Lu Yu and Uchenna Akujuobi Successfully Completed Their PhDs in MINE Lab.

Lu Yu and Uchenna Akujuobi Successfully Completed Their PhDs in MINE Lab.

12/4/2020
​MINE Lab has recently graduated two PhDs: Lu Yu and Uchenna Akujuobi. 
Lu completed his PhD dissertation entitled “Exploring Entity Relationship in Pairwise Ranking: Adaptive Sampler and Beyond”. During his PhD study at MINE Lab, Lu published papers at KDD (1 paper),  AAAI (2 papers), ICDM (1 paper),  WWW (2 papers), IJCAI (2 papers), SDM (1 paper) and BigData (1 paper). Lu will joined  Ant Group (an affiliate company of the Chinese Alibaba Group) as a Senior Algorithm Engineer . 

Uche’s PhD dissertation is entitled “Learning from Scholarly Attributed Graphs for Scientific Discovery”.  During his PhD study at MINE Lab, Uche published papers at NeurIPS (1 paper),  TKDE (1 papers), ICDM (2 papers),  WSDM (1 paper), and BigData (1 paper).  Uche has joined  Sony AI  at Tokyo, Japan as a research scientist. ​

Last year,  Basmah Altaf completed her thesis entitled "A Study of Fairness and Information Heterogeneity in Recommendation Systems", and is currently working as an ML researcher and practitioner, Huawei, Montreal, Canada.

​So far, MINE lab have graduated 6 PhDs. Congratulations to all of them!