创始人简介
Founder Profile
Dr. Shaodian Zhang
Founder and CEO
Senior Engineer

Shanghai Pujiang Talent

2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia (30 Under 30, Healthcare & Technology Field)

Hurun 30 Under 30 for China 2017

Part-time researcher at APEX Data & Knowledge Management LAB, Shanghai Jiaotong University

Member of Theory and Education Committee Chinese Medical Informatics Association

Member of Education Committee Chinese Health Information and Big Data Association
Brief
  • Brief
  • Education Background
  • Career Experience
  • Academic Experience
  • Media Report
  • Academic
Brief

I am currently the founder and CEO of Synyi.com. Synyi provides clinical natural language processing and data mining solutions to hospitals and enterprises in China. I am also a part-time researcher at APEX lab of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.


I graduated from the Ph.D. program of Department of Biomedical Informatics of Columbia University. My advisor was Prof. Noemie Elhadad.


I received my B.E. degree in computer science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. I was a member of the ACM Honored Class. In my undergraduate years I was fortunate to work with Prof. Hai Zhao on natural language processing.

Education Background

September 2011-May 2016   Doctor, Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, America


September 2007-June 2011   Bachelor, Computer Science (ACM Honored Class), Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

Career Experience

May 2016 to Now   CEO, Shanghai Synyi Medical Technololgy Co., Ltd, Shanghai, China


September 2013-May 2016   Research Assistant, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, America


May 2012-August 2012    Research Intern, Natural Language Processing Group, Microsoft Research Redmond, Seattle, USA


October 2010-February 2011   Research Intern, Natural Language Computing Group, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
 

Academic Experience

July 2017 to Now   part-time researcher, APEX Data & Knowledge Management LAB, Department of Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University


October 2016 to Now   Member, Theory and Education Committee Chinese Medical Informatics Association 


December 2016 to Now   Expert member, Information Technology Professional Committee Chinese National Health Association


2013, 2014, 2015, 2016    Reviewer, American Medical Informatics Association


2012, 2014    Reviewer, The Association for Computational Linguistics


2015    Reviewer, The International Conference of World Wide Web


2012 to Now   Reviewer, JAMIA, JBI, JMIR

Academic

1.Tao ZhengYimei GaoFei WangChenhao FanXingzhi FuMei LiYa ZhengShaodian ZhangHandong MaDetecting of medical text semantic similarity based on convolutional neural networkBMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.

 

2.Gen Gu, Xingting Zhang, Xingeng Zhu, Zhe Jian, Ken Chen, Dong Wen, Li Gao, Shaodian Zhang, Fei Wang, Handong Ma, Jianbo Lei. Development of a Consumer Health Vocabulary by Mining Health Forum Texts Based on Word Embedding: Semiautomatic Approach.JMIR Medical Informatics.

 

3.Yanru Qu, Zhenghui Wang, Lin Qiu, Ken Chen, Shaodian Zhang, Yong Yu. Sampled in Pairs and Driven by Text: A New Graph Embedding Framework. WWW'19. 2019.

 

4.Jiang Han, Ken Chen, Lei Fang, Shaodian Zhang, Fei Wang, Handong Ma, Liebin Zhao, Shijian Liu.Improving the Efficacyof the for Clinical Research With a Natural Language ProcessingDriven Medical Information Extraction System: Quantitative Field Research.JMIR Medical Informatics.


5. Junjie Xing, Kenny Q. Zhu, and Shaodian Zhang, Adaptive Multi-Task Transfer Learning for Chinese Word Segmentation in Medical Text, COLING 2018.


6. Zhenghui Wang, Yanru Qu, Liheng Chen, Jian Shen, Weinan Zhang, Shaodian Zhang, Yimei Gao, Gen Gu, Ken Chen, and Yong Yu, Label-aware Double Transfer Learning for Cross-Specialty Medical Named Entity Recognition, NAACL 2018.


7. Zhe Jian, Xusheng Guo, Shijian Liu, Handong Ma,Shaodian Zhang, Rui Zhang, Jianbo Lei, A Cascaded Approach for Chinese Clinical Text De-Identification with Less Annotation Effort, Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI).


8. Shaodian Zhang, Tian Kang, Lin Qiu, Weinan Zhang, Yong Yu, and Noemie Elhadad, Cataloguing treatments discussed and used in online autism communities, 2017 International World Wide Web Conference (WWW) (acceptance rate: 17%).


9. Shaodian Zhang, Lin Qiu, Frank Chen, Weinan Zhang, Yong Yu, and Noemie Elhadad, "We Make Choices We Think are Going to Save Us": Debate and Stance Identification for Online Breast Cancer CAM Discussions, 2017 International World Wide Web Conference (WWW).


10. Erin O’Carroll Bantum, Noemie Elhadad, Jason E. Owen,Shaodian Zhang, Mitch Golant, Joanne Buzaglo, Joanne Stephen and Janine Giese-Davis, Machine Learning for Identifying Emotional Expression in Text: Improving the Accuracy of Established Methods, Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science.


11. Tian Kang,Shaodian Zhang, Youlan Tang, Gregory W. Hruby, Alexander Rusanov, Noemie Elhadad, and Chunhua Weng, EliIE: An Open-Source Information Extraction System for Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria, Journal of American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA).


12. Shaodian Zhang, Edouard Grave, Elizabeth Sklar, and Noemie Elhadad, Longitudinal Analysis of Discussion Topics in an Online Breast Cancer Community using Convolutional Neural Networks, Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI).


13. Tian Kang,Shaodian Zhang, Xingting Zhang, Dong Wen, and Jianbo Lei, Detecting Negation and Scope in Chinese Clinical Notes using Character and Word Embedding, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine.


14. Shaodian Zhang, and Noemie Elhadad, Factors Contributing to Dropping-out in an Online Health Community: Static and Longitudinal Analyses, AMIA 2016.Best student paper finalist.

 

15. Shaodian Zhang, Erin O'Carroll Bantum, Jason Owen, Suzanne Bakken, and Noemie Elhadad,Online cancer communities as informatics intervention for social support: Conceptualization, Characterization, and Impact, Journal of American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA).


16. Shaodian Zhang, Tian Kang, Xingting Zhang, Dong Wen, Noemie Elhadad, and Jianbo Lei, Speculation Detection for Chinese Clinical Notes: Impacts of Word Segmentation and Embedding Models, Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI).


17. Shaodian Zhang, Erin Bantum, Jason Owen, and Noemie Elhadad, Does Sustained Participation in an Online Health Community Affect Sentiment?, AMIA 2014.Best student paper finalist.


18. Noemie Elhadad,Shaodian Zhang, Patricia Driscoll, and Samuel Brody, Characterizing the Sublanguage of Online Breast Cancer Forums for Medications, Symptoms, and Emotions., AMIA 2014.


19. Xiaohua Liu, Furu Wei,Shaodian Zhang, and Ming Zhou, Named Entity Recognition for Tweets., ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST).


20. Shaodian Zhang and Noemie Elhadad, Unsupervised Biomedical Named Entity Recognition: Experiments with Clinical and Biological Texts, Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI).


21. Xiaohua Liu,Shaodian Zhang, Furu Wei, and Ming Zhou, Recognizing Named Entities in Tweets, ACL 2011.


22. Shaodian Zhang, Hai Zhao, Guodong Zhou, and Bao-liang Lu, Hedge Detection and Scope Finding by Sequence Labeling with Normalized Feature Selection, CoNLL 2010.