I am a postdoctoral research associate in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Notre Dame under the supervision of Prof. Dong Wang. Before that, I got my M.S. in Data Science from Indiana University and attained my B.S. in Software Engineering from Wuhan University. I have also worked as the W. J. Cody Research Associates at Argonne National Laboratory. I have authored and co-authored 60+ peer-reviewed conference/journal papers in various highly competitive human-centered AI and social sensing and computing venues such as ACM CSCW, IEEE BigData, ACM/IEEE ASONAM, AAAI, IJCAI, ACM WWW, AAAI HCOMP, RTSS, IEEE TBD, IEEE TCSS, ACM/IEEE IWQoS, IEEE SECON, ACM RecSys, Elsevier KBS.

Research Interests

Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award, ACM/IEEE ASONAM 2022
  • Best Paper Honorable Mention, IEEE SMARTCOMP 2022
  • Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award, University of Notre Dame
  • Video Presentation Award, ACM/IEEE IWQoS 2020
  • W. J. Cody Associates, Argonne National Laboratory
  • IEEE Student Travel Award, IEEE BigData 2019
  • IEEE Student Travel Award, IEEE BigData 2018
  • Data Science Scholar Fellowship, Indiana University
  • First Class Scholarship, Wuhan University