Skip Navigation

Henry Chu, phd

Professor in the School of Computing and Informatics
University of Louisiana

Henry Chu received BSE and MSE degrees from the University of Michigan and his PhD degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind. Since 1988 he has been with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he is currently the Lockheed Martin/Louisiana Board of Regents Professor of Computer Science/Computer Engineering and the Executive Director of the Informatics Research Institute. At the University, Henry Chu leads and conducts research in machine learning and data science. His recent research has investigated problems related to collating and analyzing data from different sources to address such societal issues as improving health systems performance and disaster recovery planning. He leads a project that supports the data management and analytics needs of the Louisiana Department of Health.