Dr. Ning Kang was born in China, Aug, 1977. He obtained his MSc degree in Computer Science from Utrecht University, the Netherlands, in 2005. After that, he worked as a software developer in several companies, such as Philips, HP, etc.
In Dec, 2008 he started as a scientific researcher and a PhD candidate within the biosemantics group, the department of Medical Informatics at Erasmus University Medical Center . His research is aimed at using natural language processing to improve biomedical concept recognition and relation mining. Currently he is involved in 2 european union projects: the CALBC project and the EUADR project.