Rui Chen

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Computer Science
University of British Columbia

Address: Room 341, ICICS/CS Building
                2366 Main Mall
                Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
Phone:    604-822-9867

About Me

I am a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia, hosted by Prof. Laks V.S. Lakshmanan. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from Concordia University under the supervision of Prof. Bipin C. Desai and Prof. Benjamin C. M. Fung. I also completed my M. Comp. Sc. at Concordia University. During Spring 2012, I worked as a research intern in the Planete team at INRIA Grenoble Rhone-Alpes under the supervision of Dr. Claude Castelluccia.

News & Events

2013.2  I will join the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University as a research assistant              professor in April, 2013.

2013.1  Our paper "Differentially private set-valued data release against incremental updates" is accepted by                DASFAA 2013.

2012.9  I have moved to the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia as a                          postdoctoral fellow.


My main research interests lie in databases and data mining, especially data privacy. Recently I am also interested in recommender systems and social networks. A list of recent publications is given below. For a complete list, please see my publications.

Professional Activities

Program Comittee Member
International Workshop on Data Management for Emerging Network Infrastructure (DAMEN 2013), International Workshop on Privacy-AwaRe Intelligent Systems (PARIS 2012)

Jounral Reviewer
VLDB Journal (VLDBJ), Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Information Sciences (INS), IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE), ACM/SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review

Conference Reviewer
CCS (2012), SIGKDD (2009), ICDM (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012),  SDM (2009, 2010), CIKM (2009), IDEAS (2008, 2009, 2010), PAKDD (2008, 2009), DEXA (2009), SCC (2012), SERA (2010), SAC (2008), WAIM (2008)


Below is a selected list of awards that I have received.

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