Jiliang Tang

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Jiliang Tang is a University Foundation Professor in the computer science and engineering department at Michigan State University since 2022. He was an associate professor (2021-2022) and an assistant professor (2016-2021) in the same department. Before that, he was a research scientist in Yahoo Research and got his PhD from Arizona State University in 2015 under Dr. Huan Liu. His research interests include graph machine learning,trustworthy AI and their applications in education and biology. He was the recipient of various awards including 2022 AI's 10 to Watch, 2022 IAPR J. K. AGGARWAL Award, 2022 SIAM/IBM Early Career Research Award, 2021 IEEE ICDM Tao Li Award, 2021 IEEE Big Data Security Junior Research Award, 2020 ACM SIGKDD Rising Star Award, 2020 Distinguished Withrow Research Award, 2019 NSF Career Award, and 8 best paper awards (or runner-ups). His dissertation won the 2015 KDD Best Dissertation runner up and Dean's Dissertation Award. He serves as conference organizers (e.g., KDD, SIGIR, WSDM and SDM) and journal editors (e.g., TKDD, TOIS and TKDE). He has published his research in highly ranked journals and top conference proceedings, which have received tens of thousands of citations with h-index 85 (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

  • Graph Neural Networks, Deep Learning on Graphs
  • Trusworthy AI: Safety, Robustness and Fairness
  • AI+X: Education and Biology

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