Haw-minn Lu

Principal Data Scientist
West Health Institute

Dr. Haw-minn Lu is currently a Principal Data Scientist for Data Science/Machine Learning at West Health Institute in La Jolla, a nonprofit medical research organization. Dr. Lu earned his PhD in 1998 from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of California, San Diego after receiving SM and SB degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Lu has been doing machine learning for over 25 years. His interests include machine learning, interactive visualization, data imputation/anonymization, and computing infrastructure.

Prior to joining West Health, Dr. Lu was involved in several startups using Python as the core infrastructure for applications such as ecommerce, network communications, and digital animation.

Dr. Lu is an instructor of machine learning at the University of San Diego