Research team

  • Mr. Lin Ting, PhD 2016.08
  • Mr. Chen Zhe, PhD (PayPal Program)
  • Mr. Zhang Hao, PhD 2019.08
  • Mr. Dong Kuicai, PhD 2019.08
  • Miss Ji Yitong, PhD
  • Mr. He Guoxiu, PhD (Exchange student)


  • Miss Grace Lee, PhD (Thesis submitted)
  • Mr. Han Jianglei, PhD (SAP Program), PhD (Thesis submitted)
  • Dr. Phan Cong Minh, PhD
  • Dr. Huang Keke, PhD
  • Dr. Li Jing, Research Fellow
  • Dr. Zheng Xin, PhD (SAP Program)
  • Dr. Wang Yequan, PhD (Tsinghua University, Exchange Student)
  • Mr. Han Peng, Research Associate
  • Mr. Luo Feiheng, Research Engineer
  • Dr. Han Jialong, Research Fellow
  • Dr. Tu Hongkui, PhD (National University of Defense Technology, Exchange Student)
  • Dr. Surendra Sedhai, PhD
  • Dr. Ma Zongyang, PhD
  • Mr. Yao Yangjie, MEng
  • Mr. Hu Longke, MEng
  • Dr. Li Chenliang, PhD (Main Supervisor: Dr. Anwitaman Datta).
  • Dr. Li Hui, PhD (Main Supervisor: Dr. Sourav Bhowmick).
  • Dr. Hu Meishan, PhD

Research grant

  • Principle Investigator, Semantic Matching: Understanding What People Saying on the Web. MOE AcRF Tier-2. July 2015 - June 2018.
  • Principle Investigator, A Study of Online Social Forums for Enabling Community Driven Healthcare Support. MOE AcRF Tier-1. Mar 2015 - Feb 2017.
  • Principle Investigator, Intelligent Network Search Using Interactive Topic Discovery, DIRP, Mindef. Nov 2011 - Mar 2014. [Completed]
  • Principle Investigator, Tag-Based image retrieval: Tag profiling and image ranking, MOE AcRF Tier-1. Mar 2011 - Feb 2014. [Completed]
  • Principle Investigator, Semantic Social Network (SSNET): A Framework for Profiling Users and Objects in Online Communities, A*STAR SERC Grant. Jan 2007 - July 2010. [Completed]
  • Principle Investigator, Ontology-based Blog Discovery and Classification, Director of Research, NTU, Feb 2007 - Feb 2009. [Completed]
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Understanding and Exploiting the Dynamics of Collaboration Ecosystems, HP Labs Innovation Research Award. Aug 2008 - Jan 2010. [Completed]