Byron J. Gao
Office: Comal 311D / Email: bgao@txstate.edu / Phone: (512) 245-0348 / Fax: (512) 245-8750
Department of Computer Science, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666

Bio
Byron J. Gao is an associate professor of computer science at Texas State University. He joined Texas State in 2008, was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin in 2007-2008, and received Ph.D. in 2007 and B.Sc. in 2003 from Simon Fraser University. His research spans several related fields of data mining, databases, information retrieval, and bioinformatics.

Teaching
Fall 2015:
CS 3378: Theory of Automata
CS 5338: Formal Languages

Research
Recent publications:
* A Cooperative Coevolution Framework for Parallel Learning to Rank. TKDE.
Other Publications: DBLP
Links: Lab, REUIOT
Misc: Best-of-SDM'06 research paper, Best research paper candidate in KDD'07, Erdos number 3

Professional services
PC member: ECML/PKDD'15, KDD'15, ICDM'15, ECML/PKDD'14, ICDM'14, WWW'14, ICDM'13, ICDM'12, SDM'12, ICDM'11, ECML/PKDD'11, KDD'11, SDM'11, KDD'10
Reviewer: TKDE, TKDD, DMKD, TEVC, TIST, KAIS, DKE, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Computational Intelligence, Applied Intelligence, TSMCB, ESWA