I am currently a Professor in the Information Hub, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), and I am also an affiliated Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST. Previously, I was a Redbird Visiting Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST, and a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia.
My research areas include Databases, Algorithms, and Artificial Intelligence. I have published research papers in these areas, with a majority of them in prestigious international journal (ACM TODS, VLDB Journal, IEEE TKDE) and conferences (SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, WWW, SIGIR, IJCAI, AAAI, ACL). In addition, several pieces of my research have been deployed in industrial projects and products.
My current research interests are:
I am always looking for curiouus and motivated PhD/MPhil student to join our lab at HKUST(GZ). Please read this post for current offers (2021-22先导计划全奖博士生).
There are plenty of opportunities to integrate the Database and AI technologies.
I am the LiC of the following courses at UNSW: