Chi-Ren Shyu named a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics

Chi-Ren Shyu

Nov. 3, 2023

Chi-Ren Shyu has been named a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).

Shyu is the Paul K. and Dianne Shumaker Professor in electrical engineering and computer science and serves as the director of the MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics.

As one of 23 new ACMI Fellows elected by the 473-member body, Shyu represents excellence from academia, government and industry. Inductees are the best and brightest stars in the field demonstrating thought leadership, stellar experience and established scholarship, according to the ACMI.

“Dr. Shyu has a sustained record in informatics research developing innovative technologies and explainable AI methods with significant impacts on industry, research community, and federal agencies,” the ACMI’s historical biography says. “He is also recognized for building the National Institutes of Health and National Security Agency funded data science and informatics programs with trainees making notable contributions in the informatics community.”

“I am honored to have been elected as a Fellow of ACMI,” Shyu said. “It is a privilege to stand among such esteemed colleagues in the field of biomedical informatics within the College, all united in the mission to pioneer innovation in informatics research and education aimed at enhancing human health.”

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