Dr Du, Zhanwei 杜占瑋
Dr. Zhanwei Du has joined the School of Public Health in 2020. He received his BS, MPhil, and PhD in Computer Science in 2009, 2012, and 2015. After graduation, he worked as a postdoc fellow at Hong Kong Baptist University during 2015-2016 and the University of Texas at Austin during 2016-2020; a research associate at the University of Texas at Austin in 2020.
His general research area is computational epidemiology, machine learning and data science. He mainly focuses on modeling complex phenomena in biological and social systems. The applications include computational social science with an emphasis on smart city and computational biology covering a wide range of communicable and non-communicable diseases (e.g., COVID-19, influenza, Ebola, sexual transmission infections, and cancer).
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2021-09-01||Highly commended entry in 2021 CSC Research Impact Awards – Taylor & Francis CSC Research implementation and uptake stream: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, UK||Research Achievement|
|2021-08-01||Faculty Research Output Prize 2021: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed, HKSAR).||Research Achievement|
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