Dr. Forrest Sheng Bao is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University, having joined the department in Fall 2017. His research focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) and medical signal/image processing. In AI, he works on natural language processing (NLP) and knowledge representation (KR). His research is or has been funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) , Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), and Microsoft. He and his research has been reported or interviewed by MIT Technology Review website and Lancet Neurology.
From August 2013 to August 2017, Dr. Bao was an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Akron, Ohio. Prior to that, he was a postdoc at Stony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook).