Speakers: Jianlin Cheng, PhD

Jianlin Cheng, PhD

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of Missouri

Dr. Jianlin Cheng is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Missouri – Columbia, USA. He earned his PhD in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine in 2006. His research focuses on bioinformatics, machine learning, and big data analytics. Dr. Cheng has authored or co-authored more than 120 publications, which were cited >7,600 times. He also developed dozens of bioinformatics and machine learning software tools that are widely used around the world. His research has been supported by National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Energy (DoE), USA. Dr. Cheng is a recipient of a 2012 NSF CAREER award.