Hongping Liang, Ph.D.

Sr. Data Engineer

Designing, building, and maintaining the infrastructure that supports data storage, processing, and retrieval (FAIR) in premise and on cloud for large volume biological data.

I have an unique background of PhD in biology and MS in computational science. I am AWS certified solution architect and Hortonworks certified developer, and have two decades of experience in big data, cloud, application design, development, and deployment. My current projects leverage GCP Cloud storage and BigQuery to curate our ATAC_seq, RNA_seq, single cell, and SNP/variant data. I build various ETL tools to load, process, analyze these data, and design and develop applications for scientists to access these data from web and through HPC environment.

Hongping Liang on Orcid

Education and experience


Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
PhD in Biology, August 1993 to July 1997

Radford University, Radford, VA
MS in Computational Science, August 1997 to May 1999


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