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Qiankun Zhao is a permanent researcher at the user modeling and data mining group in Telefonica I + D at Madrid, Spain from July 2009. Before that he was a research scientist at AOL Labs China at Beijing since June 2007, where he build and lead the research team in China. He also worked as a Postdoc Research Fellow at Penn State University, College of IST, with Dr. Prasenjit Mitra and C. Lee Giles in the ChemXSeer project from May 2006 to May 2007. Qiankun did his PhD study at School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, with Dr. Sourav Bhowmick from 2002 to 2006. During March 2005 to Sept 2005, Qiankun did his internship at Microsoft Research Asia with Dr Tie-Yan Liu and Dr Wei-Ying Ma. Before that, Qiankun got his bachelor degree from the college of management major in management information system from HUST, Wuhan China, in 2001. He was/is also involved in a few internet related startups and he co-founded two startup companies in China.
Honors and Awards:
1) Sourav Bhowmick, Qiankun Zhao, Xin Zheng, and Kai Yi. Characterizing and Predicting Community Members from Evolutionary and Heterogeneous Networks. ACM CIKM 2008
2) Yang Song, Ziming Zhuang, Huajing Li, Qiankun Zhao, Jia Li, Wang-chien Lee, C. Lee Giles, "Real-time Automatic Tag Recommendation", to appear at the 31st Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference, July 2008, Singapore
3) SHU HUANG, Qiankun Zhao, Prasenjit Mitra, C. Lee Giles. Hierarchical Location and Topic based Query Expansion. AAAI 2008
4) Qiankun Zhao, Prasenjit Mitra, Dongwon Lee, and Jaewoo Kang. HICCUP: Hierarchical Clustering Based Value Imputation using Heterogeneous Gene Expression Microarray Datasets. IEEE BIBE 2007
5) Qiankun Zhao, Prasenjit Mitra, Bi Chen: Temporal and Information Flow Based Event Detection from Social Text Streams. AAAI 2007: 1501-1506
6) Bi Chen, Qiankun Zhao, et al. Temporal and Social Network Based Blogging Behavior Prediction in BlogSpace. IEEE ICDM 2007.
7) Shu Huang, Qiankun Zhao, Prasenjit Mitra, C. Lee Giles: Query Expansion Using Topic and Location. ICDM Workshops 2007.
8) Qiankun Zhao, Bi Chen, Prasenjit Mitra: Event Detection from Social Media Stream. International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM) 2007.
9) Qiankun Zhao, Prasenjit Mitra, C. Lee Giles: Image annotation by hierarchical mapping of features. WWW 2007: 1237-1238
10) Qiankun Zhao, Tie-Yan Liu, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Wei-Ying Ma: Event detection from evolution of click-through data. KDD 2006: 484-493
11) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Le Gruenwald: Cleopatra: Evolutionary Pattern-Based Clustering of Web Usage Data. PAKDD 2006: 323-333
12) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Aixin Sun: iWed: An Integrated Multigraph Cut-Based Approach for Detecting Events from a Website. PAKDD 2006: 351-360
13) Qiankun Zhao, Steven C. H. Hoi, Tie-Yan Liu, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Michael R. Lyu, Wei-Ying Ma: Time-dependent semantic similarity measure of queries using historical click-through data. WWW 2006: 543-552
14) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Sanjay Kumar Madria: Research Issues in Web Structural Delta Mining. Foundations and Novel Approaches in Data Mining 2006: 272-289
15) Qiankun Zhao, Ling Chen, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Sanjay Kumar Madria: XML structural delta mining: Issues and challenges. Data Knowl. Eng. 59(3): 627-651 (2006)
16) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Le Gruenwald: Mining conserved XML query paths for dynamic-conscious caching. CIKM 2005: 219-220
17) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Le Gruenwald: WAM-Miner: in the search of web access motifs from historical web log data. CIKM 2005: 421-428
18) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick: FASST Mining: Discovering Frequently Changing Semantic Structure from Versions of Unordered XML Documents. DASFAA 2005: 724-735
19) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Mukesh K. Mohania, Yahiko Kambayashi: Discovering frequently changing structures from historical structural deltas of unordered XML. CIKM 2004: 188-197 (Best Paper Award)
20) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick, Sanjay Kumar Madria: Discovering Pattern-Based Dynamic Structures from Versions of Unordered XML Documents. DaWaK 2004: 77-86
21) Qiankun Zhao, Sourav S. Bhowmick: Mining History of Changes to Web Access Patterns. PKDD 2004: 521-523
· US (12): C Lee Giles (ACM and IEEE Fellow), Prasenjit Mitra, Dongwon Lee, Yang Song, Ziming Zhuang, Huajing Li, Jia Li, Wang-Chien Lee, Shu Huang, Bi Chen, Le Gruenwald, and Sanjay Kumar Madria
· Germany (1): Ling Chen
· Singapore (3): Sourav Bhowmick, Aixin Sun, Steve Hoi.
· Japan (1): Yahiko Kambayashi (IEEE Fellow)
· Korea (1): Jaewoo Kang
· India (1): Mukesh Mohania
· China (5): Wei-Ying Ma, Tie-Yan Liu, Michael R. Lyu (IEEE Fellow), Xin Zheng, Kai Yi
Copyright 2007 (R) Qiankun Zhao