Weijia Xu and Xiaohua Tony Hu

About Weijia Xu and Xiaohua Tony Hu

Dr. Weijia Xu is a research scientist and the group manager for Data Mining & Statistics group at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Xu's main research interest is to enable data-driven discoveries through developing new methods and applications that facilitate the data-to-knowledge transfer process. Dr. Xu has over 40 peer-reviewed conference and journal publications in similarity-based data retrieval, data analysis, and information visualization with data from various scientific domains. He has a master’s degree in biological sciences and a doctoral degree in computer science from The University of Texas at Austin. This article was co-authored with Xiaohua Tony Hu, a professor and the founding director of the data mining and bioinformatics lab at the College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University.