Cathy Wu

Cathy Wu
Office: 147 BPI, 590 Avenue 1743
Phone: 302-831-8869

Cathy Wu

Unidel Edward G. Jefferson Chair in Engineering and Computer Science
Director, Data Science Institute (DSI)
Director, Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (CBCB)


BS | Plant Pathology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
MS | Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
PhD | Plant Pathology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Postdoc | Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
MS | Computer Science, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

Executive Summary

Cathy Wu conducts bioinformatics and data science research in areas encompassing biomedical text mining and natural language processing, semantic computing and knowledge networks, and artificial intelligence and machine learning. She is an ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow, and ISCB Fellow.

Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Bioinformatics and Health Informatics