Jinbo Bi Ph.D., Rensselear Polytechnic Institute Associate Professor 

Research Interests:Mathematical programming, Machine learning, Statistical data mining, Computer vision, Medical image analysis, Statistical computing, Support vector machines, Dimension reduction, Health/medical informatics, drug discovery  371 Fairfield Way, Unit 2155 Storrs, CT 062692155 Office: ITEB 233 Tel: 8604861458 Fax: 8604864817 (CSE Dept) Email: jinbo.bi@uconn.edu Homepage: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/~jinbo 
Current Members
Chunjiang Zhu, Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interests: Spectral graph theory, Machine learning, Graph algorithms, Databases 

Jin Lu, Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Mathematical modeling, Statistical computing, Optimization algorithms, Bayesian inference, Smartphone sensing data analysis 

Aaron Palmer, Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Statistical inference, Deep learning, Signal processing, EEG and brain signal analysis 

Guannan Liang, Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Mathematical Optimization, Scalable machine learning, Statistical computing, Health/medical informatics Office: ITEB 213 

Chao Shang, Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Deep learning, Deep Graph Learning, Drug Discovery, Mathematical Modeling, Smartphone Data Analysis Office: ITEB 213 

Qianqian Tong, Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Mathematical modeling, Parallel computing, Scalable machine learning 

Qinqing Liu, Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Statistical inference, Deep learning, Drug discovery


Fei Dou, Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Deep Learning, Object Detection, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Indoor Localization


Xinyu Wang, Undergraduate Researcher
Research Interests: Machine Learning, Drug Discovery and Programming in Python


Fatir Qureshi, Undergraduate Researcher
Research Interests: Analysis of phenotypic and genotypic data, Programming in Matlab/Python 

Daniel Ruskin, Undergraduate Researcher
Research Interests: Optimization, C++ pipeline programming 

Param Bidja, Undergraduate Researcher
Research Interests: Machine learning analysis, deep learning, mathematical programming, algorithms 
Alumni
Javon (Jiangwen) Sun, Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Position: Assistant Professor Research Interests: Machine learning – Multiview data analysis, Proximal algorithms, Sparse predictive modeling; Bioinformatics – Heritable component analysis, Genomewide association analysis, Medical genetics for addictive disorders Email: jsun@odu.edu 

KoShin Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow
Current Position: Research Scientist Research Interests: Applied mathematics, Partial differential equations, Multiscale data analysis Email: koshin.chen@uconn.edu 

Guoqing Chao, Postdoctoral Fellow
Dec 2015 – Dec 2017 Current Position: Research Associate Research Interests: Machine learning, Pattern recognition, Data mining, Bioinformatics, Medical informatics 

Soumitra Pal, Postdoctoral Fellow
Aug 2015 – Dec 2016 Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20894 USA Research Interests: Algorithms, Parallel and distributed systems, Bioinformatics, Predictive modeling Email: soumitra.pal@nih.gov 

Tingyang Xu, Ph.D. Student
Graduated in 2017 Current Position: Scientist in Tencent Technologies Inc AI Laboratory, Shenzhen, China 

Xin Wang, Ph.D. Student
Graduated in 2016 Current Position: Staff Scientist, Clinical Informatics Division, Phillip Global Research, Boston, MA 

Huizhong Gao, M.S. Student
Graduated in 2017 Current Position: Software Engineer, Cisco, San Jose， CA 

Savanna Smith, Undergraduate Researcher
Graduated in 2017 Research Interests: Machine learning analysis of biosensor data, Gait analysis, Biometric authentication 

Nicholas Choma, Undergraduate Researcher
Graduated in 2017 Current position: Graduate student in the Department of Computer Science, New York University 

Joseph Muller, Undergraduate Researcher
Graduated in 2016 Research Interests: Analysis of genetic data, Software engineering, Webpage design, Programming with R, IT support 

Ruhua Jiang, M.S. Student
Graduated in 2015 Current position: Software Engineer at Akamai, Boston, MA 

Aditya Dhakal, M.S. Student
Graduated in 2014 Current position: Software Engineer with Energy Exemplar, Ltd 

Jingyuan Zhang, M.S. Student
Graduated in 2014 Current position: Software Engineer with Accenture LLP, Boston, MA 

Ahmet Can Mingir, M.S. Student
Graduated in 2012 

Glenn Ortiz, Undergraduate Researcher
Graduated in 2012 

Yu Wu, M.S. Student
Graduated in 2012 

Arun Abraham, M.S. Student
Graduated in 2012 

Dillon McManus, Undergraduate Researcher
Research Interests: Programming a pipeline for genetic and subtyping analysis in C++/Python 

Jiwen Zhang, Undergraduate Researcher (from Eastern Connecticut Univ.)
Research Interests: Data preparation and conversion, Programming in Matlab/Python 

Huayi Ji, Undergraduate Researcher
Research Interests: Analysis of clinical data, Programming in Matlab/Python 