Zhi Wei


Academic Appointments

2019 - present, Professor, Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
2019 - present, Professor of Statistics, Department of Mathematics (Joint Appointment), New Jersey Institute of Technology.
2018 - present, Associate Chair, Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
2013 - 2019, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
2015 - 2019, Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of Mathematics (Joint Appointment), New Jersey Institute of Technology.
2008 - 2013, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Research Interests

Adavanced Data Analytics: Data Mining, Statisical Modelling and Machine Learning with applications to data enriched fields
Techniques: Empirical Bayes, Graphical Models, Mixed Models, Mixture Models, Survival Analysis, Kernel Methods, Genetic Algorithms
Applications: Genomics, Genetics, Marketing, Web Analytics, Finance (risk assessement, credit evaluation), Text Mining
Bioinformatics, statistical genetics, microbiome, genomics

Editorial Board

Associate Editor, BMC Bioinformatics
Associate Editor, BMC Genomics
Associate Editor, IEEE Internet of Things Journal
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems
Associate Editor, PLoS ONE
Editorial Review Board Member, Frontiers in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2011-2018
Editorial Review Board Member, Frontiers in Applied Genetic Epidemiology, 2011-2018  

PC Member

ICDM2017, KDD2018, ICDM2018, BigData2018, KDD2019, ICDM2019, CIKM2019, AAAI2020, KDD2020

Education

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, PA.
B.S., Wuhan University, China