Jiliang Tang

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Jiliang Tang is an assistant professor in the computer science and engineering department at Michigan State University since Fall@2016. Before that, he was a research scientist in Yahoo Research and got his PhD from Arizona State University in 2015. His research interests include social computing, data mining and machine learning and their applications in education. He was the recipient of 2020 Distinguished Withrow Research Award, 2019 NSF Career Award, and 7 best paper awards (or runner-ups) including WSDM2018 and KDD2016. His dissertation won the 2015 KDD Best Dissertation runner up and Dean's Dissertation Award. He serves as conference organizers (e.g., KDD, WSDM and SDM) and journal editors (e.g., TKDD). He has published his research in highly ranked journals and top conference proceedings, which have received tens of thousands of citations with h-index 52 (Google Scholar) and extensive media coverage (Links).

Email: tangjili at msu dot edu
Office: Engineering Building 2148
Mail: 428 S Shaw Ln Rm 3115, East Lansing, MI 48824
Lab: Data Science and Engineering Lab (Webpage, and Twitter )

Research Interests

  • Feature Selection, Graph Neural Networks, Network Representation Learning, Network Analysis, Recommendations
  • Limited and Large-scale Data Learning and Optimization
  • Security and Privacy in Machine Learning
  • AI for Education, AI Ethics

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