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Xiaohua Tony Hu


Information Science

Dr. Hu's major research interests include data/Web mining, bioinformatics, information retrieval and rough sets. His teaching interests include data mining, bioinformatics and database systems.


  • PhD, Computer Science, University of Regina, Canada
  • MSC, Computer Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • MEng, Computer Engineering, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Science
  • BSc, Software, Wuhan University

Research/Teaching Interests

Data mining, text mining, Web searching and mining, information retrieval, bioinformatics and healthcare informatics

Select Publications

  • Wang Y. Hu X., AOBA: Recognizing Object Behavior in Pervasive Urban management, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 2013
  • Lu C., Hu X., J. Park, Exploiting the Social Tagging Network for Web Clustering, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Men and Cybernetics, Part A, Vol 41 (5), Sept., 2011, pp840-852
  • Hu X., Park, E.K., Zhang X., Microarray Gene Cluster Identification and Annotation through Cluster Ensemble and EM based Informative Textual Summarization, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Sept., 2009, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp832-840

Professional Activities & Associations

  • Founding Co‐Director, NSF CVDI
  • Editor - in - Chief , International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics
  • IEEE CS Big Data Steering Committee Chair
  • IEEE CS Bioinformatics and Biomedicine Steering Committee Chair