Tao Jiang

Tao Jiang Ph.D.

Professor, Computer Science & Engineering

Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1988

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Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Tao Jiang received B.S. in Computer Science and Technology from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, in July 1984 and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Minnesota in Nov. 1988. He was a faculty member at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada during Jan. 1989 - July 2001 and is now Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at University of California - Riverside. He is also a member of the UCR Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, a member of the Center for Plant Cell Biology, a principal scientist at Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology, and Changjiang Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University. 

Tao Jiang's research interests include design and analysis of algorithms, computational molecular biology, bioinformatics, comparative genomics, approximation algorithms, average-case analysis, applications of Kolmogorov complexity.


The Best Paper Award, the 9th LSS Computational Systems Bioinformatics Conference (CSB), Stanford, CA, August, 2010.

Guo Mo-Ro Prize, University of Science and Technology of China, 1983

Japan Society for the promotion of Science Research Fellowship, 1996

The Best Poster Award, RECOMB'03, Berlin, Germany, 2003

The Best Paper Award, 15th International Conference of Genome Informatics (GIW), Yokohama, Japan, Dec. 2004

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2006

Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2007

The Best Paper Award, 19th International Conference of Genome Informatics (GIW), Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 2008