General Information

I am a PhD student in Data Mining Group of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.   My research interest is data mining, including outlier detection, crowdsourcing, and social network analysis.   My advisor is Professor Jiawei Han.

Before I join Illinois, I received my Bachelor degree from Tsinghua University.   I was working with Professor Jie Tang.

Here is my CV.


Department of Computer Sciene, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Aug 2013 - Present
PhD student in Computer Science

Department of Computer Sciene and Technology, Tsinghua University
Aug 2009 - Jul 2013
B. Eng. in Computer Science and Technology


Research Intern, IBM Research, Almaden
May 2017 - Jul 2017.

Research Intern, Microsoft Research, Redmond
May 2016 - Aug 2016.

Software Engineering Intern, LinkedIn
May 2014 - Aug 2014.

Worked on crowdsourcing and machine learning.

Research Intern, Knowledge Engineering Group, Tsinghua University
Sep 2010 - Jul 2013, advised by Professor Jie Tang.

Worked on research topics on data mining in social networks, which includes but not limited to social ties inference, user behavior studies, social influence analysis and user recommendation. Also worked on machine learning algorithms including active learning and semi-supervised learning. Participated in development of ArnetMiner.

Research Intern, Department of Computer Science, Cornell University
Jul 2012 - Aug 2012, advised by Professor John Hopcroft.

Worked on theoretical aspects in computing. Engaged in research project of detecting overlapping communities and separability of social networks.


Honors and Awards


My last name is pronounced as "dr-WU-UNG".
I was born in Xiamen (a.k.a. Amoy).

Proficient at C/C++, Java, Python, MATLAB, LaTeX.