Jian Tao

Assistant Professor
Curriculum Vitae

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  • School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts
  • Texas A&M Institute of Data Science
  • Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (Courtesy Appointment)
  • Department of Nuclear Engineering (Courtesy Appointment)
  • Department of Multidisciplinary Engineering (Courtesy Appointment)

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Jian Tao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University and the Assistant Director for Project Development at the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science.

He is an NVIDIA DLI University Ambassador and XSEDE Campus Champion at Texas A&M and a contributor to the SPEC CPU 2017 benchmark suite. In 2018, Jian Tao led the Texas A&M team to the final of both the ASC18 and SC18 student cluster competitions. He currently serves as a faculty advisor for the Texas A&M 12th Unmanned Team for the SAE/GM AutoDrive Challenge Competition.


Ph.D. in Physics (Computational Astrophysics)

Washington University in St. Louis – (St Louis, Missouri, United States) 2008

B.S. in Space Physics

University of Science and Technology of China – (Hefei, China) 2000

Scholarly Interests

His research interests include digital twin technologies, machine learning, numerical algorithms, data analytics, workflow management, remote sensing, information visualization, and high performance computing.


VIST 289

Computing for Visualization II

4 Credit Hours

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  • PSIAP Artificial Intelligence for IoT Information (AI3) Prize Competition

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  • 2022 TAMIDS Career Initiation Fellow Awards

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  • 2022 Data Science Course Development Program Awards

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  • Creating a Shared Public Safety Radio Data Set for Research and Analysis

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  • Online Workshop: Digital Twins

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  • Appointment at Texas A&M Institute of Data Science

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  • 2022 Student Data Science Competition

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