About me

I was born in China and received my Bachelor's degree in 2007 from Computer Science department at Huazhong University of Science & Technology. Then I moved to the School of Information at Renmin (the People's) Univeristy of China and earned a Master's degree there in 2010. After that, I entered into the Ph.D program at the Computer Science department of University of British Columbia (UBC), and became a member of the Data Management and Mining Lab. My current supervisor is Prof. Laks V.S. Lakshmanan.


  • Research Intern, Feb. 2010 - Aug. 2010
    Machine Learning Group, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
    Research Topics: Search Engine Query Log Analysis
  • Visiting Student, Aug. 2009 - Dec. 2009
    Supervised by Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Research Topics: Link-Based Ranking and Similarity Measure

Small honors

  • Best Paper Award, SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM), 2010.
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA), 2009.
  • Outstanding Graduates of Session 2010, Renmin Univeristy of China, 2010.
  • Outstanding Graduates of Session 2007, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, 2007.

About this site

The header photo was taken at UBC rose garden. The site template was taken from dcarter and modified.