Bio

Associate Professor in Data Analytics

Associate Professor in Data Analytics (2015 – now)
Department of Computer Science, Middlesex University, UK
– Six data science projects with a total funding over £300k in the areas including defence, intelligence, autonomous driving, and social media.
– Co-founder of the MSc by Research in Data Science

Senior Lecture in Visual Analytics (2010 – 2015)
Department of Computer Science, Middlesex University, UK
– Seven data science projects with total funding of £12 million in the area of big data and intelligence
analysis
– Founder of the MSc by Research in Visual Analytics (the first of its kind in UK).

Bioinformatics Specialist (2009 — 2010)
The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australia National University, Australia
– Phenomics Ontology Driven Database
– Next-Generation DNA Sequencing data management

Senior Research Scientist (2008 — 2009)
ICT Centre, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia
– Leader of the visual analysis team for the Australian National Cancer Genomics flagship (total funding A$100 million)

Research Fellow (2004 — 2008)
National ICT Australia/School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney, Australia
– Development of novel analysis and visualisation methods for large networks.
– Contribute to popular 3D network visualisation software GEOMI

Before joining NICTA, I received my PhD in Computer Science in 2004 from the University of Queensland. Before that, I graduated from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1999 with two bachelor degrees: one in Computer Science , the other in Business.