Chengwei LEI, Ph.D.    Assistant Professor

Department of Computer & Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
California State University, Bakersfield






§  Weisong Tian, Chengwei Lei, Yucheng Zhang, Dan Li and Robb Winter, Data Analysis and Optimal Specification of Fuse Model for Fault Study in Power Systems, 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 17-21, 2016, Boston, MA, USA


§  H Asere, C Lei, R Jia. Cruise Control Design Using Fuzzy Logic Controller, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 09, 2015 - October 12, 2015, Hong Kong


§  Ph.D. Dissertation,  ProQuest


§  C. Lei, S. Tamim, A. Bishop and J. Ruan, Fully automated protein complex prediction based on topological similarity and community structure, Proteome Science, 11(Suppl 1):S9, 2013. (IF = 2.42)

§  MT Weirauch, A Cote, ..., DREAM5 Consortium (C Lei, ..., J Ruan, ..., ), ..., QD Morris, ML Bulyk, G Stolovitzky, and TR Hughes, An evaluation of methods for the modeling of transcription factor sequence specificity. Nature Biotechnology, 31(2):126-34, 2013 Feb. (IF = 23.3)

§  C. Lei and J. Ruan, A novel link prediction algorithm for reconstructing protein-protein interaction networks by topological similarity, Bioinformatics, 29(3): 355-364, 2013. (IF = 5.47)


§  J Ruan, MJ Jahid, F Gu, C Lei, Y Huang, Y Hsu, D Mutch, C Chen, NB Kirma, T Huang. Network-based classification of recurrent endometrial cancers using DNA methylation data, ACM Conference of Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine (ACM BCB 2012), October 7-10, Orlando, Florida, USA 2012. Acceptance rate: 64/159=40.2%.

§  C Lei and J Ruan , A random walk based approach for improving protein-protein interaction network and protein complex prediction, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2012), October 4 - 7, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2012. Acceptance rate: 59/299=19.93%


§  J Sun, H Pan, C Lei (joint first author), B Yuan, SJ Nair, C April, B Parameswaran, B Klotzle, JB Fan, J Ruan (co-corresponding author) and R Li. Genetic and genomic analyses of an RNA polymerase II-pausing factor in regulation of mammalian transcription and cell growth, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(42):36248-36257 (IF=5.328)

§  J. Ruan, J. Perez, B. Hernandez, C. Lei, G. Sunter and V.M. Sponsel. Systematic identification of functional modules and cis-regulatory elements in Arabidopsis thaliana, BMC Bioinformatics, 12 (Suppl 12):S2. (IF = 2.75)


§  C. Lei and J. Ruan, A particle swarm optimization-based algorithm for finding gapped motifs, BioData Mining, 3:9, 2010 (IF=2.63)

§  C. Lei and J. Ruan, Finding gapped motifs by a novel evolutionary algorithm, Proc. of the 8th European Conference on Evolutionary Computation, Machine Learning and Data Mining in Bioinformatics (EvoBio'10), Istanbul, Turkey, April 7-9 2010. Acceptance rate: 15/40=38%. Best paper award nominee.


§  C. Lei and J. Ruan, A novel swarm intelligence algorithm for finding DNA motifs(PDF), International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design, 2(4):323 - 339, 2009


§  C. Lei and J. Ruan, A Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Finding DNA Sequence Motifs(PDF), 1st Workshop on Data Mining in Functional Genomics, in Conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM'08 workshops), Philadelphia, PA, USA, Nov. 5-7, 2008. Acceptance rate: 12/24=50%.