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University of Michigan School of Information

Qiaozhu Mei

Qiaozhu Mei

Professor of Information, School of Information and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering Email: Phone: 734/763-0076
Office: School of Information/3348 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website


Areas of interest

I have a broad interest in real world problems related to text information management. My research focuses on information retrieval and text mining, with applications in web, social media, scientific literature, bioinformatics, and health informatics. I also have a strong interest in machine learning, data mining, natural language processing, and social network analysis. To know more about my research, please see my personal site. 


B.S., Peking University

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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Elle O’Brien awarded Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize

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