Institute of High Performance Computing


People: Vibrant & Dynamic Culture



Computing Science (CS)

ZHANG Tian You

ZHANG Tian You

Research Interests:

  • Computational epidemiology
  • Large-scale data mining
  • Genetic sequence analysis and feature-based classification


  • B.Eng. (1st class Honor), Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University(Singapore), 2005

Published Journals/ Articles:


    Harold Soh, Sonja Lim, Tianyou Zhang, et al. "Weighted Complex Network Analysis of Travel Routes on the Singapore Public Transportation System". Physics Letters A, accepted.


    • Tianyou Zhang et al, “A GA-SVM Feature Selection Model Based on High Performance Computing Techniques”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics 2009. San Antonio, Texas, USA. 11-14 Oct 2009.
    • Tianyou Zhang et al, "HPCgen – A Fast Generator of Contact Networks of Large Urban Cities for Epidemiological Studies", International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, Brno, Czech Republic, 7 – 9 September 2009
    • Tianyou Zhang et al, "A Comparison of Methods for Detection of Horizontal Gene Transfer, with Reference to Resistance Determinant Genes in Staphylococcus aureus",;1st International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical, China, July 2007
    • Tianyou Zhang et al, “Studying genetic diversity by mutation for identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus”,First International Conference on Computational Systems Biology, China, July 2006
    • Tianyou Zhang et al, “MRSA Identification System: a novel system for fast identification of MRSA strain by data mining with MLST database”, 5th Korea-Singapore Workshop on Bioinformatics and NLP, Singapore, Sep 2006

Book Chapter(s)

    Tianyou Zhang et al, “A Integrated Approach to Speed up GA-SVM Feature Selection Model", Computational Intelligence in Optimization-Applications and Implementations, Springer, 2010

Invited Talk

    Tianyou Zhang, "Data-driven approach to constructing realistic contact networks of urban cities for epidemiological simulations", Parallel & Distributed Computing Centre, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Aug 2010

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