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Meet Dr. Ting Hu

Dr. Ting Hu

Dr. Ting Hu comes to Memorial from China, where she completed a BSc in Applied Mathematics and a MSc in Computer Science at Wuhan University. She also holds a PhD in Computer Science from Memorial University and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with the Computational Genetics Laboratory at Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine.

Currently Dr. Hu is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science where she conducts research in computational biology, bioinformatics and evolutionary computing with funding from a Research and Development Corporation Ignite grant.

In addition to teaching introductory courses in computer science and computational intelligence, she is currently co-developing a course in machine learning.

Dr. Hu was drawn to Memorial for it’s “great research and teaching opportunities.” While occasionally finding the local weather rough, she appreciates the wild beauty of Newfoundland and Labrador and in her free time enjoys photography and travel.

You can find out more about Dr. Hu’s research at




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