Ricardo Henao

Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Member of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 140 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: +1 919 668 0647
  • Email Address: ricardo.henao@duke.edu


  • Ph.D. Technical University of Denmark (Denmark), 2011

Courses Taught

  • IDS 793: Independent Study
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering
  • ECE 891: Internship
  • ECE 494: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 493: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 392: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Zhang, Hao, Yulai Cong, Zhengjue Wang, Lei Zhang, Miaoyun Zhao, Liqun Chen, Shijing Si, Ricardo Henao, and Lawrence Carin. “Text Feature Adversarial Learning for Text Generation With Knowledge Transfer From GPT2.” IEEE Trans Neural Netw Learn Syst 35, no. 5 (May 2024): 6558–69. https://doi.org/10.1109/TNNLS.2022.3210975.
  • Chu, Yuetan, Gongning Luo, Longxi Zhou, Shaodong Cao, Guolin Ma, Xianglin Meng, Juexiao Zhou, et al. “Deep learning-driven pulmonary arteries and veins segmentation reveals demography-associated pulmonary vasculature anatomy,” April 11, 2024.
  • Assaad, Serge, David Dov, Christine Park, Richard Davis, Shahar Z. Kovalsky, Walter T. Lee, Russel R. Kahmke, et al. “A Preliminary Study Comparing the Performance of Thyroid Molecular Tests to a Deep Learning Algorithm in Predicting Malignancy in Indeterminate Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies.” Thyroid 34, no. 4 (April 2024): 531–35. https://doi.org/10.1089/thy.2023.0054.
  • Jeong, Hyeon Ki, Christine Park, Simon W. Jiang, Matilda Nicholas, Suephy Chen, Ricardo Henao, and Meenal Kheterpal. “Image Quality Assessment using Convolutional Neural Network in Clinical Skin Images.” JID Innovations, April 2024, 100285–100285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjidi.2024.100285.
  • Economou-Zavlanos, Nicoleta J., Sophia Bessias, Michael P. Cary, Armando D. Bedoya, Benjamin A. Goldstein, John E. Jelovsek, Cara L. O’Brien, et al. “Translating ethical and quality principles for the effective, safe and fair development, deployment and use of artificial intelligence technologies in healthcare.” J Am Med Inform Assoc 31, no. 3 (February 16, 2024): 705–13. https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocad221.