Speaker

Victor Hong, Senior Application Architect at Novartis Institute

Victor Hong

Senior Application Architect, Novartis Institute

Victor Hong is a senior application architect in the data engineering team at the Novartis Institutes of BioMedical Research, where he contributes to multiple big data projects in various roles, including architecture, data modeling, and application development. Victor previously worked at Nokia as a principle software engineer, building data analytics systems for mobile phone usage. Victor holds master’s degrees in computer science and geophysics from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree from Fudan University.

Sessions

Escaping Flatland: Interactive High-Dimensional Data Analysis in Drug Discovery Using Spark

Drug discovery research projects typically start with an assay: a model system developed for testing hypotheses about the biology of a disease. The assay is used to identify chemical or biological samples which could potentially… Read more