Faculty and Staff

Qingguo Wang

Professor of Computer Science and
Data Science

Curriculum Vitae

NIH Biosketch


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Missouri
M.S., Computer Science, University of Missouri
M.E., Computer Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
B.E., Nuclear Technology, Chengdu University of Technology, China

Qingguo Wang’s academic career has focused on using computing to facilitate studies of cancer and other complex human diseases. His prolific contributions to the field include writing or co-writing 42 journal articles, peer-reviewed conference articles, and book chapters. His paper for VirusFinder, the software tool he developed and published in PLOS ONE journal, is among the top 10 percent most cited PLOS ONE articles. He also contributed to many scientific projects, which have led to publications in high impact journals such as Nature, Cell, and Molecular Cell.

Wang previously was an associate professor at Lipscomb University where he received the Dean’s Award in 2019 for the College of Computing & Technology. Before Lipscomb, he worked at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he contributed to many scientific projects, including The Cancer Genome Atlas Project (TCGA). Prior to Sloan Kettering, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University.

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computational Biology
  • Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis and software development

Research Lab

Genomics Lab