Professional AssociationsProfessional Associations: American Medical Informatics Association | Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
Dr. Ching-Huei Tsou is a research staff member in the Watson algorithm group at IBM Research. His area of specialty include machine learning, numerical optimization, and software engineering. Dr. Tsou joined the Watson research team in 2012, after Watson won the Jeopardy! TV show and shifted the research focus to adapting for healthcare domain. He is the research and technical lead of the EMRA (electronic medical records analysis) project.
Prior to join IBM, for 6 years Dr. Tsou was the principle software architect of LightPharma Inc., a Cambridge, MA based software company specialized in pharmaceutical manufacturing process control. During the same period, he was also a research scientist at MIT Auto-ID lab. Dr. Tsou holds a Ph.D. and M.Eng. in Information Technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BS from National Taiwan University.