Forrest Sheng Bao, Assistant Professor
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI): Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision
  • Medical Informatics: EEG/MEG/MEG Signal Processing, MRI Image Processing
  • Bioinformatics

Selected Publications

Curriculum Vitae (at Google Docs) My Google Scholar page

Journal papers

Peer-reviewed conference papers

Selected Services

  • Junior Associate Editor: IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, 2012 --
  • 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 Int'l Symposium on Computer-Based Medical System (CBMS 2014), IEEE 28th Int'l Symmposiuum on Computer Based Medical System (CBMS 2015), 30th AAAI Conf. on AI (AAAI 2016
  • 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, IEEE The Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-care Technologies Conference (HIC-POCT) 2013
  • Judge: 2013 FIRST Robotics Hub City (Lubbock, TX) Regional Competitions

News Release

Job opening

Graduate: Three (3) fully funded (competitive stipend with tuition waived) MS/PhD student positions are available in Dr. Bao's lab. Please email Dr. Bao with your CV/resume, GRE score,  TOEFL score (if applicable), undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcript(s), and a few sentences to describe which area of Dr. Bao's research you are interested in and why.  Details about this job opening. The minimum requirement for GRE is 3.0 (AW) + 159 (Q), or 3.5 + 153, or 4.0 + 149, or 4.5 + 146. There is no requirement on verbal. Minimum TOEFL requirement is 79, if you are an international applicant.

Undergraduate: There are also up to 4 undergraduate student positions available. Computer Science/Engineer and applied math majors are encouraged to apply. 

Do NOT send email or document containing any personal information, including but not limited to: gender, age, place of origin, birthday, etc.

If you are interested in postdoc, visiting scholar, or visiting student positions, please also contact Dr. Bao.

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Note: If you want to ask me questions for a project which is not conceived nor funded by you, e.g., you are a graduate student working on an idea from your adviser/PI, please make sure that s/he is fully aware of your communication with me, e.g., cc emails to him/her. I refuse to answer your questions unless your boss is in the loop. Absolutely do not ask me about your homework problems.

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