Speaker: Prof. Jian Peng University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Time: 2015-05-07 15:30-2015-05-07 17:00
Venue: FIT 1-222
Jian Peng is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at UIUC. Before joining UIUC, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at MIT CSAIL. He received his PhD from TTI-Chicago in 2013. His current research interests include network biology, large-scale genomics, approximate inference and probabilistic graphical models. Jian is a recipient of Microsoft Research Fellowship (2010), Young Investigator Award in CROI (2011) and several best poster awards. His algorithms won the Crowdscale Challenge (2011), the Breast cancer cell line pharmacogenomics challenge (2011), the 2nd place in several CASP protein structure prediction experiments (2008, 2010, 2012) and selected as the most innovative method in CASP 2009 meeting.