Catherine Qi Zhao

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Catherine Qi Zhao

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering


Kenneth H. Keller Hall
Room 6-189
200 Union Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455


  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz (2009)
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Zhejiang University (2004)


Zhao personal website

Research Interests

Zhao's research is in the areas of computer vision, machine learning, computational neuroscience, and healthcare. In particular, she is interested in providing theoretical foundations and computational innovations in computer vision, inventing new machine learning methods inspired by many AI problems including vision, brain sciences, and medical sciences, and building intelligent systems that leverage both artificial and human intelligence.

Research Areas
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Data Mining, Databases, and Geographical Information Systems
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Current Research
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