I am currently an associate professor in College of Information Sciences and Technology of Pennsylvania State University. My research interest lies in data mining with a special focus on mining spatial-temporal data .

I received my PhD degree from Department of Computer Science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012. My advisor was Prof. Jiawei Han. Before that, I received my Bachelor degree from Department of Computer Science at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2007. I interned at Microsoft Research at Silicon Valley in 2011, Facebook at Palo Alto in 2009, Yahoo! at Santa Clara in 2008 and Google China at Beijing in 2006.

My Curriculum Vitae


I am now taking sabbatical leave in Hangzhou China until July 2019. Learn more .

[2018.7] I am organizing the 1st Workshop on Data-Driven Intelligent Transportation (DIT 2018) in conjunction with ICDM'18 conference in Singapore in November. Please consider submitting your work to our workshop. Paper submission deadline: August 7.


Office: E331, IST Building, University Park, PA 16802
Tel: 1-814-863-6317

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