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Dian Hu
Ph.D. Candidate

Dian Hu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Systems Engineering program at the George Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. Dian earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the GW with honors. In his first job before graduate study, Dian worked on several projects involving data visualization, data migration and web-based application development. Dian’s academic interests are Big Data and Health, Rumor Spreading Mechanisms, Influenza, Risky Decision Models, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing.