Supervision

Current Research Associates

Current Students (under my main supervision)

  • Le Pan, PhD student, from Tongji University, September 2020
  • Yao Liu, PhD student, from Zhejiang University, September 2020
  • Jing Du, PhD student, from Northwestern Polytechnical University, September 2020
  • Zesheng Ye, PhD student, from UNSW, August 2020
  • Wei Cui, Master by Research student, from University of Wollongong, August 2020
  • Xiaocong Chen, PhD student, from UNSW, August 2020
  • Yun Li, PhD student, from Nanjing University, October 2019
    • CIKM 2020 Student Grant
  • Xuesong Wang, PhD student, from Tongji University, August 2019
  • Yuanjiang Cao, PhD student, from Harbin Institute of Technology, March 2019
    • ACM SIGIR 2020 Student Grant

  • Zhe Liu, PhD student, from Jilin University, September 2018
  • Zhihui Li, PhD student, from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, August 2018
    • AAAI-19 Student Travel Grant
  • May S. Altulayan, PhD student, from King Saud University, Mar 2018 -
  • Feng Yuan, PhD student, from University of Science and Technology of China, Jan 2018 -
    • ACM SIGIR 2019 Student Travel Grant

    • IJCAI 2019 Student Travel Grant
  • Lei Bai, PhD student, from Xidian University, August 2017 -
    • First job is a PostDoc at University of Sydney

    • IJCAI 2019 Student Travel Grant

    • Global Fellow Programme 2019 (only 4 awardees universitywide, only representative from Faulty of Engineering)

    • PAKDD 2019 Student Travel Grant
  • Usama Salama, PhD student (part-time), May 2016 -

Current Students (working closely)

  • Can Li, PhD student, from Rutgers University, March 2019 (Co-supervisor, with Wei Liu and S. Travis Waller)
  • Jason Emery, PhD student (Co-supervisor, with Ismet Canbulat and Chengguo Zhang)
    • Current Visiting Students

      • Qingyang Li, PhD student from Northwestern Polytechnical University University, Sep. 2019 -

      Current Research Project Students

      • Yue Wu, Honours Student, June. 2020 -

      Alumni

      • Dalin Zhang, from University of Chinese Academy of Science (Primary Supervisor, thesis submitted on 14 Feb 2020)
        • First job is a tenure track Assistant Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark

      • Kaixuan Chen, from Xi'an Jiaotong University (Primary Supervisor, awarded on 02 April 2020)
        • Dean’s Award for Outstanding PhD Theses
        • First job is a tenure track Assistant Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark
        • Selected to attend the Rising Stars: Women in Engineering Workshop 2019
        • IJCAI 2019 Student Travel Grant
        • AAAI-19 Student Travel Grant
      • Xiang Zhang, PhD student, from Harbin Institute of Technology, (Primary Supervisor, thesis submitted on 05 Nov 2019)
        • First job is a PostDoc in Harvard Medical School
        • Engineering PhD Summit of EPFL 2019 (11 recipients worldwide)
        • KDD 2019 Student Travel Grant
        • 2018 Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Human-Computer Interactions (only 4 awardees in Australia)
      • Manqing Dong, PhD student, from City Univeristy of Hong Kong, (Primary Supervisor, awarded on 05 Dec 2019, PostDoc at UNSW)
        • First job is a PostDoc at UNSW
        • PAKDD 2019 Student Travel Grant
      • Shuai Zhang, PhD student, from Nanjing University, (Primary Supervisor, awarded on 20 Nov 2019, Postdoc at ETH Zurich)
        • First job is a PostDoc at ETH Zurich
        • NeurIPS 2019 Student Travel Grant
        • Internship at Amazon
        • IJCAI 2019 Student Travel Grant
        • AAAI-19 Student Travel Grant
        • ACM SIGIR 2017 Travel Grant
      • Xiaodong Ning, PhD student at UNSW, from Nanyang Technological University, (Primary Supervisor, awarded on 19/06/2019, Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange)
      • Tran Khoi Nguyen,PhD student at UoA (Co-supervisor, Feb 2015 - Sept. 2018)
      • Abdullah Masod O Alfazi, PhD student at UoA (Co-supervisor, S2 2013 - July 2017)
      • Wenjie Ruan, PhD student at UoA (Co-supervisor, March 2014 - May 2017)
      • Xu Wang, PhD student from Tsinghua University, Feb. 2019 -
      • Huan Liu, PhD student from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Sept. 2018 -
      • Lei Wang, PhD student from Nanjing University, Sept. 2018 -
      • Yang Xiao, PhD student from Xidian University, Sept. 2017 -
      • Xiaoqing Zhang, PhD student from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, August 2017 -
      • Yuxi Yang, CSC Visiting student from Fudan University, March 2016 - July 2016
      • Xigang Yuan, PhD student from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Sept 2016 -
      • Xiaocong Chen, "Multi-contextual Collaborative Recommendation", Honors Student, Mar. 2018 -
      • Shan Wang, Bachelor, Sept. 2019 -
      • Zesheng Ye, Honours Student, Mar. 2019 -
      • Chang Ge, Bachelor of Software Engineering Student, Mar. 2019 -
      • Guozhao Luo, Master of Computer Science, Mar. 2019 -
      • Keith Lai, "Enabling Silent Communications by Deep Decoding Brain Signals", Bachelor of Software Engineering/Commerce Student, Mar. 2018 -
      • William Guo, "Citywide Human Mobility Pattern Modelling and Visualisation", Bachelor of Software Engineering/Commerce Student, Mar. 2018 -
      • Bohan Yu, "EEG-Based Brain Controlled Smart Phone through Deep Learning", Bachelor Student, Mar. 2018 -
      • Lin Tang, "Detecting Abnormal Daily Activities from Activity-aware Sensor Networks", Master Research Project, 2015 - 2016
      • You Mu, "Activity Pattern Discovery via Analysing Sensor Streams in Smart Home", Master Research Project, 2015 - 2016
      • Guangyang Qi, "Are You in a Good Mood or Bad Mood? Sensing Emotions via Your Smart Phone", Master Research Project, 2015 - 2016 and Research Assistant, Oct 2016 - Mar 2017.
      • Stefan Goiangiuliani,"Indoor Localization via Bluetooth Beacon Propagation", Bachelor CS (Advanced) Research Project, 2015
      • Zhen Zhu, "Trust based Social Recommendation", Master Research Project, 2015
      • Xiaogang (Norm) Dong, "Building Linked Events from Ubiquitous Sensing Data Over Internet of Things", Honors Research Project, 2015
      • Yan Zhou, "A Fall Detection and Prevention System based on Smartphones", Master Research Project, 2015
      • Jack Gerrits, "Building Harry Potter's Marauders Map via Internet of Things", Bachelor CS (Advanced) Research Project, 2015. Microsoft Internship 2015
      • Leon Chea, "Automatically Detect Social Actions via an Accelerometer in Smartphone", Bachelor CS (Advanced) Research Project, 2015
      • Yuchieh (Henry) Yang, "Do I Use My Smartphone Wrong? Automatically Recognize Unhealthy Use of Smartphones", Bachelor CS (Advanced) Research Project, 2015
      • Wan Zou, "Unified Human Activity and Sensor Locations Recognition From Wearable Inertial Sensors", Master Research Project, 2014 - 2015
      • Andrew Pham, "Preventing False Fire Alarm by Making Things Talking", Bachelor CS (Advanced) Research Project, 2014. Microsoft Internship 2014
      • Zhi Yang, "Human Action Recognition via Learning Body-worn Low-level Sensing Data", Master Research Project, 2014
      • Qi He, "Exploring Context-aware Location Recommendation with Mining Location-based Social Networks", Master Research Project, 2014
      • Bobaker Madi, "A Probabilistic Latent Model for Web Service QoS Prediction", Master Research Project, 2012 - 2013
      • Yuguo Li, "Building a RESTful Localization Web Service for Web of Things", Honors Research Project, 2011 - 2012

      Visiting Scholars

      • Prof. Dongyun Gu, from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Feb 2017
      • Dr. Jian Yu, from Auckland University of Technology, Dec 2016
      • Dr. Xue Li, from Harbin Institute of Technology, August 2016 -
      • Dr. Chunguang Li, from Changzhou Institute of Technology Dec 2016 -
      • Dr. Wei Liang, Dec 2016 - Dec 2017