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Afflications: Technology and Information Management Program (primary), Computer Science Department, Economics Department, Applied Math and Statistics Deparment
Ph.D. and M.S., Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S., Computer Science and Technologies Department, Tsinghua University

Research Interests: information retrieval, knowledge management, natural language processing, data mining and applied machine learning

A description of my research for the general public: Getting to know you

Social Marketing and Advertising: the Four I’s


News :

Demo Goodbuylist: see your friends’ good buy lists and buy safely.

Demo kideroo.net: help parents tracking bully activities around the child

Demo Fmvilla.com: listen to music together with your friends

Demo bookWave ebooks with multimedia multilingual word annotation for vocabulary learning

National Science Foundation Award: Economics Analysis of Recommender Systems  

National Science Foundation Award: Detecting and Tracking Cyber Bullying on the Social Web  
National Science Foundation CAREER Award: Future of Search: Personalization, Social Networks and Language

US Department of Education Grant: Explicit Scaffolding for Word Learning in Context through Multimedia Multilingual Word Annotation  

Air Force Research Young Investigator Research Award: Adaptive Information Filtering

National Science Foundation Award: Proactive Personalized Information Integration and Retrieval


Recent Professional Activities:

I am organizing the Big Data & Intelligent System Track at FIST 2012 Shanghai
Knowledge Management Workshop at University of California Santa Cruz, 2011

Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Information Systems
Area Chair, ACM SIGIR 2012, CIKM 2012, ICWSM 2012, EMNLP 2010, AIR 2010
Workshop co-Chair, Information Retrieval and Advertising Workshop @ ACM SIGIR Conference, 2009
Program co-Chair (IR), ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2008),


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