Bo Fu

Boeing Endowed Professor

Associate Professor

Computer Engineering & Computer Science

California State University, Long Beach




Dr. Bo Fu is the Boeing Endowed Professor and an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at California State University Long Beach (CSULB). She is interested in knowledge-enabled & data-centric computing and its application in multidisciplinary research. The overall goal of her research is to accelerate innovation in semantic-oriented intelligent systems and interactive visual analytics that facilitate human decision-making and enhance human interactions with complex datasets during the process of turning data to information, to knowledge, and to wisdom in collective intelligence. Dr. Fu is the founder of the D2 Lab. Her team conducts research at the intersection of Visual Analytics, Human Data Interaction, and Web Semantics. Dr. Fu received her B.Sc. (Joint Honors), M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Computer Science all from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Prior to joining CSULB, she was a Research Scientist at the National Center for Biomedical Ontology, which was led by the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research. She was also a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Victoria, Canada and a Visiting Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab.