Keynote Speaker

Heng Huang

Dr. Heng Huang
Professor, University of Texas, Arlington
Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Heng Huang is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), director of Data Science Lab in CSE at UTA. He is also an Adjunct Professor in Clinical Sciences Department at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW). Dr. Huang received the PhD degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College, and the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, respectively. His research areas include machine learning, big data mining, bioinformatics, health informatics, neuroinformatics, computer vision, and medical image computing. Dr. Huang has published more than 100 papers in top-tier conferences and many papers in premium journals, such as RECOMB, ISMB, NIPS, ICML, KDD, IJCAI, AAAI, CVPR, ICCV, SIGIR, Bioinformatics, IEEE Trans. on Medical Imaging, Medical Image Analysis, etc. His two papers won the runner-up best paper award at the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2010) and the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD 2011), which are top conferences in machine learning and data mining areas.