Dr. Mengting Gu joined Visa Research as a Staff Research Scientist in June 2019, after she received her M.S. in Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics from Yale University. Her Ph.D. thesis was on developing a convolution-based method to identify functional elements in the human genome.
As a member of the Fraud Detection team, her research interests are in algorithms, deep learning, natural language processing and sequence data analysis. She has published more than a dozen papers in multiple journals, including Science, Annual Reviews, Genome Biology, and others.