Xia Ning, PI

Dr. Xia Ning (宁夏; Ning is the last name)
Section Chief of AI, Clinical Informatics and Implementation Science
Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Biomedical Informatics (BMI), College of Medicine, OSU
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), College of Engineering, OSU
Core Faculty, Translational Data Analytics Institute (TDAI)

Ning received her Ph.D degree from the Computer Science & Engineering Department, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, in 2012. Her advisor is Prof. George Karypis. From the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, she also received her M.S. degree in Computer Science, and M.S. degree in Statistics from the School of Statistics. She received her B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Chu Kechen Honors College (an elite college), Zhejiang University, China. She was a researcher at the Autonomic Management Department, NEC Labs America in 2012-2014, and a tenure-track Assistant Professor at the Computer and Information Science Department (a Purdue Ph.D. program), Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in 2014-2018.

Some highlights: Ning is a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Associate (AMIA). Ning won the OSU College of Medicine FAME mid-career Faculty award in 2022, OSU Biomedical Informatics Department Award for Excellence in Research in 2021 and in Mentoring in 2020. She won the 10-years-highest-impact paper award at the Intentional Conference of Data Mining (ICDM), 2020. Ning was exempted from the National Higher Education Entrance Examination of China and admitted to the Mixed Class, Chu Kochen Honors College, Zhejiang University. She won the first prize in the National Olympic Competition of Physics, China, in 2000 and was among top 120 in the final.