Hui Yang

Dr. Yang
Associate Professor
Graduate Coordinator
Graduate Advisor

Contact Information

Phone: (415) 338-2221
Building: Thornton Hall
Room Number: 966
Office hours will be posted on the respective iLearn page and held through Zoom. Please contact the office if you are unable to find instructions for office hours for a particular class.

Advising Hours
Tuesday: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Zoom info is posted on this site. Contact if you are not enrolled in this site.)

Areas of Expertise
  • Data Mining
  • Text Mining and Information Extraction with a Current Focus in Biomedical Application
  • Protein Structure Analysis

  • GE Predix Challenge Grant, $10,000, 2017
  • Collaborative research project with IBM Almaden on annotating and extracting entities and relationships in biomedical articles. January 2013-February 2014. Budget: $20,000.
  • Collaborative research project with Genentech on curating bio-entities and software testing and quality assessment. October 2011—June 2012. Budget: $10,000.

  • A Systematic study of eleven feature selection algorithms and their impact on the text classification task, Suchi Vora** and Hui Yang. IEEE Computing Conference 2017, July 18-20, 2017, London.
  • Two Simple and Effective Ensemble Classifiers for Twitter Sentiment Analysis. Yeqing Yan**, Hui Yang, and Hui-ming Wang. IEEE Computing Conference 2017, July 18-20, 2017, London.
  • A Multifaceted Data Mining Approach to Understanding What Factors Lead College Students to Persist and Graduate, Aparna Gopalakrishnan**, Hui Yang, Celia Graterol, Rama Kassed, Mary Beth Love, and Alycia Shada. IEEE Computing Conference 2017, July 18-20, 2017, London.
  • "Structuring unstructured clinical narratives in OpenMRS with medical concept extraction," Ryan M. Eshleman*, Hui Yang and Barry Levine. In the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM2015) (industrial track). November 2015, Washington DC.

Dr. Yang's website