Dr Shang-ming Zhou’s research sits within the College “Patient & Population Health and Informatics (PPHI)”Theme. His scholarly interests focus on health and biomedical informatics: data-driven health-related studies using computing techniques, such as medical statistics, machine learning (ML)/deep learning(DL), natural language processing (NLP), computational intelligence (artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic, nature-inspired computing etc), predictive analytics and data mining. Shang-ming is particularly interested in ML (DL) and AI for electronic health records and –omics data, and creation of innovative methods to extract personally useful information, such as rules and patterns, concerning lifestyles and health conditions from routine health related data to promote healthier lifestyles and prevent disease.