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. He has broad interests in social computing, data mining and machine learning and is directing the Data Science and Engineering Lab . He was the recipients of the Best Paper Award in KDD2016, the runner up of the Best KDD Dissertation Award in 2015, Dean's Dissertation Award and the best paper shortlist of WSDM2013. He has published his research in highly ranked journals and top conference proceedings, which received thousands of citations (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

Research Interests

  • Feature Learning: Feature Selection and Extraction, Network Representation Learning, Dimension Reduction
  • Network Analysis: Signed Networks, Network Modeling and Measuring, Information Difussion
  • Trust, Privacy,and Security: Trust Computing, Data Privacy, Misinformation, Online and Urban Security
  • Computational Health: Mental Health, Weight Management, Virtual Doctor