Sheng Wang 王 胜

Third Year Ph.D. Student, My Resume

Room 14.10.32, Melbourne 3001 Victoria, Australia,

Research Interests

  • Trajectory Search and Exploration, Trip Planning, Intelligent Transportation System
  • Spatial Keyword Query, Information Retrieval
  • Time Series Data Analytics



  1. Sheng Wang, Zhifeng Bao, J. Shane Culpepper, Zizhe Xie, Qizhi Liu, Xiaolin Qin. Torch: A Search Engine for Trajectory Data. ACM SIGIR 2018, Ann Arbor Michigan, U.S.A. (ERA/CORE A*). (To appear) New
  2. Sheng Wang, Mingzhao Li, Yipeng Zhang, Zhifeng Bao, David Alexander Tedjopurnomoy, Xiaolin Qin. Trip Planning by an Integrated Search Paradigm. ACM SIGMOD 2018 Demo, Houston, U.S.A. (ERA/CORE A*). (To appear) New
  3. Sheng Wang, Zhifeng Bao, J. Shane Culpepper, Timos Sellis, and Gao Cong. Reverse k Nearest Neighbor Search over Trajectories (Extended abstract). IEEE ICDE 2018, Paris, France. (ERA/CORE A*) (Accepted) New
  4. Sheng Wang, Zhifeng Bao, Shixun Huang, and Rui Zhang. A Unified Processing Paradigm for Interactive Location-based Web Search. ACM WSDM 2018, pp 601-609, Los Angeles, U.S.A. (ERA/CORE A*) 
  5. Sheng Wang, Zhifeng Bao, J. Shane Culpepper, Timos Sellis, and Gao Cong. Reverse k Nearest Neighbor Search over Trajectories. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 30(4): pp 757-771, 2018. (ERA/CORE A)
  6. Munkh-Erdene Yadamjav, Sheng Wang, Zhifeng Bao, and Bang Zhang. Boosting Point-Based Trajectory Search with Quad-Tree. ADC 2017, pp 29-41, Brisbane, Australia. (Best Paper Award)
  7. Sheng Wang, Zhifeng Bao, Shane Culpepper, Timos Sellis, Mark Sanderson, and Xiaolin Qin. Answering Top-k Exemplar Trajectory Queries. IEEE ICDE 2017, pp 597-608, San Diego, U.S.A.(ERA/CORE A*). (PPT)
  8. Sheng Wang,  Xiaolin Qin, Zhifeng Bao, and Bohan Li.  Tide-tree: a Self-tuning Indexing Scheme for Hybrid Storage System. World Wide Web Journal, 2017, 20 (5), 1017-1045.(ERA/CORE A).
  9. Sheng Wang, Zhifeng Bao, Shane Culpepper, Timos Sellis, and Mark Sanderson, Munkh-Erdene Yadamjav.  Interactive Trip Planning Using Activity Trajectories. ADCS 2016, pp 77-80, Caulfield, Australia.
  10. Sheng Wang, Xiaolin Qin, Yao Shen, Bohan Li, and Wenhao Shi . Research on Durable CSB+-Tree Indexing Technology. Journal of Frontiers of Computer Science and Technology, 2015, 9(2): 182-192.
  11. Shen Yao, Xiaolin Qin, Sheng Wang, and Ning Wang. An Energy Management Strategy on IaaS. Journal of Computational Information Systems, 2014, 10(17): 7369-7381.
  12. Shen Yao, Ping Lu, Xiaolin Qin, Yuming Qian, and Sheng Wang. "Efficient Query Algorithm of Coallocation-Parallel-Hash-Join in the Cloud Data Center." In International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security, 2015, pp. 306-320, Nanjing, China. (Best Paper Award)
  13. Wenhao Shi, Guohua Jiang, Xiaolin Qin, Sheng Wang. Access control model research for HDFS based on user trust value. Journal of Frontiers of Computer Science and Technology, 2016, 10(1):25-35.


  • TISP: a trip planning system by an integrated search paradigm. Watch video.
  • Stravo: a novel time series data processing framework for intelligent analytics.
  • RkNNT: a basic tool to cluster those potential passengers for a route in an existing bus network based on transition data.
  • ETQ: a non-repetitive expansion-based searching framework for exemplar trajectory query.

Selected Awards


  • 2018-2020, First Student Participant, "Managing Spatial-textual Data to Support Efficient Processing of Location-aware Queries",  NSFC, 61728204.
  • 2014, SI, "Durable Main-memory Indexing Technology under Cloud Environment", SJZZ_043, Funding of Jiangsu Innovation Program for Graduate Education, ¥10000.

Professional Services

  • External reviewer: SIGIR 2017, VLDB 2017, ICDE 2017, CIKM 2017, SIGIR 2016, VLDB 2016.
  • Volunteer: IJCAI 2017.
  • Membership: ACM Student Member (SIGIR), IEEE Student Member.


    • 2018 Semester 1: Tutor, Big Data Management (COSC2636).
    • 2017 Semester 2: Marking Assistant, Java Programming 1(COSC2135OUA) .
    • 2017 Semester 1: Tutor, Big Data Infrastructure (COSC2636), Course Experience Survey.
    • 2016 Semester 2: Marking Assistant, Java Programming 1(COSC2135OUA)  .

    Invited talks


    Believed Quotes

    • Live up to your fullest potential!