Hao-Yuan Cheng

Medical Officer, Epidemic Intelligence Center, Centers for Disease Control, Taiwan

Hao-Yuan Cheng is a medical officer in the Epidemic Intelligence Center of Taiwan Centers for Disease Control. Trained in both clinical medicine and public health, he is good at contributing his knowledge to the analysis of infectious disease databases. Hao-Yuan is currently involved in several analytic projects with data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence applications, for example, influenza forecasting using machine learning methods and using chat-bots to facilitate policy campaign. As an FETP alumni, he is also experienced in outbreak investigations and committed to apply informatics tools to outbreak investigations. He had successfully executed several analytic projects using our database of important infectious disease and is familiar with analytic tools such as R software and Python. He obtained his M.Sc. in control of infectious diseases from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and trained in several short courses, including infectious disease modelling and artificial intelligence.


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