As Lead Research Scientist at The Energy Authority, Dr. Jian Hu focuses on exploring new frontiers of the energy industry. His primary interests are operational research, big data analytics, and machine learning.
As former Operational Research Scientist, Dr. Hu was chief architect and developer of TEA’s award-winning Slice optimization software. He is recognized as an Edelman Laureate and was an invited speaker at the 2016 Gurobi Workshop.
Prior to joining TEA, Dr. Hu held several R&D positions in the software industry. He has published over a dozen papers for major science conferences and journals, including the SIAM Journal on Computing, Algorithmica, Theoretical Computer Science (TCS) and ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD).
Dr. Hu earned a PhD in Computer Science from Simon Fraser University and a master’s degree in Computer Science from the Institute of Computing Technology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.