Songhua Xing is a PhD candidate at Computer Science Department, Viterbi School of Engineering at University of Southern California. Currently, he works at InfoLab with Prof. Cyrus Shahabi.

He has a broad interest in the areas of the Geospatial and Multidimensional Databases, GIS applications and Location based Services, Multimedia and Computer Graphics. He has been working on the 
GeoDec (GeoSpatial Decision Making) project since 2006 and has several publications in the areas of Databases, GIS and Multimedia. He also serves on the program committee for database and multimedia conferences (e.g., DEXAICDIM).