Dr. Jimeng Sun is a research staff member at IBM TJ Watson Research Center. His research focus is on 1) healthcare analytics and informatics, 2) large-scale data mining, 3) network analysis, 4) high-dimensional data mining such as time series, matrices, and tensors (data cubes) and 5) visual analytics. Dr. Sun has received ICDM best research paper in 2007 and KDD Dissertation runner-up award in 2008 and SDM best research paper in 2007.
Jimeng's recent research focus is on healthcare analytics, where he has been design and implementing data mining method and systems around patient similarity, predictive modeling technology for healthcare applications.
Dr. Sun graduated with PhD in Compuser Science in Carnegie Mellon University in the fall 2007. His advisor was Prof. Christos Faloutsos. He studied in Computer science department at Carnegie Mellon University from 2003 to 2007.
Before that, Jimeng got his bachelor degree at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in June 2002 (CS major and Math minor). He was a recipient of the HKUST Academic Achievement Awards. After that, he worked Prof. Dimitris Papadias on spatio-temporal databases for another year, and obtained the Master of Philosophy in Computer Science in July 2003.
Jimeng is joining school of computational science and engineering at Georgia Tech starting Jan 2014