Dr. Hui Li (李辉)




Ph.D Supervisor

School of Cyber Engineering
Xidian University

HUASHAN Scholar of Xidian University

His research interests include
data mining
data privacy and security

Dr. Li obtained my B.Eng from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2005, and Ph.D from Nanyang Technological University in 2012. Under the supervision of Associate Prof. Sourav S. Bhowmick, Dr Li used to be a member of Centre of Advanced Information Systems (renamed as DISCO now) during 2007 to 2011. He is currently affiliated with School of Cyber Engineering, Xidian University, and is a member of The State Key Laboratory of Integrated Services Network. His research interests includes social computing, knowledge discovery, graph mining and data privacy in big data. Many of his papers appear in major international conferences including VLDB, SIGMOD, KDD, ICDE, and journals like TKDE, VLDB J, TKDD, TIST, TDSC and etc.

He have been nominated as the Best Paper Award in ACM SIGMOD 2015!

The right cloud consists of the frequent keywords appeared in part of my representative papers.

  • Jan 2020: Our work on information diffusion in social networks, namely "BRUNCH: Branching Structure Inference of Hybrid Multivariate Hawkes Processes with Application to Social Media", is accepted by PAKDD 2020!

  • Dec 2019: Our demo on Movement-aware Location Selection (MALOS), namely "MALOS: A Movement-Aware Location Selection System", is accepted by EDBT 2020! The demo will be sooner availible in MALOS homepage.

  • Jul-Nov 2019: Our work on serial episode frequency evaluation, namely ONCE and ONCESpark, have been accepted by Information Sciences and Future Generation Computer Systems, respectively. The code and dataset are availible at ONCE and ONCESpark, respectively.

  • Sep 2019: Our another work on Movement-aware Location Selection (MALOS), namely "FROST: Movement History-conscious Facility Relocation", has been accepted by ACM TIST.

  • Jun 2019: Our another work on Movement-aware Location Selection (MALOS), namely "k-Collective Influential Facility Placement over Moving Object", is awarded the Best Paper Award Runner-Up in IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management, MDM 2019! The code and dataset are availible at kCollectiveFP.

  • Feb 2019: We've got the First Prize Award for Excellent Achievements in Scientific Research in Institutions of Higher Education, Shaanxi Province!

  • Nov-Dec 2018: We have three papers (working on Dimensionality Reduction, Differential Privacy and Influence Maximization) sequentially accepted by Multimedia Tools and Applications, Distributed and Parallel Databases and Complexity, respectively.

  • Oct 2018: One of our work on LSH has been awarded Best Student Paper Award and Best Paper Nomination Award in NDBC 2018!

  • Jul 2018: Dr. Hui Li is exceptionally (unique within the University during 2018) promoted to full Professor!

  • Jun 2018: Our another work on Movement-aware Location Selection (MALOS), namely "Place Your Next Branch with MILE-RUN: Min-dist Location Selection over User Movement", has been accepted by Information Sciences!

  • Oct 2017: Our work on "Community Identification in LBSN via Mobility Pattern" has been accepted by Information Sciences!

  • August 2017: Our work on "Secure High-dimensional kNN Query" has been accepted by IEEE Trans. on Big Data!

  • July 2017: Dr. Li have been promoted to PhD supervisor!

  • March 2017: QinCloudDB ver. 1.0a/1.0b are released! Ready for trial!

Research Grants:
  • Jan 2019 - Dec 2019
    HIRPO: Secure Training over Encrypted Image Data.
  • Jul 2018 - Jun 2020
    NEL-Dir. Fundation: Social Security Driven Desensitazation Standard and Sharing System.
  • Oct 2017 - Sep 2018
    CCF-Venustech: Secure Query Processing over Non-Relational Data.
  • Jan 2017 - Dec 2017
    HIRPO: Frequent Serial Episode Mining in Telecommunication Alarm Stream Using StreamDM.
  • Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
    NSFC: Competition-aware influence maximization problem in dynamic networks.
  • Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
    NSFC: Evolution-driven analysis of the correlation between multiple behavioral agents within online social networks.
  • Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
    SRF for ROC: Multi-level study over the evelutionary correlation in large online social networks.
  • May 2014 - Apr 2015
    HIRPO: User preference mining over heterogeneous mobile big data.

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Current Students:

ALL Graduated Students:

Name Degree Year of Graduate First Employment Publication (as a student) Notes
Yingfan Liu Master 2014 Ph.D in CUHK VLDB'14 Co-supervised with Prof. Cui
Miaomiao Cui Master 2015 Alibaba Neurocomp. 16 Co-supervised with Prof. Cui
Xiaobin Lin Master 2016 Meituan Group BigData'16 Co-supervised with Prof. Cui
Yanguo Peng Doctor 2016 Xidian University Inf. Sci. 17, Sci. China Info. Sci. 17 Co-supervised with Prof. Cui
Jingjing Li Bachelor 2017 Ph.D in CUHK Inf. Sci. 19
Wenzhuo Xue Master 2018 Huawei IEEE Tran. BigData 18 Co-supervised with Prof. Cui
Meng Wang Doctor 2018 Xi'an Polytechnic University TKDE 16, ICDE'17, Inf. Sci. 18, TIST 20 Co-supervised with Prof. Cui
Sizhe Peng Master 2019 Hikvision Inf. Sci. 19
Xue Meng Master 2019 Transwrap DAPD 19, APWEB'20
Chia Emmanuel Tungom Master 2019 Ph.D in SZU FGCS 19
Weiguo Wang Master 2020 Alibaba 密码学报 19, DASFAA'20, SIGMOD'21
Susu Yang Master 2020 Huawei Complexity 18
Dan Li Master 2020 Bank of China MDM'19 Best Paper Runner-up Award in MDM'19
Li Wang Master 2020 Huawei 4 patents!
Di Yang Master 2020 Huawei EDBT'20
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