Visiting Professor

  • Professor of Statistics, Texas A&M University
    ​Research interests: S​tatisti​cs, Machine learning 

Research Scientist

  • Ph.D., University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    Research interests: Data Mining​​​​​​ and Information Retrieval​​
    First employment: Associate professor​ at School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University, China.

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Ph.D., City University of Hong Kong and University of Science and Technology of China
    Worked in MINE Lab from August 2016 to October 2017

    First employment: Associate Professor at Soochow University​, China​​
  • Ph.D., Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands
    Worked at MINE Lab during 
    April 2012 - April 2014.
    First employment: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Information Technology University  (ITU)​ , Punjab, Pakistan
  • Ph.D., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia​
    Worked at MINE Lab during January 2012 - January​ 2014.

    First employment: Postdoctoral Researcher at Griffith University, Australia, 2014​​
  • Ph.D., ​Nanyang Technological University, Singapore​
    ​​​​Worked at MINE Lab during February 2012 - November 2012.

    ​​First employment: JSPS Fellow at Kyoto University, Japan, 2012​​​​
  • Ph.D., Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
    ​​Worked at MINE Lab during December 2017 - June 2019.​​​

    First employment: Associate Professor at Xi'an Jiaotong University​, China​​
  • Ph.D., University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Worked in MINE lab from November 2016 to December 2017

    First employment: Researcher at CSIRO’s Data61, Australia​​
  • Ph.D., University of Paris 6 (UPMC), 
    Worked at MINE Lab during October 2014 to Mar 2016

    First employment: Research Staff at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR), Menlo Park, CA, US​​​​
  • Ph.D., University of Queensland, 
    Worked at MINE Lab during 
    February​ 2013 - December 2015.​

    First employment: Associate Professor, Wuhan University of Technology, China
  • ​Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, US
    Research interests: Data Mining and Machine Learning
    Worked at MINE Lab during May 2018 - May 2019.​

    ​​First employment: faculty member at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals​, Saudi Arabia. ​​​
  • Ph.D., University of Queensland, Australia​
    Worked at MINE Lab during 
    June 2013 - May 2014

    First Employment: Associate Professor, 
    Soochow University, China

Research Associate

  • Ph.D., KAUST
    Worked at MINE Lab during 
    July​ 2015 - July 2016.​

    First employment: Specially Appointed 
    Young Research Professor, Ningbo Institute
     of Industrial Technology, Chinese Academy of 
    Sciences, China, 2016

PhD Student

  • Portrait of A.Qahtan
    Pursued his Ph.D. degree at MINE Lab from August 2011 - May 2016
    Dissertation Title:  Efficient Estimation of Dynamic Density Function with Applications in Streaming Data. 

    Curent position: Assistant Professor, Department of Information and Computing Sciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands (after 3-year Postdoctoral researcher at QCRI in Qatar).

  • Pursued her Ph.D. degree at MINE Lab from 2011 - 2017.

    Dissertation Title:  Latent Feature Models for Uncovering Human 
    Mobility Patterns from Anonymized User Location Traces
    with Metadata.

    First employment: Lecturer at King Abdulaziz University (KAU)​.
  • Pursued her Ph.D. degree at MINE Lab from July 2013 to November 2019.

    Dissertation entitled “A Study of Fairness and Information Heterogeneity in Recommendation Systems”​.

    First employment: ML researcher and practitioner, Huawei Canada, Montreal.
  • Pursued his Ph.D. degree at MINE Lab 
    from 2012 - 2017 (M.S. from Stanford University)
    Dissertation Title:  Learning via Query Synthesis.​

    Current Position: Google Brain Team in Zurich​​ (after two-year lead data engineer at Saudi Aramco).
  • Pursued his Ph.D. degree at MINE Lab from September 2016 to December 2020.​

    Dissertation entitled “Exploring Entity Relationship in Pairwise Ranking: Adaptive Sampler and Beyond”.

    First employment: Senior Algorithm Engineer, Ant Group, Hangzhou, China
  • Pursued his Ph.D. degree at MINE Lab from August 2016 to September 2020.

    Dissertation entitled “Learning from Scholarly Attributed Graphs for Scientific Discovery”​.

    First employment: Research Scientist, Sony AI​, Tokyo, Japan.

Visiting Student

Master's Student

  • ​Research interests: ​​Recommender systems, Data mining​

    First employment: Ph.D. student at KAUST, 2013​​
  • ​​Research interests: Machine learning, data mining​​​​​​
  • Research interests: Data mining; HPC​​​​​​​

    First employment: Ph.D. student, University of Texas at Arlington​, 2013
  • Research interest: ​Data mining,  Machine learning​​

    First employment: Didi Chuxing​, Beijing, China, 2016

  • Research interest: Recommender systems​

    First employment: Saudi Aramco, 2011​
  • Research interests: Data mining; Machine Learning​​​​​​​

    First employment: Ph.D. student, KAUST, 2016​