Forrest Sheng Bao 鮑盛, Ph.D. (CS + EE minor) 
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Computer Science
Iowa State University, USA

I am now recruiting students in the following areas:
  1. Automated placement and routing for PCB and chip designs
  2. Novel user interfaces for video editing
  3. An encoder-decoder model from human movements to [something secret but awesome]

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI): Knowledge Representation, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Reinforcement Learning
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) / Electronic Design Automation (EDA): Hardware description languages (HDLs) and AI-based auto-placement and auto-routing
  • Computational Neuroscience and Biology
  • Miscellaneous: Wireless/Computer Networking, Bioinformatics

Entrepreneurial Interests

           AI-powered embedded systems

Selected Research Support

NSF logo Microsoft logo FAA logo

Selected Publications

On AI and its applications in CS and EE

On Signal Processing/Neuroscience

Selected Services

  • Junior Associate Editor: IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, 2012 -- 2016
  • Session Chair: AI in Medicine, 20th IEEE Int’l Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI’08)
  • Program/Technical Committee member: 23rd Int’l Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2013), IEEE 27th-29th Int'l Symposium on Computer-Based Medical System (CBMS 2014, CBMS 2015, CBMS 2016), 30th-32nd AAAI Conf. on AI (AAAI-16, AAAI-17, AAAI-18), IEEE GLOBECOM 2016-2017, IEEE ICC 2017, ACM KDD 2018-2019,  ACL 2019
  • Journal Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Wireless Communications & Mobile Computing (John Wiley & Sons), Neural Processing Letters, Computational Intelligence, Brain Connectivity, Journal of Neuroscience Methods
  • Conference Reviewer: IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2007, IEEE Int’l Conf. on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS) 2008, IEEE 35th Int’l Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2010, Human Brain Mapping (HBM) 2011, 25th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-11), Human Brain Mapping (HBM) 2013

Media Reports/Interviews

Selected Patents and Patent Applications

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