Professor @ Wayne State University
Ming Dong received his B. S. degrees in electrical engineering and industrial management engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 1995. He received his Ph. D degree in electrical engineering from University of Cincinnati in 2001. He is currently a professor in the Department Computer Science and the co-director of the Data Science and Business Analytics program and the Big Data & Business Analytics Group at Wayne State University. He is also the director of the Machine Vision and Pattern Recognition Lab. Dr. Dong’s areas of research include deep learning, data mining, and computer vision with applications in health informatics and automotive industry. His research is funded by National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, State of Michigan, Private Foundations (e.g., Michigan Health Endorsement Fund, Epilepsy Foundation) and Industries (e.g., APB Investment, Ford Motor Company). He has published over 100 technical articles in premium journals and conferences in related fields, e.g., TMM, TPAMI, TKDE, TNN, TVCG, TC, IEEE CVPR, IEEE ICCV, IEEE ICDM, ACM MM, AMIA and WWW. He is/was an associate editor of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, the American Statistical Association (ASA) Data Science Journal (since 2018), Journal of Smart Health (Since 2016), IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks (2008-2011), and Pattern Analysis and Applications (2007-2010), and served in many conference program committees and US National Science Foundation panels. He also served as senior research consultant in Baidu Inc. in 2008.