Dongxiao Zhu

Dongxiao Zhu

Associate Professor, Computer Science

(313) 577-3104

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Dongxiao Zhu


Dongxiao Zhu is currently an Associate Professor at Department of Computer Science, Wayne State University. He received the B.S. from Shandong University (1996), the M.S. from Peking University (1999) and the Ph.D. from University of Michigan (2006). Dongxiao Zhu's recent research interests are in Machine Learning and Applications in health informatics, natural language processing, medical imaging, recommender systems and other data science domains. Dr. Zhu is the Director of Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics (MLPA) Lab and the Director of Computer Science Graduate Program at Wayne State University. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed publications and served on technical committees of flagship AI conferences (NuerIPS, AAAI, IJCAI, ACL, EMNLP, AMIA, MICCAI) and of premier biomedical informatics journals (Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids Research, TCBB, Scientific Reports, BMC Genomics, Plos One and Frontiers in Genetics). Dr. Zhu's research has been supported by NIH, NSF and private agencies and he has served on multiple NIH and NSF grant review panels. Dr. Zhu has advised numerous students at undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels and his teaching interest lies in programming language, data structures and algorithms, machine learning and data science.


Ph.D 2006, University of Michigan

Courses Taught

 C++ Programming; Data Structures; Image Processing; Bioinformatics; Design and Analysis of Algorithms; Data Mining; Machine Learning; Deep Learning 

Research Interests

Machine Learning and Applications to Health Informatics, Natural Language Processing, Biomedical Imaging and other Data Science domains. 

Research Group

Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics (MLPA) Lab 

Research Projects

COVID-MobileXpert: On-Device COVID-19 Screening using Snapshots of Chest X-Ray

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Laboratory Web Site

Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics (MLPA) Lab