Ma Laboratory

Jianzhu Ma 

I am an associate professor of Department of Electronic Engineering and Institute for AI Industry Research at Tsinghua University.

Before joining Tsinghua University, I was a tenure track Walther Assistant Professor of
Department of Computer Science and Department of Biochemistry
at Purdue University

Email: majianzhu <at> tsinghua <dot> edu <dot> cn

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Notice: For students in Tsinghua University, please contact me if you are interested in workinig with me.
I am looking for talanted Master students, Ph.D. students to work with in the following directions,

  • Graphical Neural Network, Deep Learning

  • Immunology, Drug Discovery

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

For undergraduate and master studuents, please don't do the following: First contact me to do research and then tell me you need to focus on your homework and final.


Our main focus is to develop novel computational models for translation of patient data to precision diagnosis and treatment for complex diseases, such as cancer. We seek to advance this goal from three aspects: 1) Interpretable & Transferable Machine Learning Models 2) Systems Biology and Network Models 3) BioNLP & Text Mining. Please see figure below for how we can connect these dots.

research overview 

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