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Education:

  • PhD in Computer Science, U. Missouri-Columbia
  • MA in Statistics, U. Missouri-Columbia
  • BS Mathematics, Shanghai Maritime University

Research interests:

Machine Learning and Data Mining Methods for Bioinformatics

Biography:

Jie Hou received his M.A. in Statistics in 2014, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2019 from University of Missouri-Columbia. He earned his bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Shanghai Maritime University in 2012. His research is mainly focused on developing data-driven computational methods (particularly machine learning, deep learning, and computational optimization methods) for protein structure and function prediction. In addition, he is interested in developing data mining methods to analyze omics (i.e. RNA-seq transcriptomics and genomics) data to study genes and gene networks.

Courses

Spring 2020CSCI 1020 Introduction to Computer Science: BioinformaticsMWF 11:00am-11:50am
Spring 2020CSCI 4750 Machine LearningMWF 10:00am-10:50am
Spring 2020CSCI 5750 Machine LearningMWF 10:00am-10:50am
Fall 2019CSCI 1020 Introduction to Computer Science: BioinformaticsMWF 1:10pm-2:00pm