Renzhi Cao

Assistant Professor

Computer Science Department

Pacific Lutheran University

Phone: 253-535-7409



Morken Center for Learning & Technology - Room 248



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Dr. Cao is Assistant Professor at Pacific Lutheran University. His research interest is mainly focused on developing and applying machine learning and data mining techniques to solve biomedical problems, such as human genome data analysis and protein structure predictions. In addition, he is interested in promoting early engagement of undergraduate students (especially for women and underrepresented students) in machine learning, bioinformatics, and the data science field by interdisciplinary studies, and inspiring students to pursue advanced STEM education/research careers.


Ph.D candidates in Computer Science, University of Missouri - Columbia (MU), USA, Aug. 2016. Ph.D dissertation
M.S in Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China, 2011
B.S in Computer Science, Anhui Normal University (AHNU), China, 2008


Sep. 2016

Join Pacific Lutheran University as Assistant Professor

Sep. 2011

Attended University of Missouri as research assistant

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