Mingon KANG, Ph.D

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- Education


- Professional Service


- Research Presentation

  • Invited talk, Molecular Biosciences Interdisciplinary Group (MBIG) seminars, Mar. 16, 2018
  • Invited talk, Home Depot's HQ, Feb. 8, 2018
  • Big Data Lecture Series, Kennesaw State University, Mar. 23, 2017
  • Research Presentation at Hanyang University, Dec. 12, 2016
  • Invited talk, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Apr. 22, 2016
  • IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics & Biomedicine (IEEE BIBM), Washington D.C. Nov. 11, 2015
  • 15th KOCSEA (Korean Computer Scientists and Engineers Association in America) Technical Symposium, IBM Watson Research Center, 11-12, December, 2014
  • IEEE 14th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (IEEE BIBE), Boca Raton, FL, Nov. 10, 2014
  • Korean-American Biomedical Scientists Symposium (KABMS), MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Nov. 1, 2014
  • US-KOREA Conference (Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association), New Jersey, 2013


- Research Activities

  • Journal Reviews
    • PLOS Medicine in 2017, 2018
    • International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics (IJDMB) in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018
    • Bioengineering
    • Computers in Biology and Medicine in 2014
    • IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics in 2013
    • BMC Bioinformatics in 2011
  • Conference Reviews
    • ICMLA in 2017
    • IWBNA in 2016
    • IEEE BIBM in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018
    • CSPS in 2013
    • ISBRA in 2011, 2017, 2018
    • ACM BCB in 2011
    • IEEE GLOBECOM in 2018
  • Research Collaboration in Tianjin Normal University, China, Jun~Aug, 2011


- Honors & Awards

  • Awarded $4,000 for Innovative Courses in Computing in Spring 2017
    Kennesaw State University
  • Nomiated as a distinguished reviewers 2014 in Computers in Biology and Medicine
  • Merit-based Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship ($6,726)
    University of Texas at Arlington, May, 2015
  • 1st place in 2014 KOCSEA Moon-Jung Chung Scholarship Competition
    15th KOCSEA (Korean Computer Scientists and Engineers Association in America) Technical Symposium, IBM Watson Research Center, 11-12, December, 2014
  • GenDepot Poster Award
    Korean-American Biomedical Scientists Symposium (KABMS), MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Nov. 1, 2014
  • College of Engineering Academic Excellence Award, UT Arlington, Apr 2014
  • 2013 KSEA-KUSCO Graduate Scholarship, Korean-American Scientists and Engineering Association, Aug 2013
    (Only 20 were given nationwide annually with recipients mainly from top universities)
  • Enhanced Graduate Teaching Assistant Only Top 7 Ph.D. student, Fall, 2010 - Spring, 2015
  • President of Korea Student Association, UT Arlington, 2011-2012
  • YoungHo Kim Scholarship, YoungHo Kim, Dec 2009
  • OGS Scholarship, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Arlington, Jan 2009
  • Honor scholarship & Ungergraduate Grant, HanYang University, 1998 - 2000 and 2005


- Advising & Committee Member

  • Post-Doc
    • Dr. Youngsoon Kim, July 2017 - Present
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Chair
    • Jie Hao, Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science, Aug. 2017 - Present
  • Master Thesis Committee Chair
    • Nelson Zange Tsaku, M.S. in Computer Science, Jan. 2018 - Present
    • Sai Kosaraju, M.S. in Computer Science, Jan. 2018 - Present
    • Daniel Mojahedi, M.S. in Computer Science, Aug. 2017 - Present
    • Rehnuma Afrin, M.S. in Computer Science, Aug. 2017 - Present
    • Kritika Garg, M.S. in Computer Science, Mar. 2017 - Present
    • Tejaswini Mallavarapu, M.S. in Computer Science, Jan. 2017 - Present
  • Master Thesis Committee Member
    • Kshitij Bantupalli, M.S. in Computer Science (Thesis advisor: Dr. Ying Xie), May. 2018
    • Jhu-sin Luo, M.S. in Computer Science (Thesis advisor: Dr. Dan Lo), May. 2018
    • Michael Kranzlein, M.S. in Computer Science (Thesis advisor: Dr. Dan Lo), May. 2018
    • Srivarna Settisara Janney, M.S. in Computer Science (Thesis advisor: Dr. C.C. Hung), Aug. 2018
    • Euiseong Ko, M.S. in Computer Science (Thesis advisor: Dr. David Kim), Aug. 2018
    • Neda Zarayeneh, M.S. in Computer Science (Thesis advisor: Dr. Sang C. Suh) at TAMUC, Aug. 2017
    • Dhiraj Gharana, M.S. in Computer Science (Thesis advisor: Dr. Sang C. Suh) at TAMUC, Aug. 2016
  • Advising Undergraduate
    • Kathelyn Zelaya, B.S. in Computer Scienc, Dec. 2017
  • Highschool Internship
    • Pranav Khorana, Wheeler High School, May. 2018