Chi-Ren Shyu is director of University of Missouri Institute for Data Science and Informatics and professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science of University of Missouri - Columbia.. Since joining MU in 2000, Shyu has received several awards including the National Science Foundation CAREER award, Engineering Faculty Research Award, Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, the 2014 University of Missouri Faculty Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurial Award, the 2016 UM System Presidentís Leadership Award and seven computer science teaching awards. He actively serves the international research community, which includes organizing the IEEE HealthCom 2011, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Big Data (BigMM2016), 16th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and BioEngineering (BIBE2016), and IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2017) in Kansas City, Mo., as general chair. Shyu is PI of Missouri's NIH BD2Kís T32 Biomedical Big Data Science program. His research interests include digital clinical trials, explainable AI for biomedicine, biomedical informatics, mHealth and eHealth, visual knowledge reasoning and search engine design. He served on AMIA's Award Committee (2020-2021), AMIA's Membership & Outreach Committee (2020-2021), and AMIA's Working Group Steering Committee (2020-2021). He is a Fellow of AMIA.
Historic ACMI Biography
Dr. Shyu has a sustained record in informatics research developing innovative technologies and explainable AI methods with significant impacts on industry, research community, and federal agencies. He is also recognized for building NIH and NSF funded data science and informatics programs with trainees making notable contributions in the informatics community.
Fellows of AMIA (FAMIA)
FAMIA stands for “Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association” and it recognizes the contributions and professional accomplishments of AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge to their practice – be that in a clinical setting, a public or population health capacity, or as a clinical researcher.
The American College of Medical Informatics
ACMI is a college of elected Fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. It is the central body for a community of scholars and practitioners who are committed to advancing the informatics field.