Dr. Miao Xie (谢淼)

Senior Algorithm Engineer & Research Scientist, Damo Academy, Alibaba Group, Beijing, China.

Email: 0520shui[AT]163.com

  • 2018 - Now:   Damo Academy, Alibaba Group.
  • 2016 - 2018:  Senior Engineer & Research Scientist, CSI Euler Department, Huawei, China.
  • 2014 - 2015:  Visiting Ph.D student, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.  The Data Management Research Group (DANTE) of NTUSupervisor Prof. Gao Cong.
  • 2010 - 2016:  Ph.D Candidate in University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), China.  Supervisor: Prof. Qing Wang.
  • 2009 - 2010: Beihang University, Research Assistant supervised by Prof.Aihua Ren, China.
  • 2008.7 - 2008.8: University of California, Davis (UCD), Visiting Student in Computer Sciences, China.
  • 2006 - 2010: China Agriculture University (CAU), Bachelor in Computer Sciences, China.

Research Interests:

  • Online Decision Making: online learning algorithm, online bandit algorithm, reinforcement learning algorithm etc.
  • Social network Analysis and Big Data: influence diffusion, finding influential users in social networks and social media mining etc.
  • Software Engineering: software process techniques, model checking applications and formal methods etc.
  • Parallel and Distributed Computing for Big Data and System: distributed model checking, parallel graph matching etc.


  • Chaohui Wang, Miao Xie, Sourav S Bhowmick, Byron Choi, Xiaokui Xiao, Shuigeng Zhou       
         FERRARI: an efficient framework for visual exploratory subgraph search in graph databases
         The VLDB Journal, 1-26, 2020, Core A*, CCF A.
  • Yi Peng, Miao Xie, Jiahao Liu, Xuying Meng, Nan Li, Cheng Yang, Tao Yao, Rong Jin       
         A practical semi-parametric contextual bandit
         In Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2019), Core A*, CCF A.
  • Junjie Wang, Song Wang, Jianfeng Chen, Tim Menzies, Qiang Cui, Miao Xie, Qing Wang        
         Characterizing Crowds to Better Optimize Worker Recommendation in Crowdsourced Testing
         IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering2019,  Core A*, CCF A.
  • Chaohui Wang, Miao Xie, Sourav S Bhowmick, Byron Choi, Xiaokui Xiao, Shuigeng Zhou        
         An Indexing Framework for Efficient Visual Exploratory Subgraph Search in Graph Databases
         In Proceedings of 35th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2019 Demo), Core A*, CCF A.
  • Miao Xie, Sourav S Bhowmick, Hao Su, Gao Cong, Wook-Shin Han         
         PANDA: A System for Partial Topology-based Search on Large Networks
         In Proceedings of 44th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2018 Demo), Core A*, CCF A.
  • Miao Xie,  Qing Wang, Guowei Yang, Mingshu Li         
         COCOON: Crowdsourced Testing Quality Maximization Under Context Coverage Constraint.
         IEEE the 28th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE 2017), Acceptance rate: 31.5%. Core A, CCF B.
  • Qiang Cui, Junjie Wang, Guowei Yang, Miao Xie, Qing Wang, Mingshu Li
         Who Should Be Selected to Perform a Task in Crowdsourced Testing? 
         IEEE Computer Society Signature Conference on Computers, Software, and Applications (COMPSAC 2017). Acceptance rate: 20%. Core B, CCF C. 
  • Miao Xie, Qing Wang, Qiang Cui, Guowei Yang, Mingshu Li
CQM: Coverage-constrained Quality Maximization in Crowdsourcing Test.  [poster]
         IEEE/ACM 39th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2017). Acceptance rate: 16%. Core A*, CCF A.
          PANDA: Towards Partial Topology-based Search on Large Networks in a Single Machine. [poster]
          The VLDB Journal, Springer-Verlag. 2017. SCI IF=4.269. Core A*, CCF A. 
DynaDiffuse:A Dynamic Diffusion Model for Continuous Time Constrained Influence Maximization. [pdf] [poster]
In Proc. AAAI 2015Acceptance rate: 26.67%. Core A*, CCF A.
  • Miao Xie, Qiusong Yang, Jian Zhai, Qing Wang
A vertex centric parallel algorithm for linear temporal logic model checking in Pregel
Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Volume 74, Issue 11, November 2014, Pages 3161-3174, ISSN 0743-7315,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpdc.2014.07.009SCI IF=1.930. Core A*, CCF B.
  • Wei-Heng LI , Miao Xie, Jian Zhai, Qiusong Yang
Approach to Verify the Process Instantiation Model with Time and Resource Constraints
Computer Systems & Applications, in Chinese, 2014
  • Aihua Ren, Miao Xie, Electronic Industry Press
Computer Graphics and Application
ISBN: 978-7-121-12183-8, This book was well named as one of the Beijing Boutique College Textbooks. 2011.


  • Miao Xie, An Action-Aware Miner for Interactive Graph Matching, 2017
Patent No. 20171010950.7, China.
    • Miao Xie, Yingliang Yao, A Data Driven Approach for Preventing Deny of Service Attacks in TEE based Mobile Devices, 2017
    Patent No. 201711124979.3, China.
    • Haibo Chen, Nan Wang, Shanxi Chen, Miao Xie, A Hardware Tracer Based Control Flow Integrity Detection Method for Mobile Devices, 2017
    Patent No. 201710952362.4, China.
      • Miao Xie, An Automatic Crowdsourcing Strategy Mining Approach for Mobile App Testing, 2017
      Patent No. 201710340474.4, China.
      • Qing Zhang, Miao Xie, Jui Shangling, A System for Image Aesthetic Scoring, 2017
      Patent No. 201711351283.4, China.
      • Miao Xie, Lianghe Zhang, Yihui Deng, Yang Xu, An Automatic Analysis Approach for Modeling Security Objectives of A System, 2017
      Patent No. 201711384203.5, China.
      • YingFei Zhang, Miao Xie, Heng Zhang, Qiusong Yang, An Effective Parallel Model Checker on Single Machine with Multi-Core, 2016
                Patent No. 201610270109.6, China.
      • Miao Xie, Qing Wang, Qiusong Yang, A Graph Pattern Matching Approach for Fuzzy Relationship, 2015
                Patent No. 201510477815.3, China.
      • Miao Xie, Qing Wang, Qiusong Yang, A Stochastic Model Checking Based Approach to Predict Information Diffusion Maximal Spreads in Online Social Media, 2014
      Patent No. 201410379964.1, China.

      Professional Services: 

      • ASONAM 15; AAAI 18, 19, 20; IJCAI 19,20; PC Member.
      • NIPS 2016, External Reviewer.

      Professional Talks: 


      • Technology Breakthrough Award, Huawei, 2017

      • Outstanding Ph.d graduate award, Beijing Ministry of Education, 2016

      • Outstanding Ph.d graduate award, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2016

      • National scholarship for Ph.d graduate students, China Ministry of Education, 2014

      • Pacemaker to Merit Student and Outstanding Student Scholarship, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2014 and 2015

      • National Outstanding Graduates, 2010

      • China Agriculture University Outstanding Graduates, 2010