Ee-Peng Lim 

SMU Director, Living Analytics Research Centre

Professor of Information Systems

School of Information Systems
Singapore Management University
(a member of i-School Caucus and CiSAP)
80 Stamford Road, Singapore 178902 (

Tel: +65-6828-0781 
Email: eplim(at)


  • PhD, University of Minnesota,Minneapolis
  • BSc, National University of Singapore

Recent Activities  

Vice Chair, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM2013), Dallas, USA, December 2013.

Invited Speaker, Trends in Social Network Research, Taipei Workshop, Taipei, 15-16 November, 2013.

Invited Speaker, CENS Workshop on Social Media and Digital Maturity, Singapore, 31 October-1 November, 2013.

Program Co-Chair, The 5th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo2013), Kyoto, Japan, November 25-27, 2013.

Invited Speaker, 48th Meeting of APEC TEL, 16-21 September 2013, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Program Co-Chair, 2013 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM2013), Niagara Falls, Canada, August 25-28, 2013.

Invited Speaker, Data Value Chain as a Service
A*STAR Thematic Strategic Research Programme Workshop, Singapore July 18, 2013.

Members of Journal Editorial Boards


Current PhD Students

Graduated PhD Students

  • Aixin Sun 
    (now an Associate Professor at NTU)
  • Myo Myo Naing 
    (in Yangon, Myanmar)
  • Yida Wang 
    (now working in financial industry)
  • Hady Wirawan Lauw 
    (now an Assistant Professor at SMU)
  • Qi He 
    (Co-Supervised with Kuiyu Chang, now a Senior Researcher at IBM Almaden)
  • Meiqun Hu 
    (now a researcher at Business Analytics Translational Centre, A*Star, Singapore)
  • Hanbo Dai 
    (now a lecturer at Hubei University)
  • Freddy Chong-Tat Chua
    (HP Labs, Silicon Valley)
  • Tuan-Anh Hoang
    (now at L3S Research Centre,
    Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany)
  • Wei Gong
    (Silicon Valley Industry)
  • Minh-Duc Luu
    (now a
    Data Scientist
    Global Fashion Group, Singapore)

  • Thanh-Nam Doan
  • Wen-Haw Chong
  • Roy LEE Ka-Wei 

Short Bio

Ee-Peng Lim is a professor at the School of Information Systems of Singapore Management University (SMU).  He received Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in 1994 and B.Sc. in Computer Science from National University of Singapore.  His research interests include social network and web mining, information integration, and digital libraries.  He is the co-Director of the Living Analytics Research Center (LARC) jointly established by SMU and Carnegie Mellon University.  He is currently an Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), ACM Transactions on the Web (TWeb), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Information Processing and Management (IPM), Social Network Analysis and Mining, Journal of Web Engineering (JWE), IEEE Intelligent Systems, International Journal of Digital Libraries (IJDL) and International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining (IJDWM).  He was a member of the ACM Publications Board until December 2012.  He serves on the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL), Pacific Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD), and International Conference on Social Informatics (Socinfo).

Duc Minh LuuEe-Peng LimFreddy Chong Tat ChuaOn Modeling Brand Preferences in Item Adoptions. ICWSM 2014. (new)

Ee-Peng Lim, Denzil Correa, David Lo, Michael Finegold, Feida Zhu.  Reviving Dormant Ties in an Online Social Network Experiment.  The International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), July 2013, Boston.

Ming Gao, Ee-Peng Lim, David Lo.  R-Energy for Evaluating Robustness of Dynamic Networks.  ACM Conference on Web Science, May 2-4, 2013, Paris.

Juan Du, Feida Zhu, Ee-Peng Lim. Dynamic Label Propagation in Social Networks.  The 18th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA2013), April 22-25, 2013, Wuhan, China. 

Palanteer: A Search Engine for Community Generated Microblogging Data

Ee-Peng Lim
Palakorn AchananuparpPalanteer: A Search Engine for Community Generated Microblogging Data. ICADL 2012: 239-248, Taipei, Taiwan, 2012.

Information Diffusion

Tuan-Anh HoangWilliam W. CohenEe-Peng LimDouglas PierceDavid P. RedlawskPolitics, sharing and emotion in microblogs. ASONAM 2013: 282-289. 

Tuan-Anh HOANG and Ee-Peng LIM. Retweeting: An Act of Viral Users, Susceptible Users, or Viral Topics?  SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM13), 2013. 

Network Mining

Freddy Chong Tat Chua, Richard J. Oentaryo and Ee-Peng Lim. Modeling Temporal Adoptions Using Dynamic Matrix Factorization. IEEE International Conference on Data Mining. ICDM 2013.(new)

David LoDidi SurianPhilips Kokoh PrasetyoKuan ZhangEe-Peng LimMining direct antagonistic communities in signed social networks. Inf. Process. Manage. 49(4): 773-791 (2013)

Kuan ZhangDavid LoEe-Peng LimPhilips Kokoh PrasetyoMining indirect antagonistic communities from social interactions. Knowl. Inf. Syst. 35(3): 553-583 (2013)