Mingon KANG, Ph.D

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Dr. Kang is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas since Fall 2019. Prior to UNLV, he was at Kennesaw State University and Texas A&M University-Commerce. His research interests include Bioinformatics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Computer Vision, and Big Data Analytics. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Arlington in 2010 and 2015 respectively.

Office: SEB-3214, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. Las Vegas, NV 89154-4022
Email: mingon.kang@unlv.edu
Tel: 702-895-4884

"Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us."


BIBM Workshops: Deep Learning in Bioinformatics , Biological Network Analysis


Recent News

  • Aug. 16-17, 2022

    Invited research talk at AI-Driven Drug Discovery Summit (https://hubs.ly/Q017XHMz0) in Boston

  • Apr. 22, 2022

    Invited research talk for the series of Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences at Florida International University

  • Feb. 18, 2022

    Invited research talk at Kennesaw State University, "Interpretable and Integrative Deep Learning in Bioinformatics"

  • Nov. 7, 2021

    Research talk at KSEA-UKC, "Interpretable deep learning enhances prediction of enzyme commission numbers".

  • Oct. 5, 2021

    A review paper, entitled "A Roadmap for Multi-Omics Data Integration using Deep Learning", is accepted in Briefings in Bioinformatics (IF: 11.62)

  • Sep. 23, 2021

    Invited research talk at Seoul National University, "Pathway-based interpretable deep learning for survival analysis".

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Conferences in 2022

Bioinformatics: ISMB (Jan), PSB (Aug), RECOMB (Oct), BIBM (Jul), BCB (May), APBC (Jul), GIW (Jun), ISBRA (Feb)
Machine Learning: ICML (Feb), ICDM(Jun), KDD (Feb), NeurIPS (Apr), ICDE (Aug), SDM (Oct), IJCAI (Jan), AAAI (Jan) ICLR (Sep)
  • RECOMB, TBA (TBA)
  • ICLR, TBA (TBA)
  • IEEE BIBM, Las Vegas, NV (08/21/2022, D-55)
  • AAAI, TBA (TBA)
  • PSB, Hawaii (08/01/2022, D-35)
  • ICDE, TBA (TBA)
  • ICDM, TBA (TBA)
  • NeurIPS, Virtual (Abstract: 05/16/2022, Submission: 05/19/2022 D38)
  • ACM Multimedia, Lisbon, Portugal (04-11-2022)
  • ISMB, Madison (01-17-2022)
  • ICPR, Montreal Quebec (01-10-2022)