Ting Chen  

Director, Center for Big Data Research in Medicine and Health, IDS &

AI Lab, Department of Computer Science and Technology &

Bioinformatics Division, Beijing National Laboratory of Information Science and Technology

Tsinghua University, Beijing China

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Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics and Health Informatics
  • Algorithm Analysis
  • Machine Learning

Education

  • Ph.D. (1997), Computer Science Department, SUNY at Stony Brook.
  • B.E. (1993), Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing.

Academic Experience

  • Qianren Professor (2013-Present), Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, China
  • Adjunct Professor (2016-Present), Program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California (USC).
  • Professor (2011-2016), Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Computer Science, and Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California (USC).
  • Associate Professor (2006-2011), Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Computer Science, and Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California (USC).
  • Assistant Professor (2000-2006), Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Computer Science, and Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California (USC).
  • Lecturer (1997-2000), Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School.
  • Guest Research Associate (1995-1998), Biology Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Position and Committee

  • Director, Center for Big Data Research in Health and Medicine, Institute of Data Science, Tsinghua University, 2016-Present.
  • Acting Head of Computational Biology Section (Chair), USC, 2013
  • Chair of Faculty Search Committee, 2012-2013.
  • USC High Performance Computing Committee, 2007-2013.
  • Director of Graduate Program, PhD program in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2006-2012.
  • USC College Biology Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2007-2013
  • USC Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI): Computational Biology Advisory Committee, 2007-2013.
  • USC College Faculty Council, 2005-2006. 

Awards

2004       Sloan Research Fellowship