Associate Professor
BEng, MEng (Tsinghua); PhD (Toronto)
Department of Computer Science
The University of Hong Kong

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I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hong Kong. I received my Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Toronto, Canada, and both my M.Engr. and B.Engr. degrees from the Department of Computer Science and Technology in Tsinghua University, China.

Research Interest

My current research interests span cloud computing, distributed machine learning/big data analytics systems, network function virtualization, and intelligent technologies for elderly care. My research features performance modeling and algorithm design for various network systems using optimization, algorithmic game theory, and machine learning methods. I also design and implement various systems using relevant methods. Please see my research projects and publications for more details.


Phone: (852) 2857 8459
Fax: (852) 2559 8447
Office: Room 427, Chow Yei Ching Building
Mailing address:
Department of Computer Science
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong


August 2019: I am looking for self-organized, well-motivated PhD students, postdoc researchers and RAs to work on a variety of topics in distributed machine learning and big data analytics algorithms and systems, IoT and AI technologies and systems for smart elderly care, and data privacy preservation. Candidates with solid background and/or strong interest in mathematical modeling and analysis, and candidates with solid programming skills and/or strong interest in building systems are both very welcome. Please contact me by email with your CV (please include your GPA and rank).

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