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Man Chon (Kevin) U

  • Ph.D.
  • Senior Manager, Data Science
  • Las Vegas Sands Corp.
  • 9PublicationsNumber of items in Man Chon (Kevin)'s My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 2Followers


• Seasoned software engineer and data scientist with a wide variety of experience in industries (Think Big Analytics, EMC, SAC Capital, PubMatic, Cable & Wireless, etc.), research facilities (IBM Research), and independent contracts • Extensive experience in application of Machine Learning techniques in multiple domains such as gaming marketing, financial market, bioinformatics, and network security • In-depth knowledge and experience of large-scale/big data processing, complex data analysis, and modeling • Extensive experience in team management, system and security related risk assessment and business impact analysis, as well as contingency planning and policy implementation • Experienced in various type of industries and research facilities in multiple countries, speaks multiple languages

Recent publications

  • Open Access Prediction and Prioritization of Rare Oncogenic Mutations in the Cancer Kinome Using Novel Features and Multiple Classifiers

    • U M
    • Talevich E
    • Katiyar S
    • et al.
  • VAMO: Towards a Fully Automated Malware Clustering Validity Analysis

    • Perdisci R
    • U M

Professional experience

Senior Manager, Data Science

Las Vegas Sands Corp.

March 2014 - Present

Senior Data Engineer

Think Big Analytics

August 2013 - February 2014(6 months)

Research Assistant

The University of Georgia

August 2008 - August 2013(5 years)

Research Intern

IBM Watson Research Lab

May 2012 - August 2012(3 months)

Senior IT Specialist

Cable & Wireless Communications

December 2006 - August 2008(2 years)


Webasto AG.

July 2005 - October 2005(3 months)


Ph.D. in Computer Science

The University of Georgia

August 2008 - August 2013(5 years)

Bachelor's Degree of Engineering

Shanghai University

September 2002 - July 2006(4 years)


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