Professional Activities

 

Keynotes

  • Keynote speech at the 10th IEEE International conference on Intelligent Environment (IE 2014), Shanghai, China, July 2014
  • Keynote speech at the 9th International Workshop on Geographical Science (IWGS 2014), June 2014.
  • Keynote speech at the World Geospatial Developers Conference (WGDC 2014), June 2014.
  • Keynote speech at the CCF forum on Urban Sensing and Computing, Hangzhou, China, 2014.6
  • Keynote speech at the MIT Sloan Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum, 2014.5.17
  • Keynote speech at the Big Data forum. April 19, 2014. Peking University.
  • Keynote speech at APEC smart city innovation & technology cooperation forum. Changzhou, China, April 10, 2014.
  • Keynote speech at the International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC), 2014.3
  • Keynote speech at the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering (ISKE2013). Nov. 21, 2013.
  • Keynote speech at 2013 Chinese Conference of Complex Networks, Hangzhou, China, Sept. 15, 2013.
  • Keynote speech at the World Geospatial Developers Conference (WGDC 2013), 2013.5.15, Beijing, China (over 2,500 audiences)
  • Keynote speech at the China Annual Conference of GIS Theory and Methodology. 2012. Sept. Chengdu China.

 

Chairs

  • Program Chair of the 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2014)
  • Program Chair of International Conference on Data Engineering (Industrial Track) (ICDE 2014)
  • Publicity Chair of PAKDD 2014
  • PC chair (Industrial track) of the Asia-Pacific Web Conference (APWeb 2014)
  • Demo Chair of Spatial and Spatio-temporal Databases (SSTD 2013)
  • Program Chair of the 2nd International Workshop on Urban Computing (UrbComp 2013)
  • Session Chair of ACM SIGKDD conference onKnowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2012).
  • Chair of CCF Advanced Disciplines Lectures (ADL) on Urban Computing (Details)
  • Industrial Chair of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2012)
  • Program Chair of the 4th International Workshop on Location-Based Social Networks (LBSN 2012)
  • Program Chair of the International Workshop on Urban Computing (UrbComp 2012)
  • Session Chair of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2011)
  • Program Chair of the Third ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Location-Based Social Networks (LBSN 2011)
  • Local Chair of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2011)
  • Session Chair of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligences and Computing (UIC 2010)
  • Session Chair of the second ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Location-Based Social Networks (LBSN 2010)
  • Program Chair of International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA 2009)

 

Program Committee

2014

  • PC of ACM SIGKDD conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2014)
  • PC of SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2014)
  • PC of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2014)
  • Senior PC of PAKDD 2014
  • PC of the IEEE International Conference on Big Data (BigData 2014)
  • PC of the 15th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2014)
  • PC of the 7th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2014)

2013

  • PC of ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Geographic Information Systems (ACM GIS 2013)
  • PC of the IEEE international conference on Big Data (BigData 2013)
  • PC of the International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Database (SSTD 2013)
  • PC of ACM SIGKDD conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2013)
  • PC of SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2013)
  • PC of Asia-Pacific Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2013)
  • PC of the International conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2013)
  • PC of the International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2013)
  • PC of the Industrial and application track in the Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2013)
  • PC of the 6th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM 2013

2012

  • PC of ACM SIGKDD conference onKnowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2012)
  • Senior PC of Asia-Pacific Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2012)
  • International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2012)
  • PC of the International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2012)
  • PC of the 3rd International Conference on the Internet of Things (IoT 2012)
  • PC of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 2012)
  • PC of Nokia Mobile Data Challenge Workshop, in conjunction with Pervasive 2012
  • PC of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligences and Computing (UIC 2012)
  • The Sixth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies (UbiComm 2012)
  • PC of the International Workshop on Context Discovery and Data Mining (ContextDD 2012)

2011

  • The First International Symposium on Social and Community Intelligence (SCI 2011)
  • PC of Ubicomp Workshop on Trajectory Data Mining and Analysis (TDMA 2011)
  • PC of Ubicomp Workshop on Mobile Location-Based Services (MLBS 2011)
  • PC of ACM Recommender systems workshop on personalization in mobile applications 2011
  • PC of ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Geographic Information Systems (GIS 2011)
  • PC of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2011)
  • Local Chair of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2011)
  • Senior PC of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2011)
  • PC of the International Conference on Database Systems For Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2011)
  • PC of the International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2011)
  • PC of the International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Database (SSTD 2011)
  • PC of the ACM Multimedia: Location-based and mobile multimedia Track (ACM MM 2011)
  • PC of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligences and Computing (UIC 2011)
  • PC of Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2011)
  • PC of the International Conference on Data Engineering and Internet Technology (DEIT 2011)
  • PC of the 3rd International conference on Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services (MobiCASE 2011)
  • PC of 9th International Symposium On Parallel and Distributed Processing with Applications (ISPA 2011)
  • PC of International Conference on Advance of Computer Human Interaction (ACHI 2011)
  • PC of the 5th International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and Management (ICISTM 2011)

2010

  • PC of ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Geographic Information Systems (GIS 2010)
  • PC of International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2010)
  • PC of International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2010)
  • Session Chair of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligences and Computing (UIC 2010)
  • Session Chair of the second ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Location-Based Social Networks (LBSN 2010)
  • PC of Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2010)
  • PC of the International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligences and Computing (UIC 2010)
  • PC of 2nd International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications and Services 2010 (MobiCASE 2010)
  • PC of the International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Mutilmedia (MUM 2010)
  • PC of the International Conference on Portable Lifestyle Devices (PLD 2010)
  • PC of the ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS2010 workshop on Location-Based Social Networks (LBSN 2010)
  • PC of the ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS2010 workshop on Security and Privacy in GIS and LBS (SPRINGL 2010)
  • PC of the fifth workshop on Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Ambient Intelligence (AITAmI'10)
  • The fifth IASTED International Conference on Human-Computer Interactions (IASTED-HCI 2010)
  • PC of WWW workshop on Mashups, Enterprise Mashups and Lightweight Composition on the Web (MEM 2010)
  • PC of ACM SIGSPATIAL China 2010.
  • PC of International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA 2010)
  • PC of International Conference on Advances in Computer Human Interaction (ACHI 2010)
  • PC of MSRA Fellowship Program

2009

  • PC of International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2009)
  • PC of International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2009)
  • PC chair of International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA 2009)
  • PC of International Conference on Advances in Multimedia (MMEDIA 2009)
  • PC of ACM Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM 2009)
  • PC of WWW workshop on Mashups, Enterprise Mashups and Lightweight Composition on the Web (MEM 2009)
  • PC of the 4th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions 2009 (ICITST-2009)
  • PC of International Conference on the Next Generation Wireless System (NGWS 2009)
  • PC of International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems 2009 (Winsys 2009)
  • PC of International Conference on Advance of Computer Human Interaction (ACHI 2009)
  • PC of International Conference on Human Computer Interaction 2009 (HCI 2009)
  • PC of International conference on Intelligent User Interface (IUI 2009)
  • PC of MSRA Fellowship Program

2008

  • PC of ACM Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM 2008)
  • PC of International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2008)
  • PC of International Conference on Human Computer Interaction 2008 (HCI 2008)
  • PC of IEEE International Symposium on Biometrics and Security Technologies (ISBAST 2008)

  

Editorial Boards and Editors

 

Tutorials

  • A three-hour tutorial on Urban Computing, at CCF ADL, 2012.8.10 (Slides)
  • A three-hour tutorial at WWW 2012, "Tutorial on Location-based social networks", 2012.4.17 (Sldies).
  • An one-hour tutorial at ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2011, "Location-Based Social Networks". 2011.11.4 (Slides)

 

Media Interviews and Reports

 

Guest Lectures and Invited Talks

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2014.3.27
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2014.3.28
  • Invited talk at Xi’An Jiaotong University, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2013.12.6
  • Invited talk at Xidian University, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2013.12.6
  • Invited talk at Northwestern Polytechnical University, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2013.12.5
  • Invited talk at Huawei Noah'S Ark Lab, "Urban Computing with Big Data", Nov. 20, 2013.
  • Invited talk at Zhejiang University, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2014.6.8
  • Invited talk at Wuhan University of Science and Technology, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2013.12.27
  • Invited talk at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2013.12.26
  • Invited talk at Shenzhen University, "Urban Computing with Big Data", Nov. 20, 2013.
  • Invited talk at the 1st Forum on Computational Earth System Science, "Urban Computing with Big Data", Tsinghua University, Nov. 9, 2013.
  • Short talk at EmTech 2013, “When Air Quality Meets Big Data”, 2013.10.9
  • Invited talk at at MIT CEE, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2013.10.8
  • Invited talk at IBM Research at T.J. Watson, “Urban Computing with Big Data”, 2013.8.27
  • Invited talk at Microsoft Research at NYC, “Urban Computing with Big Data”, 2013.8.22
  • Invited talk at Nokia at Chicago, “Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges”, 2013.8.20
  • Invited talk at University of Illinois at Chicago, “Urban Computing with Big Data”, 2013.8.19
  • Invited talk at Chinese Academy of Sciences, ""Urban Computing with Big Data". 2013.5.22
  • Invited talk at The University of Melbourne, "Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges", 2013.4.16
  • Jointly invited talk at The University of Sydney and NICCTA, "Urban Computing: Using Big Data to Solve Urban Challenges", 2013.4.5
  • Invited talk at Beijing Urban Planning Institute, "Urban Computing with City Dynamics". 2012.11.29
  • Invited talk at Shanghai Jiaotong University, "Urban Computing with City Dynamics". 2012.11.21 (see more)
  • Invited talk at National Taiwan University, "Urban Computing with City Dynamics". 2012.11.15
  • Invited talk at Tsinghua University, "Urban Computing with City Dynamics". 2012.10.18
  • Database colloquium in Cornell University, "Urban Computing with City Dynamics". 2012.9.17 (see more)
  • Telecom Seminar in University of Pittsburgh. "Urban Computing with City Dynamics". 2012.9.15
  • Guest lecture in Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), "Urban Computing with City Dynamics". 2012.9.11
  • Invited talk at Institute of Information Sciences. "Urban Computing" 2012.5.10
  • Invited talk at the AI forum 2012. "Urban Computing". 2012.5.12
  • Guest lecture at National Chiao-Tong University of Taiwan. "Urban Computing" 2012.5.10 
  • Guest Lecture at Barabasi Lab in North Eastern University (USA), "Urban Computing". 2012.4.12
  • Guest lecture in MIT Media Lab, "Urban Computing: Using City Dynamics to Tackle the Biggest Challenges in Urban Spaces". (see more), 2012.4.10.
  • Invited talk at Hadoop in China 2011, "Urban Computing". 2011.12.3 (Slides)
  • Guest lecture at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Location-Based Social Networks". 2011.11.3 
  • The invited talk in CCF Young Computer Scientists & Engineers Forum, "Location-Based Social Networks". 2011.9.9
  • The invited talk in CCF Young Computer Scientists & Engineers Forum, "The Advance in Mobile Search". 2010.4.23
  • Keynote Speaker of GPS/LBS Forum, Wireless China Industry Summit 2009, Location-Based Services on the Cloud. 2009.9
  • Keynotes Speaker of GPS/LBS forum, Wireless China Industry Summit 2008, GPS 2.0
  • MSRA lecture: "On Publication of the Research", March 23, 2011.
  • The invited talk on Microsoft Location Summit 2010, T-Driver: Driving Directions Based on Taxi Traces. 2010,3.
  • The invited talk in France Telecom (Orange Lab.), LBS on the cloud. 2009.9
  • The invited talk on Microsoft Location Summit 2009, "GeoLife: a location-based social networking service"
  • Invited talk in Samsung Electronic Research, GeoLife: Understanding User Behavior Geospatially

 

Ph.D. Thesis Examiners

  • Kexin Xie, Supporting real-time query processing for advanced spatial database applications, University of Queensland, 2011
  • Hyoseok Yoon, Enriching Control of End-Users by Active User Participation. Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, 2012

 

Panelists

  • The Connected Cities Panel at EmTech 2013
  • Early Career Panel, at Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Databases (SSTD 2011).
  • Mobile applications, Wireless China Industry Summit 2010
  • Location-Based Services, Wireless China Industry Summit 2009
  • Location-Based Services, Wireless China Industry Summit 2008

 

Reviewers

  • Reviewer of the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences of United States (PNAS)
  • The paper Reviewer of IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), 2011, 2012
  • The paper Reviewer of the VLDB Journal, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • The paper Reviewer of IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineer (TKDE), 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • The paper Reviewer of ACM Transaction on the Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • The Paper Reviewer of ACM Transaction on the Web, 2008
  • The Paper Reviewer of International Journal on World Wild Web. 2009
  • The Paper Reviewer of International Journal on Geographic Information Systems. 2012
  • The Paper Reviewer of IEEE Journal on Intelligent Systems, 2009
  • The Paper Reviewer of IEEE Multimedia special issue on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, 2010
  • The Paper Reviewer of IEEE Transaction on Selected Area in Communication, 2006
  • Reviewed paper for IEEE Network, IEEE Computer (2006)
  • The Paper Reviewer of Internation Conference on WWW 2008, 2009, 2010
  • The Paper Reviewer of ACM SIGKDD 2010.
  • The Paper Reviewer of ACM Ubicomp 2010.
  • The Paper Reviewer of ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2008, 2009
  • Reviewed paper for ACM Multimedia conference (ACM MM'07)
  • The Paper Reviewer of MDM 2008, 2009
  • Reviewed paper for International Conference on Communication (ICC'07) 
  • The Book Reviewer of John Wiley and Sons