Artificial Intelligence: Web Intelligence, Innovative Applications of AI, Intelligent Systems, Personalization Information Retrieval, Knowledge Management, Recommender Systems, Text and Image Mining Biomedical and Health Informatics Digital Art, Design, and Entertainment, Social Networks, Multimedia Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Visualization and Visual Analytics Human Computer Interaction, Intelligent User Interfaces Computer-aided diagnosis Cancer Informatic
"A Cyber-Informatics Approach to Studying Migration and Environmental Cancer Risk", NIH-R01 Award, U.S. National Institute of Health, Project Co-Principle Investigators: S. Xu and G. Tourassi.
"Personalized Content Recommendations", US Department of Energy, Principle Investigator.
"Advanced Algorithms and User Interfaces for Personalized Data Mining of Biomedical Images and Literature", US Department of Energy, Principle Investigator.
"Research on Several Algorithmic Problems of Chinese Handwriting Information Processing and Automatic Generation of Chinese Calligraphic Handwriting", Natural Science Foundation of China, Principle Investigator.
Songhua Xu, Jianqiang Sheng, Xiaonan Luo: A new algorithm for context-based biomedical diagram similarity estimation. Bioinformatics 29(6): 780-789 (2013)
Chuan Niu, Fan Zhong, Songhua Xu, Chenglei Yang, Xueying Qin: Cylindrical panoramic mosaicing from a pipeline video through MRF based optimization. The Visual Computer 29(4): 253-263 (2013)
Songhua Xu, Hao Jiang, Francis C. M. Lau, Yunhe Pan: Computationally Evaluating and Reproducing the Beauty of Chinese Calligraphy. IEEE Intelligent Systems 27(3): 63-72 (2012)