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Research Staff Member - Center for Computational Health
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM SIGKDD  |  American Medical Informatics Association  |  IEEE Computer Society  |  International Society for Computational Biology



I am a Research Staff Member in Center for Computational Health at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.

My research interests include Machine Learning, Data Mining, and their applications to Computational Medicine and Health Informatics. I am working on translational informatics, and our current projects focus on drug safety, drug repositioning, and precision medicine.

I serve on the program committees of leading international conferences including IJCAI, UAI, KDD, CIKM, and SDM. I serve on editorial board of CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology, and Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research.

I have been awarded IBM's Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA) for Patient Similarity Analytics in 2016.

One of my patents on machine learning models for drug discovery has been featured on IBM press release.