Anthony Rios, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Office: NPB 3.364
Phone: (210) 458-6303
Email: anthony.rios@utsa.edu

Short Biography

Dr. Anthony Rios is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Rios received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky in 2018 and his B.S. in Computer Science from Georgetown College in 2011. His broad multidisciplinary research interests include biomedical and social applications of machine learning and natural language processing (NLP). He has published numerous refereed technical papers in prestigious venues in NLP and biomedical informatics, including AAAI, EMNLP, NAACL, AMIA, JAMIA, and Bioinformatics. Dr. Rios also received a distinguished poster finalist award at AMIA 2014 and a best paper finalist award in the best technical paper category at ICHI 2015.

Recent news

  • 10 November 2019 : one paper accepted to AAAI 2020
  • 17 September 2019 : one paper accepted to NLP4IF@EMNLP 2019 (hosted at EMNLP)
  • 27 July 2019 : journal article accepted to the Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI)
  • 05 May 2019 : one paper accepted to AMCIS 2019
  • 12 April 2019 : journal article accepted to AI in Medicine
  • 10 August 2018 : one paper accepted to EMNLP 2018
  • 15 July 2018 : journal article accepted to JAMIA
  • 15 June 2018 : journal article accepted to Database
  • 14 June 2018 : successfully defended my dissertation
  • 23 April 2018 : one paper accepted to CLPsych@NAACL 2018 (hosted at NAACL)
  • 14 February 2018 : one paper accepted to NAACL 2018
  • 20 March 2018 : journal article accepted to Bioinformatics
  • 12 October 2017 : placed 1st in the 2017 BioCreative CHEMPROT Challenge