Professional services

·         HKUST service

·         May 2020 – present. Member, university academic planning committee on synthetic biology.

·         Aug 2019 – present. CSE Undergraduate Program Coordinator; Member, CSE Executive Committee; Member, CSE Curriculum Committee; Member, Engineering Undergraduate Studies Committee (EUSC), School of Engineering.

·         Aug 2015 – Dec 2017, Jan-Jul 2019: Chair, CSE Alumni Affairs Committee; Member, CSE Executive Committee.

·         Aug 2017 – Dec 2017, Jan-July 2019: Member, RMBI (Risk Management and Business Intelligence) Undergraduate Program Committee

·         Aug 2016 – Dec 2017: Member, CSE Web Site Revamp Committee.

·         Jan 2016 – Dec 2017: Member, MSc BDT (Big Data Technology) Program Committee

·         Aug 2015 – Dec 2017: Member, CSE Faculty Search Committee.

·         Feb 2012 – present: Member, University ad-hoc committees on High-Performance Computing, Computational Sciences

·         Aug 2013 – July 2015: CSE Postgraduate Program Coordinator

·         Aug 2011 – July 2013: Chair, Departmental Scholarships Committee; Member, Undergraduate Recruiting and Outreach Committee; FYP Second Reader Team; and Research Planning and Industrial Outreach Committee.

·         Aug 2008 – Aug 2011: CSE Final-Year Project (FYP) Coordinator.

·         Aug 2005 – Aug 2009: Member, CSE Postgraduate Program Committee.

·         Aug 2004 – Aug 2005: Member, CSE Undergraduate Recruitment and Outreach Committee.

·         Aug 2003 – Aug 2004: Member, CSE Postgraduate Program Committee.

·         Jan 2003 – Aug 2004:  Member, CPEG (Computer Engineering) Undergraduate Program Committee.

·         Aug 2002 – Aug 2005: Coordinator of the HKUST Database Seminar.

 

·                  Editorial Boards

·                  Associate Editor, Proceedings of VLDB Endowment 2017.

·                  Editor, Distributed and Parallel Databases, Springer, 2013 - present.

·                  Editor of Special Issue on Data Management on Modern Hardware, Distributed and Parallel Databases, Springer, 2013-14.

 

·                  Conference and workshop organization

·                  2019-20: ACM SIGMOD Student Mentorship Co-Chair

·                  2019: ICDE Demo Paper Track Co-Chair

·                  2017-19: ACM SIGMOD Jim Gray Dissertation Award Committee.

·                  2015: Workshop co-chair, International Workshop on Big Data on New Hardware (HardBD), held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Seoul, Korea, Apr 13, 2015.

·                  2011: VLDB Tutorial Program co-chair; Co-chair of ACM SIGMOD workshop DaMoN (Data Management on New Hardware).

·                  2010: ICDE Program Committee vice-chair: Distributed, Peer-to-Peer and Mobile Systems.

·                  2008: ICDE Tutorial Program co-chair; Program chair of ACM SIGMOD workshop DaMoN (Data Management on New Hardware); Steering committee member of VLDB workshop DMSN (Data Management for Sensor Networks).

·                  2007:  General chair of ACM SIGMOD workshop DaMoN (Data Management on New Hardware); General co-chair of VLDB workshop DMSN (Data Management for Sensor Networks).

·                  2006:     Program co-chair of VLDB workshop DMSN (International Workshop on Data Management for Sensor Networks).

·         2004: Track co-chair of the Internet Data Management Track, SAC (ACM Symposium on Applied Computing); Program co-chair of the Workshop on Building Intelligent Sensor Networks (BISON) in conjunction with the IFIP Conference on Network and Parallel Computing (NPC).

 

·                  Program committees  

 

Year of Program

Forums

2021

1.       ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data 2021

2.       IEEE 37th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)

3.       Conference on Innovative Database Research (CIDR)

4.       24th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT) (Senior Program Committee)

2020

1.       ACM SIGMOD Conference 2020

2.       IEEE ICDE Conference 2020, Industry Track

3.       International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP) 2020

4.       VLDB 2020 Demonstration Track

5.       2020 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2020)

6.       DaMoN (International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware) in conjunction with SIGMOD 2020

7.       Joint workshop of HardBD and Active at ICDE 2020 (HardBDActive 2020)

2019

1.       VLDB 2019, Demo Track

2.       Joint workshop of HardBD and Active at ICDE 2019 (HardBDActive 2019)

2018

1.       ACM SIGMOD Conference 2018

2.       2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Bigdata 2018)

3.       27th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2018), Demonstration Paper Track

4.       34th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2018)

5.       Joint Workshop of HardBD and Active 2018, in conjunction with ICDE 2018.

2017

1.       2017 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Bigdata 2017)

2.       Fourth International Workshop on Big Data on Emerging Hardware (HardBD 2017), held in conjunction with ICDE 2017

2016

1.       The 7th ACM SIGOPS Asia Pacific Workshop on Systems (APSys 2016)

2.       5th IEEE International Congress on Big Data (BigData Congress 2016)

3.        The 21st Conference on Management of Data (COMAD 2016)

4.       The 21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2016)

5.       The third International Workshop on Big Data on Emerging Hardware (HardBD 2016), held in conjunction with ICDE 2016

6.       International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2016)

7.       ACM SIGMOD International Conference (SIGMOD 2016), both Research and Tutorial tracks.

8.       PVLDB (Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment) 2016

9.       International Workshop on Accelerating Data Management Systems Using Modern Processor and Storage Architectures (ADMS), held in conjunction with the International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB)

2015

1.       International Workshop on Accelerating Data Management Systems Using Modern Processor and Storage Architectures (ADMS), held in conjunction with the International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB)

2.       International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA)

3.       ACM SIGMOD International Conference (SIGMOD 2015)

4.       PVLDB (Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment) 2015

2014

1.       ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC),

2.       International Workshop on Accelerating Data Management Systems Using Modern Processor and Storage Architectures (ADMS), held in conjunction with the International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB)

3.       International Workshop on Data Management on Modern Hardware (DaMoN), held in conjunction with the ACM SIGMOD International Conference,

4.       IEEE International Conference on Big Data,

5.       International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA),

6.       IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2014,

7.       PVLDB (Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment) 2014

2013

1.       Big Data Analysis workshop in conjunction with SIGMETRICS 2013

2.       IEEE BigData 2013

3.       19th International Conference on Management of Data (COMAD 2013)

4.       DaMoN (International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware)

5.       EDBT (International Conference on Extending Database Technology)

6.       The International Workshop on Heterogeneous Computing in conjunction with HPCC 2013 (FHC 2013)

7.       ICDE (IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering)

8.       PVLDB (Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment)

2012

1.       DaMoN (International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware)

2.       D-Cloud (International Workshop on Data Cloud)

3.       EDBT (International Conference on Extending Database Technology)

4.       FlashDB (International Workshop on Flash-based Database Systems)

5.       PVLDB (Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment)

6.       SIGMOD (ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data)

2011

1.       APSys (The ACM SIGOPS Asia-Pacific Workshop on Systems)

2.       COMAD (International Conference on Management of Data)

3.       EDBT (International Conference on Extending Database Technology)

4.       FGC (International Workshop on Frontier of GPU Computing)

5.       ICDE (IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering), Demonstration Track

6.       PVLDB (Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment)

7.       SIGMOD (ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data)

8.       VLDB PhD Workshop

2010

1.       DaMoN (International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware)

2.       EDBT (International Conference on Extending Database Technology)

3.       FGC (International Workshop on Frontier of GPU Computing)

4.       FlashDB (International Workshop on Flash-based Database Systems)

5.       IWSSPS (International Workshop on Software Support for Portable Storage)

6.       SIGMOD (ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data)

7.       VLDB (International Conference on Very Large Data Bases)

8.       WISS (IEEE Workshop on Information and Software as Services)

2009

1.       DaMoN (International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware)

2.       DMSN (International Workshop on Data Management for Sensor Networks)

3.       EDBT (International Conference on Extending Database Technology), Demonstration Program

4.       ICDE (IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering)

5.       VLDB (International Conference on Very Large Data Bases)

6.       WebDB (International Workshop on the Web and Databases)

7.       WISS (IEEE Workshop on Information and Software as Services)

2008

1.       DASFAA (International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications)

2.       DMSN (International Workshop on Data Management for Sensor Networks)

3.       ICDE (IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering)

4.       MDM (International Conference on Mobile Data Management)

5.       PerCom (IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing)

6.       VLDB PhD Workshop

7.       WAIM (International Conference on Web Age Information Management)

8.       WIDM (CIKM International Workshop on Web Information and Data Management)

2007

1.       APWeb (Asia-Pacific Web Conference)

2.       DaMoN (International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware)

3.       DEXA (International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications)

4.       DISN (MDM International Workshop on Data Intensive Sensor Networks)

5.       ICDE (IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering), Industrial track

6.       WIDM (CIKM International Workshop on Web Information and Data Management)

2006

1.       APWeb (Asia-Pacific Web Conference)

2.       COMAD (International Conference on Management of Data)

3.       DaMoN (International Workshop on Data Management on New Hardware)

4.       DASFAA (International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications) (Industrial track)

5.       NDBC (The Chinese National Database Conference)

6.       VLDB (International Conference on Very Large Data Bases)

7.       XSym (International XML Database Symposium)

2005

1.       COMAD (International Conference on Management of Data)

2.       DASFAA (International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications)

3.       DMSN (International Workshop on Data Management for Sensor Networks)

4.       ICDE (IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering)

5.       NDBC (The Chinese National Database Conference)

2004

1.       APWeb (Asia-Pacific Web Conference)

2.       CoMWIM (International Workshop on Conceptual Model-directed Web Information Integration and Mining)

3.       DMSN (International Workshop on Data Management for Sensor Networks)

4.       ICDE (IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering)

5.       NDBC (The Chinese National Database Conference)

6.       VLDB (International Conference on Very Large Data Bases)

 

·         Reviewer

o    Books

·         New Frontiers in Information and Software as Service, Springer Verlag, 2009

o    Journals:

·         ACM TODS (Transactions on Database Systems), 2003, 2005, 2012.

·         ACM TOIT (Transactions on Internet Technology), 2004.

·         ACM TOSN (Transactions on Sensor Networks), 2006.

·         Bioinformatics, 2013

·         Distributed and Parallel Databases, 2019.

·         EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2007.

·         IEEE Internet Computing, 2011.

·         IEEE TBD (Transactions on Big Data), 2017

·         IEEE TKDE (Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering), 2005-present.

·         IEEE TPDS (Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems), 2003, 2011, 2019.

·         Information Systems (Elsevier), 2004.

·         Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 2008.

·         Journal of Internet Research, 2003.

·         Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier, 2012-13.

·         Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS) Journal, 2004.

·         Parallel Computing, 2013-14

·         Pervasive and Mobile Computing (Elsevier), 2007, 2008.

·         The VLDB Journal, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2019.

o    Conferences and workshops:

·         2007: IEEE WCNC (Wireless Communications and Networking Conference).

·         2005: ACM SIGMETRICS (International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems).

·         2004: GCC (International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing), IPCCC (IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conference), and PerCom (IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications).

·         2003: IDEAS (International Database Engineering and Application Symposium), VLDB (International Conference on Very Large Data Bases), and WebDB (International Workshop on Web and Databases).