  Faculty Members
    Licong Cui
    Licong Cui, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor

    Ontologies and terminologies; Big data analytics; Neuroinformatics; Health information extraction and retrieval

    Cui's Profile
    Muhammad Amith
    Muhammad (Tuan) Amith, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor

    Consumer health ontologies; Natural language processing; Public health informatics; Network analysis; mHealth

    Amith's Profile
    Fang Li
    Fang Li, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor

    Biomedical knowledge graph and ontology; EHRs data mining; Machine learning; Deep learning

    Li's Profile

    Jingcheng Du
    Jingcheng Du, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Natural language processing; Machine learning; Ontology and semantic web; Social media text mining

  •  Affiliate Faculty Members
    Degui Zhi
    Degui Zhi, Ph.D.
    Professor, Center for Precision Health

    Statistical genetics; Next generation sequencing; Data analysis methods; Genomic big data; Machine learning

    Zhi's Profile
    Kayo Fujimoto
    Kayo Fujimoto, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

    Social Network Analysis; HIV/AIDS & STI Research; Social Determinants of Health; Health Disparities; MSM Populations

    Fujimoto's Profile
  •  Research Associate and Data Analyst
    Jingna Feng
    Jingna Feng, MS

    Scientific Programmer

    ML Op; Data engineering; Data App;
    Project Management

    Xinyue Hu
    Xinyue Hu, MS

    Research Associate

    NLP; Machine learning; Data analytics

    Ryan Lewis
    Ryan Lewis, MS

    Data Analyst

    Data analytics; Software development; Bioinformatics

  •  Postdocs
    Rashmie Abeysinghe
    Rashmie Abeysinghe, Ph.D.

    Biomedical informatics; Deep learning; Big data analytics

    Ahmed Abdelhameed
    Ahmed Abdelhameed, Ph.D.

    Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Predictive modeling; Biomedical signal processing

  •  Graduate Students
    Jingqi Wang
    Jingqi Wang

    NLP; Machine learning

    Yifang Dang
    Yifang Dang

    Data mining; Social media

    Evan Yu
    Evan Yu

    Deep learning; NLP; Ontology

    Jianping He
    Jianping He

    Ontology; Knowledge Graph

    Xubing Hao
    Xubing Hao

    Ontologies and terminologies; Data analytics; Software development

    Ran Hu
    Ran Hu

    Biomedical informatics; Ontology; EHRs data mining and data analytics

    Warren Manuel

    Ontologies and terminologies; Data Mining and analytics; Data visualization

    Maryamsadat Mohtashamian

    Biomedical informatics; Health information extraction; Ontology; Terminology

  •  Alumni
    Xinyuan Zhang
    Xinyuan Zhang (CPRIT Fellow)

    Deep learning; Ontology; Data mining/data analytics

    Yi Nian
    Yi Nian, MS

    Data mining; Graph Neural Networks; NLP

    Meng Zhang
    Meng Zhang

    NLP; Data analytics; EHR; Drug discovery and development; Clinical research

    Yang Xiang
    Yang Xiang, Ph.D.

    Deep learning; NLP; Health data analytics


    Shuteng Niu
    Shuteng Niu, Ph.D.

    Machine learning; Deep learning; NLP

    Wei Tao
    Wei Tao

    Data harmonization and integration; Data organization and analytics

    Fengbo Zheng
    Fengbo Zheng, Ph.D.

    Biomedical informatics; Biomedical ontology; Big data analytics/data mining

    Frank Manion, Ph.D.

    Ontology design; data management