Dr Ying Wang

Macquarie University

Contact Details:

T: +612 9850 2428

E: ying.wang@mq.edu.au


Dr Ying Wang is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Informatics in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University. She has comprehensive research experience in machine learning and data mining, and now she focuses on the understanding and modelling of hospital data (EMR data and incident reports), especially automatic classification and analysis of clinical incidents and IT safety problems involved in healthcare service. Her research also involves measuring the effects of computer downtime on hospital processes.

Before joining the AIHI, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania and investigated medical imaging analysis and classification methods. Her contribution was recognized in the early detection of mild cognitive impairment by identifying brain biomarkers based on MRI brain imaging.

Specific research interests: machine learning, data mining, image analysis and classification, text analysis and semantic understanding, automatic clinical incident analysis;

Qualifications: PhD (Computer Science, The Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Address: Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University Level 6, 75 Talavera Road, North Ryde NSW 2113

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