Team Lead
Dr Honghan Wu is an associate professor at Institute of Health Informatics, UCL. He is a Turing Fellow of The Alan Turing Institute, UK's national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. Dr Wu holds a PhD in Computing Science. His current research focuses on machine learning, natural language processing, knowledge graph and their applications in medicine. He co-leads Edinburgh Clinical NLP group. He also serves as an editorial board member of these journals: BMC Digital Health, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making and Scientific Reports. For PhD opportunities, please check his UCL webpage.
Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr Huayu Zhang is a Research Fellow based in Centre for Medical Informatics, Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh. He is working on network analysis and knowledge graph techniques for gene prioritisation.
drawing Research Fellow
Abul Hasan joined us in Nov 2022 as a research fellow based in Institute of Health Informatics, UCL. He is working on deep learning and clinical NLP on NIHR funded project, AIM-CISC.
drawing Research Associate
Aneeta Sylolypavan is a part-time research associate based at University of Edinburgh. Aneeta works on evaluating disparities between clinicians in labelling data for training machine learning models, particularly in the context of decision making supports within Intensive Care Units.
drawing Research Associate
Rowena Smith is a part-time clinical research associate based at University of Edinburgh. Rowena works on a project studying the associations between childhood adverse events and later life mental disorders. This project uses linked health datasets in Scotland including free-text clinical notes from both primary care and secondary care.

PhD Students

PhD candidates (co-)supervised at KnowLab

Charlotte is based in Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh. She studies antidepressant and antipsychotic drug prescribing in people with diabetes.
Farah Francis is based at Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh. She works on machine learning methods for detecting and predicting fetal hypoxia.
Jinge is based at the Institute of Health Informatics, UCL. She starts with us in January 2022, working on neural-symbolic and knowledge graph methods for modelling human diseases and predicting prognosis.
Quang is based at the Institute of Health Informatics and also Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL. He works on AI technologies for ophthalmology using both unstructured and structured Electronic Health Records.
Mohanad is based at the Institute of Health Informatics UCL. He works on predictive models of disease comorbidity using Artificial Intelligence technologies.
Feiyi is based in the University of Helsinki, funded by a joint programme with University of Edinburgh. She is working on using deep learning and NLP for translating free-text queries in to structured SQL queries. She will be doing research with us from the Feb 2023 for a period of one year.

Visiting Researchers

Daqian Shi is a visiting Knowledge Graph Embedding (KGE) aims to model information in KGs into higher dimensional space. Daqian is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Trento, supervised by Prof. Fausto Giunchiglia.


MSc Students