Jian Ma

University of Illinois


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Jian Ma joined the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as an Assistant Professor in August 2009. He is also a Faculty Member of the Institute for Genomic Biology and an Affiliate Faculty of the Department of Computer Science at UIUC. Before moving to Illinois, he was a postdoc scholar with David Haussler at UC Santa Cruz. He received his PhD in Computer Science in December 2006 from Penn State under the supervision of Webb Miller. He is a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2011).