Qianyi Cheng

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

(901) 678-4430


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Dr. Qianyi Cheng received her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Georgia in 2011 under the direction of Prof. Henry F. Schaefer. Before joining the Faculty of the University of Memphis, Dr. Cheng worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study in Seoul South Korea and as a Research Scientist at the University of Memphis. Her research focuses on the application of natural language processing, data mining and machine learning in computational biochemistry.


  • BS in Chemical Engineering and Technology, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China, 2004
  • MS in Computational Chemistry, Mississippi College, 2007
  • PhD in Chemistry, University of Georgia, 2011

Research Interests

Computational Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry, Biochemistry, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining, Machine Learning