Ting Chen  


Department of Computer Science and Technology &

Institute for Artificial Intelligence &

Beijing National Research Center of Information Science and Technology

Tsinghua University

Beijing, 100084 China

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Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics and Health Informatics
  • Algorithm Analysis and Machine Learning


  • Ph.D. (1997), Computer Science, Stony Brook University.
  • B.E. (1993), Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University.

Academic Experience

  • Professor (Present), Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University
  • Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor (2000-2016), Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California (USC), USA.
  • Lecturer (1997-2000), Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, USA.
  • Guest Research Associate (1995-1998), Biology Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA.

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 (Department 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. 


2004       Sloan Research Fellowship


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