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Distinguished Seminar – Analyzing Text as Data


Date: 14 January 2020 (Tuesday)
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue: YEUNG-G7603, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong


Speaker: Dr. Wendy L. MARTINEZ,
President, American Statistical Association,
Director, Mathematical Statistics Research Center,
Office of Survey Methods Research, Bureau of Labor Statistics, USA


Please see the seminar abstract here.

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Distinguished Seminar – Data Ethics


Date: 13 January 2020 (Monday)
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue: YEUNG-G7603, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong


Speaker: Dr. Wendy L. MARTINEZ,
President, American Statistical Association,
Director, Mathematical Statistics Research Center,
Office of Survey Methods Research, Bureau of Labor Statistics, USA


Please see the seminar abstract here.

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2 JAN 2020
Welcome – New Dean (Professor S. Joe QIN)


The School of Data Science is excited to announce the appointment of Professor S. Joe QIN as Chair Professor of Data Science and concurrently as the inaugural Dean of School of Data Science.

 

Professor S. Joe Qin obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Automatic Control from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, and his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Maryland at College Park. He is currently the Director of the Center for Machine and Process Intelligence and Fluor Professor at the Viterbi School of Engineering of the University of Southern California.

 

Professor Qin is a Fellow of AIChE, IEEE, and the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, the 2011 Northrop Grumman Best Teaching award at Viterbi School of Engineering, the DuPont Young Professor Award, Halliburton/Brown & Root Young Faculty Excellence Award, NSF-China Outstanding Young Investigator Award, and recipient of the IFAC Best Paper Prize for a model predictive control survey paper published in Control Engineering Practice. He has served as a Senior Editor of Journal of Process Control, Editor of Control Engineering Practice, a Member of the Editorial Board for Journal of Chemometrics, and Associate Editor for several journals. He has published over 400 international journal papers, book chapters conference papers and presentations, delivered over 50 invited plenary or keynote speeches and over 120 invited technical seminars worldwide. He received over 13,100 Web of Science citations with an h-index of 54, 17,000 Scopus citations with an h-index of 60, and 30,000 Google Scholar citations with an h-index of 70.

 

Professor Qin’s research interests include data analytics, machine learning, process monitoring and fault diagnosis, model predictive control, system identification, semiconductor manufacturing control, building energy optimization, and predictive maintenance.

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30 DEC 2019
Welcome – New Professor (Professor Minghua CHEN)


The School of Data Science is pleased to announce that Professor Minghua CHEN joined us in December 2019. Prof Chen received his B.Eng. and M.S. from Tsinghua University and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. His recent research interests include online optimization and algorithms, energy systems, intelligent transportation systems, and machine learning in networked and societal systems.

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5 JUL 2018 - CityU seizes data science initiative [CityU NewsCentre]

Prof. Jonathan Zhu Elected an ICA Fellow

26 MAY 2018 - Prof. Jonathan Zhu Elected an ICA Fellow

The International Communication Association (ICA) has recent elected Prof. Jonathan Zhu as a Fellow, to recognize his three-decade contributions to political communication research, new media studies, and computational communication research. Prof. Zhu is a Chair Professor of Computational Social Science with a joint appointment between Department of Media and Communication and School of Data Science. He is also Director of Centre for Communication Research and Founder of Web Mining Lab. His current research focuses on interdisciplinary issues such www typology, social network sampling, and mobile data analytics, with results published in journals across social science, science, and engineering such as communication, economics, computer science, physics, and medical informatics. In the last six months, he supervised students to win three major awards from two national data competitions, including a Creative Exploration Award in the 2017 CCF Big Data and Computing Intelligence Competition and two First-place Awards in the 2018 China National Data Journalism Competition.