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Research Staff Member, Master Inventor - Data Mining and Machine Learning
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA



I am a Research Staff Member and Master Inventor in Healthcare and Life Sciences team at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. My research interests include Machine Learning, Data Mining, and their applications to Biomedical Informatics and Computational Medicine.

I am an ACM Distinguished Speaker and IEEE Senior Member. I serve on the program committees of leading international conferences including AMIA, IJCAI, UAI, KDD, CIKM, and SDM. I serve on editorial board of BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making (BioMed Central)CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology (Wiley), and Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research (Springer).

I have been awarded IBM's Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards (OTAA) for Patient Similarity Analytics in 2016, and for Cognitive-driven Chronic Disease Management Solution Suite in 2018. One of my patents on machine learning models for drug discovery has been featured on IBM press release.