Selected PhD Graduates

Wei BAI

Dr. Wei BAI

(PhD, 2017.
Supervised by Dr. Kai CHEN)

Associate Researcher
Microsoft Research Asia
Beijing, China

Valerio TERRAGNI

Dr. Valerio TERRAGNI

(PhD, 2017.
Supervised by Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG)

Post-doc
Università della Svizzera Italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

Bin WU

Dr. Bin WU

(PhD, 2017.
Supervised by Dr. Ke YI)

Researcher
Huawei Noah's Ark Lab
Hong Kong

Qing LIAO

Dr. Qing LIAO

(PhD, 2016.
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG)

Assistant Professor
Harbin Institute of Technology
Shenzhen, China

Xiao XIAO

Dr. Xiao XIAO

(PhD, 2016.
Supervised by Dr. Charles ZHANG)

Co-founder and CEO
Sourcebrella Inc.
Shenzhen, China

Nikos ARMENATZOGLOU

Dr. Nikos ARMENATZOGLOU

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Software Development Engineer
Amazon Web Services
San Francisco, CA, USA

Yanjiao CHEN

Dr. Yanjiao CHEN

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG)

Professor
Wuhan University
Wuhan, China

Georgios KELLARIS

Dr. Georgios KELLARIS

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA, USA

Yueqi LI

Dr. Yueqi LI

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG)

Senior Software Engineer
Google Inc.
Mountain View, CA, USA

Tengfei LIU

Dr. Tengfei LIU

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Prof. Nevin L. ZHANG)

Senior Data Mining Engineer
Ant Financial Services Group
Shanghai, China

Yida TAO

Dr. Yida TAO

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Dr. Sunghun KIM)

Senior Software Engineer
TCL Corporation Research
Hong Kong

Jason Min WANG

Dr. Jason Min WANG

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Dr. Brahim BENSAOU)

Research Manager
Center of Cloud Computing and Big Data
Lenovo
Hong Kong

Wei WANG

Dr. Wei WANG

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG)

Professor
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China

Bin WU

Dr. Bin WU

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Prof. Andrew HORNER and Prof. Qiang YANG)

Senior Research Engineer
Baidu, Inc.
Shenzhen, China

Zhou ZHAO

Dr. Zhou ZHAO

(PhD, 2015.
Supervised by Dr. Wilfred Siu-Hung NG)

Associate Professor
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Ning DING

Dr. Ning DING

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Prof. Fangzhen LIN)

Quant and Risk Analyst
Public Risk Group
PAG

Xiaojun Feng

Dr. Xiaojun Feng

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Prof. Bo LI and Prof. Qian ZHANG)

Quantitative Researcher
Citadel Securities (Hong Kong) Limited
Hong Kong

Peng LIU

Dr. Peng LIU

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Dr. Charles ZHANG)

Researcher
IBM Watson Research Center
Yorktown Heights, NY, USA

Eric Zhiqiang Ma

Dr. Eric Zhiqiang Ma

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Dr. Lin GU)

Co-founder and CTO
Hututa Technologies Limited
Hong Kong

Yongxin TONG

Dr. Yongxin TONG

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Prof. Lei CHEN)

Associate Professor
Beihang University
Beijing, China

Jiang XIAO

Dr. Jiang XIAO

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI)

Associate Professor
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China

Da YAN

Dr. Da YAN

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Dr. Wilfred Siu-Hung NG)

Assistant Professor
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, USA

Jiansong ZHANG

Dr. Jiansong ZHANG

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG)

Lead Researcher
Microsoft Research Asia
Beijing, China

Erheng ZHONG

Dr. Erheng ZHONG

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Research Scientist
Baidu Research
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Wenliang ZHONG

Dr. Wenliang ZHONG

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Prof. James KWOK)

Staff Engineer
Ant Financial Services Group

Yin ZHU

Dr. Yin ZHU

(PhD, 2014.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Quantitative Researcher
Citadel LLC
Hong Kong

Jeff Shaoming HUANG

Dr. Jeff Shaoming HUANG

(PhD, 2013.
Supervised by Dr. Charles ZHANG)

Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX, USA

Haoyu TAN

Dr. Haoyu TAN

(PhD, 2013.
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI)

Research Assistant Professor
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Nansha, Guangzhou, China

Nan CAO

Dr. Nan CAO

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Prof. Huamin QU)

Professor
Tongji University
Shanghai, China

Weizhu CHEN

Dr. Weizhu CHEN

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Principal SDE Manager
Microsoft
Redmond, WA, USA

Qiong FANG

Dr. Qiong FANG

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Dr. Wilfred Siu-Hung NG)

Associate Professor
South China University of Technology
Guangzhou, China

Derek Hao HU

Dr. Derek Hao HU

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Software Engineer
Snap Inc.
Seattle, WA, USA

Dong (Don) LIN

Dr. Dong (Don) LIN

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI)

Researcher
Huawei

Mian LU

Dr. Mian LU

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Dr. Qiong LUO)

Senior Engineer
Huawei Singapore Research Centre
Singapore

Weike PAN

Dr. Weike PAN

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Associate Professor
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen, China

Leonard Kin-Man POON

Dr. Leonard Kin-Man POON

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Prof. Nevin L. ZHANG)

Assistant Professor
The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Zhewei WEI

Dr. Zhewei WEI

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Dr. Ke YI)

Associate Professor
Renmin University of China
Beijing, China

Evan Wei XIANG

Dr. Evan Wei XIANG

(PhD, 2012.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Intelligent Investment Director
Datayes
Shanghai, China

Fangming LIU

Dr. Fangming LIU

(PhD, 2011.
Supervised by Prof. Bo LI)

Professor
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China

Nathan Nan LIU

Dr. Nathan Nan LIU

(PhD, 2011.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Principal Scientist
Intellimize
San Francisco Bay Area

Siyuan LIU

Dr. Siyuan LIU

(PhD, 2011.
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI)

Assistant Professor
Penn State University
University Park, PA, USA

Simon Siu-Hang LUI

Dr. Simon Siu-Hang LUI

(PhD, 2011.
Supervised by Prof. Andrew HORNER)

Assistant Professor
Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)
Singapore

Qi WANG

Dr. Qi WANG

(PhD, 2011.
Supervised by Prof. Cunsheng DING)

Assistant Professor
Southern University of Science and Technology
Shenzhen, China

Kaishun WU

Dr. Kaishun WU

(PhD, 2011.
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI)

Distinguished Professor
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen, China

Yu ZHANG

Dr. Yu ZHANG

(PhD, 2011.
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG)

Research Assistant Professor
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong

Vincent Wenchen ZHENG

Dr. Vincent Wenchen ZHENG

(PhD, 2011.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Research Scientist
Advanced Digital Sciences Center
Singapore

Yuan HE

Dr. Yuan HE

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Dr. Yunhao LIU)

Associate Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Zhifeng LAI

Dr. Zhifeng LAI

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG)

Associate Director
Wealth Management and Protection
AIA Hong Kong

Wujun LI

Dr. Wujun LI

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG)

Associate Professor
Nanjing University
Nanjing, China

Ji LUO

Dr. Ji LUO

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG)

Staff Software Engineer
Google
Mountain View, CA, USA

Sinno Jialin PAN

Dr. Sinno Jialin PAN

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Assistant Professor
Nanyang Technological Unviersity
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

Stavros PAPADOPOULOS

Dr. Stavros PAPADOPOULOS

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Senior Research Scientist
Intel Labs
Cambridge, MA, USA

Jian PU

Dr. Jian PU

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI)

Product Director
Avazu Global at DotC United Group
Shanghai, China

Shaoxu SONG

Dr. Shaoxu SONG

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Lei CHEN)

Associate Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Pingzhong TANG

Dr. Pingzhong TANG

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Fangzhen LIN)

Assistant Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Zheng YANG

Dr. Zheng YANG

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Dr. Yunhao LIU)

Associate Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Dian ZHANG

Dr. Dian ZHANG

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI)

Associate Professor
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen, China

Qin ZHANG

Dr. Qin ZHANG

(PhD, 2010.
Supervised by Prof. Mordercai GOLIN and Dr. Ke YI)

Assistant Professor
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN, USA

Jia CHEN

Dr. Jia CHEN

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Chi-Keung TANG)

Senior Researcher and Senior Manager
Machine Intelligence Lab
Lenovo
Hong Kong

Tao CHEN

Dr. Tao CHEN

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Nevin L. ZHANG)

Director and Senior Staff Data Scientist
Security and Risk Management
Ant Financial Service Group
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Juncheng JIA

Dr. Juncheng JIA

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG)

Associate Professor
Soochow University
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

Mo LI

Dr. Mo LI

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Dr. Yunhao LIU)

Associate Professor
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

Xiang LIAN

Dr. Xiang LIAN

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Lei CHEN)

Assistant Professor
Kent State University
Kent, OH, USA

Mengyao MA

Dr. Mengyao MA

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Gary Shueng-Han CHAN)

Principal Engineer
Huawei
China

Yi WANG

Dr. Yi WANG

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Nevin L. ZHANG)

Principal Technologist
Applied Technology Group
Rolls-Royce Singapore

Yingcai WU

Dr. Yingcai WU

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Huamin QU)

Assistant Professor
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Xiangye XIAO

Dr. Xiangye XIAO

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Dr. Qiong LUO)

Product Manager
Google Inc.
Mountain View, CA, USA

David Yin YANG

Dr. David Yin YANG

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Assistant Professor
Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Qatar

Jin ZHANG

Dr. Jin ZHANG

(PhD, 2009.
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG)

Assistant Professor
South University of Science and Technology of China
Shenzhen, China

James Sheung-Chak CHENG

Dr. James Sheung-Chak CHENG

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Dr. Wilfred Siu-Hung NG)

Assistant Professor
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, Hong Kong

Bingsheng HE

Dr. Bingsheng HE

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Dr. Qiong LUO)

Associate Professor
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Yiping KE

Dr. Yiping KE

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Dr. Wilfred Siu-Hung NG)

Assistant Professor
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

Yunhuai LIU

Dr. Yunhuai LIU

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI)

Associate Professor
The Third Research Institute of Ministry of Public Security
Shanghai, China

Alexander MARKOWETZ

Dr. Alexander MARKOWETZ

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Chief Visionary
markowetz.de

Feng WANG

Dr. Feng WANG

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI)

Vice President
China International Capital Corporation

Chang XU

Dr. Chang XU

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG)

Professor
Nanjing University
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Ken Wai-Pun YIU

Dr. Ken Wai-Pun YIU

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Prof. Gary Shueng-Han CHAN)

CTO
Numerical Method Incorporation Limited
Hong Kong

Kai ZHANG

Dr. Kai ZHANG

(PhD, 2008.
Supervised by Prof. James KWOK)

Associate Professor
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Oscar Kin-Chung AU

Dr. Oscar Kin-Chung AU

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Chiew-Lan TAI)

Assistant Professor
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Hongbo FU

Dr. Hongbo FU

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Chiew-Lan TAI)

Associate Professor
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Jinsong HAN

Dr. Jinsong HAN

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Dr. Yunhao LIU)

Associate Professor
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Xi'an, China

Jian MA

Dr. Jian MA

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI)

Executive Director
Equities Quantititative Research
JPMorgan Chase
Hong Kong

Junfeng PAN

Dr. Junfeng PAN

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Engineering Lead and Research Scientist
Facebook Inc.
Menlo Park, CA, USA

Dou SHEN

Dr. Dou SHEN

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Vice President
Baidu, Inc.

Ping TAN

Dr. Ping TAN

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Long QUAN)

Associate Professor
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Ivor Wai-Hung TSANG

Dr. Ivor Wai-Hung TSANG

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. James KWOK)

Research Director and Future Fellow
University of Technology Sydney
Australia

Gang WANG

Dr. Gang WANG

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Frederick LOCHOVSKY and Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG)

Software Engineer
Xiaomi Technology
Beijing, China

Jing ZHAO

Dr. Jing ZHAO

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Dik-Lun LEE and Dr. Qiong LUO)

Assistant Professor
United International College
Zhuhai, China

Yanmin ZHU

Prof. Yanmin ZHU

(PhD, 2007.
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI)

Professor
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

Hong CHANG

Dr. Hong CHANG

(PhD, 2006.
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG)

Associate Researcher
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China

Kyriakos MOURATIDIS

Dr. Kyriakos MOURATIDIS

(PhD, 2006.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Associate Professor
Singapore Management University
Singapore

Jie (Jessie) YIN

Dr. Jie (Jessie) YIN

(PhD, 2006.
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG)

Senior Research Scientist
CSIRO
Australia

Yo-Sub HAN

Dr. Yo-Sub HAN

(PhD, 2005.
Supervised by Prof. Derick WOOD)

Associate Professor
Yonsei University
Korea

Haibo HU

Dr. Haibo HU

(PhD, 2005.
Supervised by Prof. Dik-Lun LEE)

Assistant Professor
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Hong Kong

Xin LI

Dr. Xin LI

(PhD, 2005.
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI)

Senior Lecturer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong

Fan ZHANG

Dr. Fan ZHANG

(PhD, 2005.
Supervised by Prof. Samuel CHANSON and Prof. Lionel NI)

Principal Software Engineering Manager
Microsoft
Shanghai, China

Zhemin DING

Dr. Zhemin DING

(PhD, 2004.
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI)

Chemicals NBD Manager
Shell (China) Limited
Shanghai, China

Jiaya JIA

Prof. Jiaya JIA

(PhD, 2004.
Supervised by Prof. Chi-Keung TANG)

Professor
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, Hong Kong

Jinyuan JIA

Prof. Jinyuan JIA

(PhD, 2004.
Supervised by Prof. Andrew HORNER)

Professor
Tongji University
Shanghai, China

Haifeng JIANG

Dr. Haifeng JIANG

(PhD, 2004.
Supervised by Prof. Hongjun LU)

Software Engineer
Google Inc.
Mountain View, CA, USA

Jiying WANG

Dr. Jiying WANG

(PhD, 2004.
Supervised by Prof. Frederick LOCHOVSKY)

Senior Lecturer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong

Wei WANG

Prof. Wei WANG

(PhD, 2004.
Supervised by Prof. Hongjun LU)

Professor
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

Jun ZHANG

Dr. Jun ZHANG

(PhD, 2004.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

China Country Director
Docker, Inc.
Beijing, China

Xiaowen CHU

Dr. Xiaowen CHU

(PhD, 2003.
Supervised by Prof. Bo LI)

Associate Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Jiangchuan (JC) LIU

Prof. Jiangchuan (JC) LIU

(PhD, 2003.
Supervised by Prof. Bo LI)

Professor, IEEE Fellow
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Xueyan Tang

Dr. Xueyan Tang

(PhD, 2003.
Supervised by Prof. Samuel CHANSON)

Associate Professor
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

Baihua ZHENG

Dr. Baihua ZHENG

(PhD, 2003.
Supervised by Prof. Dik-Lun LEE)

Associate Professor
Singapore Management University
Singapore

Panos KALNIS

Prof. Panos KALNIS

(PhD, 2002.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Professor
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Yufei TAO

Prof. Yufei TAO

(PhD, 2002.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Professor
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, Hong Kong

Jianliang XU

Prof. Jianliang XU

(PhD, 2002.
Supervised by Prof. Dik-Lun LEE)

Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Xuerong YONG

Prof. Xuerong YONG

(PhD, 2002.
Supervised by Prof. Mordecai GOLIN)

Professor
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, PR, USA

Patrick HUNG

Dr. Patrick HUNG

(PhD, 2001.
Supervised by Prof. Kamal KARLAPALEM)

Associate Professor
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Nikos MAMOULIS

Prof. Nikos MAMOULIS

(PhD, 2000.
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS)

Professor
University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Chong-Wah NGO

Prof. Chong-Wah NGO

(PhD, 2000.
Supervised by Prof. Ting-Chuen PONG and Prof. Roland CHIN)

Professor
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

William Kwok-Wai CHEUNG

Dr. William Kwok-Wai CHEUNG

(PhD, 1999.
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG)

Associate Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Maode MA

Dr. Maode MA

(PhD, 1999.
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI)

Associate Professor
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

Ricky Yu-Kwong KWOK

Prof. Ricky Yu-Kwong KWOK

(PhD, 1997.
Supervised by Prof. Ishfaq AHMAD)

Professor
University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Raymond Kwok-Kay WONG

Dr. Raymond Kwok-Kay WONG

(PhD, 1997.
Supervised by Prof. Frederick LOCHOVSKY)

Associate Professor
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

James Tin-Yau KWOK

Prof. James Tin-Yau KWOK

(PhD, 1996.
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG)

Professor
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong