Haixun Wang

Research Scientist, Google Research
Email: haixun @ google . com
Tel: +1-914-486-2451

I joined Google Research (Mountain View) in 2013. From 2009-2013, I was with Microsoft Research (Asia) where I led the database team. From 2000-2009, I was with IBM Research (Watson). I received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1994 and 1996, the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of California, Los Angeles in June, 2000.

Research Interest:
  • Text Analytics, Natural Language Processing
  • Knowledge Base, Semantic Network, Artificial Intelligence
  • Database Language and System, Graph Data Management
  • Best Paper Award, Short Text Understanding Through Lexical-Semantic Analysis, in the 31st International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2015
  • ICDM 10 Year Highest Impact Paper Award, Moment: Maintaining closed frequent itemsets over a stream sliding window (published in ICDM 2004).
  • Best Student Paper Runner-Up Award, Inverse Time Dependency in Convex Regularized Learning, in the 9th International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2009
  • Best Paper Award, Modeling and Querying E-Commerce Data in Hybrid Relational-XML DBMSs, in the 27th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER), 2008
Projects (at Microsoft Research):

I initiated and led two projects at Microsoft Research Asia:

  • Probase: a data driven semantic network for text understanding
  • Trinity: a distributed graph engine on a memory cloud
Recent Community Services (since 2008):
  • Associate Editor Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), 2010 -
  • Associate Editor IEEE Transaction on Data Engineering (TKDE), 2009 - 2014
  • Associate Editor Journal of Computer Science and Engineering (JCST), 2009 -
  • Associate Editor Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD), 2012 -
  • Industry track PC co-chair, WWW 2013
  • PC co-chair, CIKM 2012
  • PC co-chair, ICMLA 2011
  • PC co-chair, WAIM 2011
  • PC co-chair, ICDE 2009 demo track
  • PC co-chair, ICDM 2008 demo track
  • SDM 2011 Senior PC, ICDE 2011 PC
  • SIGMOD 2010 PC, VLDB 2010 Industrial track PC, ICDE 2010 PC, SIGKDD 2009 Senior PC
  • ICDE 2009 PC, ICDM 2009 Senior PC, SDM 2008 Senior PC, VLDB 2008 PC, ICDE 2008 PC
  • Workshop Chair, Cloud DB (Associated with CIKM 2009)
  • Workshop Chair, Mining Multi-source Data (Associated with ICDM 2009, 2010)

Blog Curriculum Vita Publications Software & System/