University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jin Tian, PhD

Jin Tian, PhD

Dr. Tian is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University. He has served as a visiting scholar at Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at the University of California, Berkely, Columbia University, and the University of California, Los Angeles. 

He received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2002, a master's in physics from UCLA in 1997, and a bachelor's in physics from Tsinghua Univeristy of China in 1992.


Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: causal inference, Bayesian networks, probabilistic graphical models. 

Current Research Grants

  • Collaborative Research: EAGER: RI: Causal Decision-Making. Collaborative with Elias Bareinboim (Columbia), Judea Pearl (UCLA). 
  • Co-principal investigator, Intelligent Causality Learning on Open Domain Text, National Natural Science Foundation of China.