Chih Lai portrait

Chih Lai

Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D., Oregon State University
Office
OSS 308
Phone
(651) 962-5573
Fax
651) 962-5543

Interests:

Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Multimedia Information Retrieval, and Healthcare Analytics.

Teaching Experience:

Dr. Lai is an associate professor with GPS. He has taught courses in Data Mining, Multimedia Information Retrieval, Healthcare Analytics, Real-Time Systems, and Software Engineering. He was also a visiting professor of the Informatics Department at Trier University of Applied Science in Germany in 2010. Dr. Lai also taught an Operating System course at the Computer Science Department of Oregon State University.

Research and Publications:

Dr. Lai’s research interests include Data Mining, Multimedia Information Retrieval, Healthcare Informatics. Dr. Lai has published many technical papers on international conferences / journals sponsored by IEEE and ACM. Dr. Lai is the 2004/2011/2014 University Research Grant recipient. Please visit https://www.linkedin.com/pub/chih-lai-ph-d/3/2b6/193 for details.

Industry Experience:

Before joining University of St. Thomas, Dr. Lai was a principal software engineer, working on a next generation aircraft collision avoidance system (ADS-B) approved by FAA. Dr. Lai received three U.S. patents and three European patents, all related to aircraft collision avoidance algorithms. Dr. Lai also works with Medtronic and has pending patents on monitoring and evaluating Parkinson patients. Other industry experience includes building a network gateway between IBM / Novell networks.

Courses taught at UST:

  • Software Engineering -- SEIS 610
  • Data Mining -- SEIS 734
  • Healthcare Analytics -- SEIS 735
  • Multimedia Information Retrieval -- SEIS 772
  • Real-Time Systems and Applications -- SEIS 740

Academic History:

Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1999
MSCS, Oregon State University, 1992
B.A., Fu-Jen Catholic University (Taiwan), 1987
 

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