Computer Science

Professor G. Chiribella

The time of your Phd is a unique moment in your career. You have the opportunity to focus all your attention on research, and to become world-leading experts in your own area.
I look forward to hearing your experience in this exciting adventure, and to share mine with you.

Dr. R.B. Luo

Luo received his B.E. degree in bio-engineering, as the top graduate, from the South China University of Technology in 2010 and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Hong Kong in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Center of Computational Biology, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Luo is a researcher working on 1) bioinformatics algorithm, 2) precision medicine, 3) metagenomics, and 4) literature mining. His research results have been published in peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Machine Intelligence, Nature Communications, and Bioinformatics.

Prof. Reynold C.K. Cheng

We are entering the “Age of Big Data” – an extremely large amount of information is created every day, which is revolutionizing science and technology, governments, economy, and international development. A variety of sources contribute to the Big Data, including the Internet, Wikipedia, social networks (e.g. Facebook), micro blogs, mobile phones, and cameras. How can we perform large-scale and effective analysis and AI on such an unprecedentedly huge amount of data?