Hua Xu, PhD
Dr. Hua Xu is the Founder of Melax Technologies Inc. He earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from Columbia University and currently serves as a Professor and Vice-Chair at the Section of Biomedical Informatics and Data Science, as well as the Assistant Dean for Informatics at Yale University's School of Medicine.
Previously, Dr. Xu held the position of Professor and Director of Center for Translational AI in Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX. Over the past decade,
he has tackled numerous challenging topics in natural language processing (NLP), and his lab's clinical NLP methods and systems have been widely acclaimed. Dr. Xu has served as the Chair of AMIA NLP Working Group and currently leads the NLP Working Group at OHDSI.