Selected PhD Graduates

Dr. Wei BAI

Associate Researcher
Microsoft Research Asia
Beijing, China

PhD, 2017
Supervised by Dr. Kai CHEN

Dr. Valerio TERRAGNI

Post-doc
Università della Svizzera Italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

PhD, 2017
Supervised by Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG

Dr. Hao WANG

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA

PhD, 2017
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG

Dr. Bin WU

Researcher
Huawei Noah's Ark Lab
Hong Kong

PhD, 2017
Supervised by Dr. Ke YI

Dr. Qing LIAO

Assistant Professor
Harbin Institute of Technology
Shenzhen, China

PhD, 2016
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG

Dr. Xiao XIAO

Co-founder and CEO
Sourcebrella Inc.
Shenzhen, China

PhD, 2016
Supervised by Dr. Charles ZHANG

Dr. Nikos ARMENATZOGLOU

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

PhD, 2015
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Dr. Yanjiao CHEN

Professor
Wuhan University
Wuhan, China

PhD, 2015
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG

Dr. Georgios KELLARIS

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA, USA

PhD, 2015
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Dr. Yueqi LI

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

PhD, 2015
Supervised by Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG

Dr. Tengfei LIU

Senior Data Mining Engineer
Ant Financial Services Group
Shanghai, China

PhD, 2015
Supervised by Prof. Nevin L. ZHANG

Dr. Yida TAO

Senior Software Engineer
TCL Corporation Research
Hong Kong

PhD, 2015
Supervised by Dr. Sunghun KIM

Dr. Jason Min WANG

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

PhD, 2015
Supervised by Dr. Brahim BENSAOU

Dr. Wei WANG

Professor
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China

PhD, 2015
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG

Dr. Bin WU

Senior Research Engineer
Baidu, Inc.
Shenzhen, China

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

Dr. Zhou ZHAO

Associate Professor
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

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

Dr. Ning DING

Quant and Risk Analyst
Public Risk Group
PAG

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Prof. Fangzhen LIN

Dr. Xiaojun Feng

Quantitative Researcher
Citadel Securities (Hong Kong) Limited
Hong Kong

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

Dr. Peng LIU

Researcher
IBM Watson Research Center
Yorktown Heights, NY, USA

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Dr. Charles ZHANG

Dr. Eric Zhiqiang Ma

Co-founder and CTO
Hututa Technologies Limited
Hong Kong

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Dr. Lin GU

Dr. Yongxin TONG

Associate Professor
Beihang University
Beijing, China

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Prof. Lei CHEN

Dr. Jiang XIAO

Associate Professor
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI

Dr. Da YAN

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

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

Dr. Jiansong ZHANG

Lead Researcher
Microsoft Research Asia
Beijing, China

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG

Dr. Erheng ZHONG

Research Scientist
Baidu Research
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Wenliang ZHONG

Staff Engineer
Ant Financial Services Group

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Prof. James KWOK

Dr. Yin ZHU

Quantitative Researcher
Citadel LLC
Hong Kong

PhD, 2014
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Jeff Shaoming HUANG

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

PhD, 2013
Supervised by Dr. Charles ZHANG

Dr. Haoyu TAN

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

PhD, 2013
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI

Dr. Nan CAO

Professor
Tongji University
Shanghai, China

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Prof. Huamin QU

Dr. Weizhu CHEN

Principal SDE Manager
Microsoft
Redmond, WA, USA

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Qiong FANG

Associate Professor
South China University of Technology
Guangzhou, China

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

Dr. Derek Hao HU

Software Engineer
Snap Inc.
Seattle, WA, USA

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Dong (Don) LIN

Researcher
Huawei

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI

Dr. Mian LU

Senior Engineer
Huawei Singapore Research Centre
Singapore

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Dr. Qiong LUO

Dr. Weike PAN

Associate Professor
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen, China

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Leonard Kin-Man POON

Assistant Professor
The Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Prof. Nevin L. ZHANG

Dr. Zhewei WEI

Associate Professor
Renmin University of China
Beijing, China

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Dr. Ke YI

Dr. Evan Wei XIANG

Intelligent Investment Director
Datayes
Shanghai, China

PhD, 2012
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Fangming LIU

Professor
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Bo LI

Dr. Nathan Nan LIU

Principal Scientist
Intellimize
San Francisco Bay Area

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Siyuan LIU

Assistant Professor
Penn State University
University Park, PA, USA

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI

Dr. Simon Siu-Hang LUI

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

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Andrew HORNER

Dr. Qi WANG

Assistant Professor
Southern University of Science and Technology
Shenzhen, China

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Cunsheng DING

Dr. Kaishun WU

Distinguished Professor
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen, China

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI

Dr. Yu ZHANG

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

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG

Dr. Vincent Wenchen ZHENG

Research Scientist
Advanced Digital Sciences Center
Singapore

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Youyi ZHENG

Researcher
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

PhD, 2011
Supervised by Prof. Chiew-Lan TAI

Dr. Yuan HE

Associate Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Dr. Yunhao LIU

Dr. Zhifeng LAI

Associate Director
Wealth Management and Protection
AIA Hong Kong

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG

Dr. Wujun LI

Associate Professor
Nanjing University
Nanjing, China

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG

Dr. Ji LUO

Staff Software Engineer
Google
Mountain View, CA, USA

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG

Dr. Sinno Jialin PAN

Assistant Professor
Nanyang Technological Unviersity
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Stavros PAPADOPOULOS

Senior Research Scientist
Intel Labs
Cambridge, MA, USA

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Dr. Jian PU

Product Director
Avazu Global at DotC United Group
Shanghai, China

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI

Dr. Shaoxu SONG

Associate Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Lei CHEN

Dr. Pingzhong TANG

Assistant Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Fangzhen LIN

Dr. Zheng YANG

Associate Professor
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Dr. Yunhao LIU

Dr. Dian ZHANG

Associate Professor
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen, China

PhD, 2010
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI

Dr. Qin ZHANG

Assistant Professor
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN, USA

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

Dr. Jia CHEN

Senior Researcher and Senior Manager
Machine Intelligence Lab
Lenovo
Hong Kong

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Prof. Chi-Keung TANG

Dr. Tao CHEN

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

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Prof. Nevin L. ZHANG

Dr. Juncheng JIA

Associate Professor
Soochow University
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG

Dr. Mo LI

Associate Professor
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Dr. Yunhao LIU

Dr. Xiang LIAN

Assistant Professor
Kent State University
Kent, OH, USA

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Prof. Lei CHEN

Dr. Mengyao MA

Principal Engineer
Huawei
China

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

Dr. Yi WANG

Principal Technologist
Applied Technology Group
Rolls-Royce Singapore

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Prof. Nevin L. ZHANG

Dr. Yingcai WU

Assistant Professor
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Prof. Huamin QU

Dr. Xiangye XIAO

Product Manager
Google Inc.
Mountain View, CA, USA

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Dr. Qiong LUO

Dr. David Yin YANG

Assistant Professor
Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Qatar

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Dr. Jin ZHANG

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

PhD, 2009
Supervised by Prof. Qian ZHANG

Dr. James Sheung-Chak CHENG

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

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

Dr. Bingsheng HE

Associate Professor
National University of Singapore
Singapore

PhD, 2008
Supervised by Dr. Qiong LUO

Dr. Yiping KE

Assistant Professor
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

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

Dr. Yunhuai LIU

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

PhD, 2008
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI

Dr. Alexander MARKOWETZ

Chief Visionary
markowetz.de

PhD, 2008
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Dr. Feng WANG

Vice President
China International Capital Corporation

PhD, 2008
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI

Dr. Chang XU

Professor
Nanjing University
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

PhD, 2008
Supervised by Prof. Shing-Chi CHEUNG

Dr. Ken Wai-Pun YIU

CTO
Numerical Method Incorporation Limited
Hong Kong

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

Dr. Kai ZHANG

Associate Professor
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA, USA

PhD, 2008
Supervised by Prof. James KWOK

Dr. Oscar Kin-Chung AU

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

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. Chiew-Lan TAI

Dr. Nelson CHU

Founder
Expresii
Hong Kong

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. Chiew-Lan TAI

Dr. Hongbo FU

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

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. Chiew-Lan TAI

Dr. Jinsong HAN

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

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Dr. Yunhao LIU

Dr. Jian MA

Executive Director
Equities Quantititative Research
JPMorgan Chase
Hong Kong

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI

Dr. Junfeng PAN

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

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Dou SHEN

Vice President
Baidu, Inc.

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Ping TAN

Associate Professor
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. Long QUAN

Dr. Ivor Wai-Hung TSANG

Research Director and Future Fellow
University of Technology Sydney
Australia

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. James KWOK

Dr. Gang WANG

Software Engineer
Xiaomi Technology
Beijing, China

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

Dr. Jing ZHAO

Assistant Professor
United International College
Zhuhai, China

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

Prof. Yanmin ZHU

Professor
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

PhD, 2007
Supervised by Prof. Lionel NI

Dr. Hong CHANG

Associate Researcher
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China

PhD, 2006
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG

Dr. Kyriakos MOURATIDIS

Associate Professor
Singapore Management University
Singapore

PhD, 2006
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Dr. Jie (Jessie) YIN

Senior Research Scientist
CSIRO
Australia

PhD, 2006
Supervised by Prof. Qiang YANG

Dr. Yo-Sub HAN

Associate Professor
Yonsei University
Korea

PhD, 2005
Supervised by Prof. Derick WOOD

Dr. Haibo HU

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

PhD, 2005
Supervised by Prof. Dik-Lun LEE

Dr. Xin LI

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

PhD, 2005
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI

Dr. Fan ZHANG

Principal Software Engineering Manager
Microsoft
Shanghai, China

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

Dr. Zhemin DING

Chemicals NBD Manager
Shell (China) Limited
Shanghai, China

PhD, 2004
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI

Prof. Jiaya JIA

Professor
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, Hong Kong

PhD, 2004
Supervised by Prof. Chi-Keung TANG

Prof. Jinyuan JIA

Professor
Tongji University
Shanghai, China

PhD, 2004
Supervised by Prof. Andrew HORNER

Dr. Haifeng JIANG

Software Engineer
Google Inc.
Mountain View, CA, USA

PhD, 2004
Supervised by Prof. Hongjun LU

Dr. Jiying WANG

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

PhD, 2004
Supervised by Prof. Frederick LOCHOVSKY

Prof. Wei WANG

Professor
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

PhD, 2004
Supervised by Prof. Hongjun LU

Dr. Jun ZHANG

China Country Director
Docker, Inc.
Beijing, China

PhD, 2004
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Dr. Xiaowen CHU

Associate Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon, Hong Kong

PhD, 2003
Supervised by Prof. Bo LI

Prof. Jiangchuan (JC) LIU

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

PhD, 2003
Supervised by Prof. Bo LI

Dr. Xueyan Tang

Associate Professor
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

PhD, 2003
Supervised by Prof. Samuel CHANSON

Dr. Baihua ZHENG

Associate Professor
Singapore Management University
Singapore

PhD, 2003
Supervised by Prof. Dik-Lun LEE

Prof. Panos KALNIS

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

PhD, 2002
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Prof. Yufei TAO

Professor
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, Hong Kong

PhD, 2002
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Prof. Jianliang XU

Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

PhD, 2002
Supervised by Prof. Dik-Lun LEE

Prof. Xuerong YONG

Professor
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, PR, USA

PhD, 2002
Supervised by Prof. Mordecai GOLIN

Dr. Patrick HUNG

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

PhD, 2001
Supervised by Prof. Kamal KARLAPALEM

Dr. Nikos MAMOULIS

Associate Professor
University in Ioannina
Greece

PhD, 2000
Supervised by Prof. Dimitris PAPADIAS

Prof. Chong-Wah NGO

Professor
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

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

Dr. William Kwok-Wai CHEUNG

Associate Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

PhD, 1999
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG

Dr. Maode MA

Associate Professor
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Avenue, Singapore

PhD, 1999
Supervised by Prof. Mounir HAMDI

Prof. Ricky Yu-Kwong KWOK

Professor
University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

PhD, 1997
Supervised by Prof. Ishfaq AHMAD

Dr. Raymond Kwok-Kay WONG

Associate Professor
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

PhD, 1997
Supervised by Prof. Frederick LOCHOVSKY

Prof. James Tin-Yau KWOK

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

PhD, 1996
Supervised by Prof. Dit-Yan YEUNG