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Jimeng Sun is an Associate Professor of School of Computational Science and Engineering at College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research focuses on medical informatics, especially in applying large-scale predictive modeling and similarity analytics on biomedical applications.
Dr. Sun has extensive research records on data mining: big data analytics, similarity metric learning, social network analysis, predictive modeling, tensor analysis, and visual analytics. He also applies data mining to healthcare applications such as heart failure onset prediction and hypertension control management.
He has published over 70 papers, filed over 20 patents (5 granted). He has received ICDM best research paper in 2008, SDM best research paper in 2007, and KDD Dissertation runner-up award in 2008. Dr. Sun received his B.S. and M.Phil. in Computer Science from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2002 and 2003, and PhD in Computer Science in Carnegie Mellon University in 2007. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, He was a research staff member at IBM TJ Watson Research Center.