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Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Jianjun Hu

Title: Professor, Graduate Recruiting Coordinator, Computer Science & Engineering
Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-7304
Office: Room 2223, Storey Innovation Center

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  • Postdoc., University of Southern California (2005-2007)
  • Postdoc., Purdue University (2004-2005)
  • Ph. D., Michigan State University (2004)
  • B. S., Wuhan University of Technology (1995) 


Dr. Hu's research interests are in the areas of machine learning, deep learning, data mining, big data, evolutionary computation and their applications in bioinformatics, material informatics, and health informatics. His research has been sponsored by NSF, NIH, Nvidia, and the South Carolina Department of Transportation. Currently, his major research focus is developing deep learning algotrithms for solving challenging application problems such as: 

  • Intelligent audio/sound processing
  • Data-driven material discovery
  • Disease diagnosis and prediction, medical image analysis
  • Disease gene discovery, protein-peptide binding prediction for drug design, and protein design
  • Big data driven predictive analytics for healthcare
  • Fault diagnosis, text mining, and intelligent transportation

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