Tao Jiang
Distinguished Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of California - Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
lastname AT cs DOT ucr DOT edu
Phone: (951) 827-2991
Fax: (951) 827-4643
Office: Winston Chung Hall (WCH), Room 336

I received B.S. in Computer Science and Technology from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) , Hefei, P.R.China in July 1984 and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota in Nov. 1988. During Jan. 1989 - June 2001, I was a faculty member at Department of Computing and Software, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. I joined University of California - Riverside as Professor of Computer Science in Sept. 1999, and am a member of the Algorithms and Computational Biology Lab, Genetics Graduate Program, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, and Center for Plant Cell Biology. I also hold visiting positions at Tsinghua University and Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology (SCBIT).

For a complete list of my publications and other detailed info, please see my Google Scholar page or CV or short biography. I am presently serving on the editorial boards of Journal of Combinatorial Optimization (JCO) , BMC Bioinformatics and Algorithmica, and program committees of RECOMB'2023 and ISMB/ECCB'2023.



Office Hours

MW 10-11am in W20, but please always feel free to drop in.

Former Postdocs and Ph.D Students

  • Lusheng Wang
  • Bhaskar DasGupta
  • Todd Wareham
  • Gianluca Della Vedova
  • Guohui Lin
  • Claus Vogl
  • Li Jia
  • Jing Li
  • Andres Figueroa
  • Petr Kolman
  • Xin Chen
  • Haifeng Li (now at Motorola)
  • Jie Zheng (joint with Stefano Lonardi)
  • Chuhu Yang (joint with Frances Sladek)
  • Kyle Ellrott (undergrad work)
  • Zheng Liu (now at City of Hope)
  • Lan Liu (now at Google)
  • Zheng Fu (now at Google)
  • Jing Xiao (now at Fullgoal Fund Management Co., Ltd)
  • Eddie Cao (joint with Thomas Girke; now at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research or NIBR)
  • Minzhu Xie (now at Hunan Normal University)
  • Bob Wang (now at Google)
  • Wilson Shi (now at Google)
  • Bin Fang (joint with Frances Sladek; now at GNF)
  • Jianxing Feng (now in IT industry, Shanghai)
  • Wei Li
  • Olga Tanaseichuk (now at Google)
  • Ergude Bao (joint with Thomas Girke)
  • Shining Ma (now Scientist at Amgen; joint with Rui Jiang)
  • Ei-Wen Yang (now Principal Scientist at Kymera Therapeutics)
  • Ashraful Arefeen (now Data Scientist at Walmart Global Tech)
  • Dipan Shaw (now Deep Learning Engineer at Illumina)
  • Jianyu Zhou
  • Hao Chen (now postdoc at CMU)
  • Yuanpeng Xiong (now with a biotech startup)
  • Chencheng Xu (now postdoc at KAUST)
  • Zhiwei Hong (now at Intel Labs China)