Huamin QU

Huamin QU 屈華民

PhD in Computer Science, State University of New York at Stony Brook


Huamin QU
Tel: (852) 2358 6985
Office: Room 2529
Links: Personal Webpage
Scholar Profile
Huamin QU

(852) 2358 6985



Room 2529

Personal Webpage

Research Area

Human-Computer Interaction; Vision and Graphics

Research Interests

Big data; Information visualization; Human-computer interaction; Artificial intelligence; Mobile augmented reality


Huamin Qu is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His main research interests are in visualization and human-computer interaction, with focuses on urban informatics, social network analysis, e-learning, and text visualization. He has co-authored more than 100 refereed papers including 38 papers in the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG). His research has been recognized by many awards including 6 best paper/honorable mention awards, 2009 IBM Faculty Award, 2014 Higher Education Scientific and Technological Progress Award (Second Class) from the Ministry of Education of China, 2015 HKICT Best Innovation (Innovative Technology) Silver Award from the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, 2015 APICTA Merit Award in E-Learning from the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance, 2016 UROP faculty award, and 2016 Distinguished Collaborator Award from Huawei Nah's Ark Lab. He has graduated 10 PhDs and 14 Mphils. These students won awards like IBM PhD Fellowship, Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, and HKUST SENG PhD Research Excellence Award. Two students have been selected by China's 1000 Talented Youth Program, which is one of the most prestigious talent programs for young scientists in China. He received a BS in Mathematics from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, an MS and a PhD (2004) in Computer Science from the Stony Brook University.