Skip to Content
SBMI Horizontal Logo

Xiaoqian Jiang, PhD

Christopher Sarofim Family Professorship in Biomedical Informatics and Bioengineering

Xiaoqian Jiang, Ph.D. joined the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) on May, 2018 as a professor and director of Center for Secure Artificial intelligence For hEalthcare (SAFE).

Dr. Jiang received his PhD from School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University with a two-year visiting student experience at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) of MIT. After graduation, he received biomedical informatics training at Department of Biomedical Informatics of UC San Diego.

Dr. Jiang’s primary research interest is to harmonize advanced machine learning and security/privacy technologies to develop privacy-preserving computational phenotyping models. In the last five years, he has received R00, R13, R21, R01, U01, CPRIT Rising Stars, UT STARs awards as principal investigator, as well as distinguished and best paper awards from AMIA Summit on Clinical Research Informatics (CRI) and Translational Bioinformatics (TBI). He serves as the associate editor for BMC medical informatics and decision making, the guest lead editor for Cancer Informatics, and the editorial board member of Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and Harvard Papers on Technology Science (H-POTS).

Phone: 713-500-3930
Fax: 713-500-3929

Staff Support

 Angela Wilkes
Phone: 713-500-3765


  • PhD, 2010, Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MS, 2006, Computer Science, University of Iowa
  • BS, 2003, Computer Science, Shanghai Maritime University

Areas of Expertise

  • Healthcare privacy
  • Biomedical data mining
  • Computational phenotyping