Mission Area

Professor Xiaodong Wu's research interests are primarily in biomedical computing and computer algorithms, with an emphasis on the development and implementation of efficient algorithms for solving problems that arise in computer-assisted medical diagnosis and treatment, biomedical image analysis, and bioinformatics.

Professor Wu's research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Cancer Society, and the University of Iowa. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award and the NIH K25 Career Development Award.


Research Team

Xiaodong Wu

Xiaodong Wu, PhD

Director, Xiaodong Wu Research Group, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology


Iowa Magazine Cover March 2021

ITI contributes to discovery through artificial intelligence at University of Iowa

Iowa Technology Institute faculty affiliates are helping "power discovery" through artificial intelligence at the University of Iowa, including Shaoping Xiao, Michael Schnieders, Xiaodong Wu, and Stephen Baek.
Figure illustrating testing

Wu, partners win National Science Foundation grant to develop low-cost, high volume COVID-19 testing technology

Electrical and Computer Engineering professors receive National Science Foundation RAPID grant for novel high-throughput and low-cost COVID-19
testing technologies