Mingon KANG, Ph.D

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  • September 6, 2017

    News report of the collaboration work with GE: Kennesaw State University Partners With GE Digital To Launch Country’s First Data Science Ph.D.

  • June 23, 2017

    Three tier-III GRA ($5,500 stipend + full tuition $3,480 for in-state/$12,540 for out-of-state per each) are awarded from the Graduate College at KSU

  • June 10, 2017

    A tier III GRA ($12,000 stipend + full tuition) is awarded from OVPR at KSU

  • May 10, 2017

    The following two workshop proposals are accepted in IEEE BIBM:

    1. International Workshop on Deep Learning in Bioinformatics, Biomedicine, and Healthcare Informatics (DLB2H 2017)
    2. International Workshop on Biological Network Analysis and Integrative Graph-Based Approaches (IWBNA 2017)

  • April 30, 2017

    Three journal papers are accepted in International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics (IJDMB)

  • March 27, 2017

    Awarded a Tier II summer GRA ($4,500 stipend + 9 hours tuition waiver) from the Graduate College, KSU

  • March 23, 2017

    Invited to a talk in Big Data Lecture Series

  • Feburary 14, 2017

    "Graph-theory Based Simplification Techniques for Efficient Biological Network Analysis", Accepted in Big Data Service 2017

  • November 14, 2016

    Invited to the International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA) as a Program Committee.

  • November 9, 2016

    "Integrative Gene Regulatory Network Inference Using Multi-omics Data", Accepted in BIBM 2016

  • October 23, 2016

    Invited to the International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology (ICBBT) as a Technical Committee.

  • October 15, 2016

    "Robust Inductive Matrix Completion Strategy to Explore Associations between LincRNAs and Human Disease Phenotypes", Accepted in BIBM 2016 (Acceptance Rate: 19%).

  • October 8, 2016

    "Nearest-Neighbor Search with Locally Weighted Linear Regression for Heartbeat Classification", Accepted in Soft Computing (Springer).

  • August 10, 2016

    "Integrative approach for inference of gene regulatory networks using lasso-based random featuring and application to psychiatric disorders", Accepted in BMC Medical Genomics.

  • August 8, 2016

    Joined the Department of Computer Science at Kennesaw State University as an assistant professor

  • June 14, 2016

    "Multi-Block Bipartite Graph for Multimodal Genomic Data", Accepted in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (IEEE TCBB).

  • April, 22, 2016

    Invited to Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) at Texas A&M University-Commerce as a presenter

  • March, 1, 2016

    News report of my research project, "Deep Learning on Intelligent Systems for Digital Signage" [TAMUC News]

  • Feburary, 15, 2016

    "Computational modeling of animal foreign body responses to implanted biomaterials", Published in BMC Bioinformatics (Impact factor: 2.576)

  • January, 6-9, 2016

    Participation in The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV

  • December 29, 2015

    "Integrative approach for inference of gene regulatory networks using lasso-based random featuring and application to Psychiatric disorders", Invited to a special issue in BMC Medical Genomics

  • December 17, 2015

    "Inferring causal molecular networks: empirical assessment through a community-based effort", Acceped in Nature Method

  • December 14, 2015

    "An Integrative Genomic Study for Multimodal Genomic Data Using Multi-Block Bipartite Graph", Invited to a special issue in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (IEEE TCBB)

  • December 10, 2015

    "Heartbeat Classification Using Beat Morphology Features for Mobile Arrhythmia Recognition", Invited to a special issue in Journal of Medical Systems

  • December 10-11, 2015

    Oral presentation invited, KOCSEA (Korean Computer Scientists and Engineers Association in America) Technical Symposium, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA

  • November 9-12, 2015

    BIBM participation (Oral presentation invited), Washington D.C.

  • September 7, 2015

    Three papers are accepted in BIBM 2015 as reguluar papers (acceptance rate 19%)

    • An Integrative Genomic Study for Multimodal Genomic Data Using Multi-Block Bipartite Graph
    • Integrative approach for inference of gene regulatory networks using lasso-based random featuring and application to psychiatric disorders
    • Heartbeat classification for detecting arrhythmia using normalized beat mophology features

  • August 24, 2015

    Joined the Department of Computer Science at Texas A&M University-Commerce as an assistant professor

  • July 22, 2015

    PhD Defense: Wed July 22, 2015 11 am, ERB 301: Everyone is invited to attend the presentation.

  • April 29, 2015

    Received the merit-based Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship ($6726), University of Texas at Arlington.

  • April 22, 2015

    'Multiblock Discriminant Analysis: A Novel Approach for Integrative Genomic Study', Published in BioMed Research International (IF: 2.706)

  • December 11-12, 2014

    Won the FIRST place in 2014 KOCSEA Moon-Jung Chung Scholarship Competition, IBM Watson Research Center, NJ

  • November 10-12, 2014

    Attended IEEE 14th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (IEEE BIBE), Boca Raton, FL, where I presented the BEST paper

  • November 1, 2014

    Won the GenDepot Poster Award in Korean-American Biomedical Scientists Symposium (KABMS), MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

  • October 25, 2014

    "eQTL epistasis: detecting epistatic effects and inferring hierarchical relationships of genes in biological pathways", Accepted in Oxford Bioinformatics journal