Members

Jinbo Bi

Ph.D., Rensselear Polytechnic Institute
M.Sc., Beijing Institute of Technology

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
School of Engineering
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269
Department of Community Medicine and Health Care
School of Medicine
University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030

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 06269-2155
Office: ITEB 233
Tel: 860-486-1458
Fax: 860-486-4817 (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
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: chunjiang.zhu@uconn.edu

  Jin Lu, Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Mathematical modeling, Statistical computing, Optimization algorithms, Bayesian inference, Smartphone sensing data analysis
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: jin.lu@uconn.edu
Homepage: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/~jil14036

  Aaron Palmer, Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Statistical inference, Deep learning, Signal processing, EEG and brain signal analysis
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: aaron.palmer@uconn.edu

  Guannan Liang, Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Mathematical Optimization, Scalable machine learning, Statistical computing, Health/medical informatics

Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: guannan.liang@uconn.edu

  Chao Shang, Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Deep learning, Deep Graph Learning, Drug Discovery, Mathematical Modeling, Smartphone Data Analysis

Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: chao.shang@uconn.edu
Homepage: http://www.chaoshangcs.com

  Qianqian Tong, Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Mathematical modeling, Parallel computing, Scalable machine learning
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: qianqian.tong@uconn.edu

  Qinqing Liu, Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Statistical inference, Deep learning, Drug discovery
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: qinqing.liu@uconn.edu

 


Xinyu Wang, Undergraduate Researcher

Research Interests: Machine Learning, Drug Discovery and Programming in Python
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: xinyu.wang@uconn.edu

 

  Fatir Qureshi, Undergraduate Researcher

Research Interests: Analysis of phenotypic and genotypic data, Programming in Matlab/Python
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: fatir.qureshi@uconn.edu

  Savanna Smith, Undergraduate Researcher

Research Interests: Machine learning analysis of biosensor data, Gait analysis, Biometric authentication
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: savanna.smith@uconn.edu

  Daniel Ruskin, Undergraduate Researcher

Research Interests: Optimization, C++ pipeline programming
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: daniel.ruskin@uconn.edu
Homepage: https://druskin.co/

  Param Bidja, Undergraduate Researcher

Research Interests: Machine learning analysis, deep learning, mathematical programming, algorithms
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: param.bidja@uconn.edu
Homepage: https://parambidja.github.io/


Alumni


Javon (Jiangwen) Sun, Postdoctoral Fellow

Current Position: Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Old Dominion University
3300 Engineering & Computational Sciences Building
Norfolk, Virginia 23529-0162

Research Interests: Machine learning – Multi-view data analysis, Proximal algorithms, Sparse predictive modeling; Bioinformatics – Heritable component analysis, Genomewide association analysis, Medical genetics for addictive disorders

E-mail: jsun@odu.edu
Homepage: https://www.cs.odu.edu/~jsun/ 

Ko-Shin Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow

Current Position: Research Scientist
Department of Health, New York State, Albany, NY

Research Interests: Applied mathematics, Partial differential equations, Multiscale data analysis

E-mail: ko-shin.chen@uconn.edu

mem1 Guoqing Chao, Postdoctoral Fellow

Dec 2015 – Dec 2017

Current Position: Research Associate
School of Medicine, Northwestern University

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,
National Institutes of Health,

Bethesda, MD 20894 USA

Research Interests: Algorithms, Parallel and distributed systems, Bioinformatics, Predictive modeling

E-mail: soumitra.pal@nih.gov
Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/soumitrakp/,  https://infocus.nlm.nih.gov/2017/06/14/quick-qa-ncbi-group/

Tingyang Xu, Ph.D. Student

Graduated in 2017

Current Position: Scientist in Tencent Technologies Inc AI Laboratory, Shenzhen, China
Research Interests: Tensor regression, Metric learning, Multi-view data analysis, Parallel and distributed machine learning algorithms

Xin Wang, Ph.D. Student

Graduated in 2016

Current Position: Staff Scientist, Clinical Informatics Division, Phillip Global Research, Boston, MA
Research Interests: Multi-task learning, Multiple instance learning, Learning from crowdsourcing annotations, Medical image analysis

  Huizhong Gao, M.S. Student

Graduated in 2017

Current Position: Software Engineer, Cisco, San Jose, CA
Research Interests: Smartphone sensing data analysis, electrical engineering

Nicholas Choma, Undergraduate Researcher

Graduated in 2017

Current position: Graduate student in the Department of Computer Science, New York University
Research Interests: Deep learning, recurrent neural networks, representation learning, and information theory

  Joseph Muller, Undergraduate Researcher

Graduated in 2016

Research Interests: Analysis of genetic data, Software engineering, Webpage design, Programming with R, IT support
Office: ITEB 213
E-mail: joseph.muller@uconn.edu

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