Bachelor of Computer Science, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China, 1991;
Master of Computer Science, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 1996;
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 1999.
Jianyong Wang is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He received the PhD degree in computer science in 1999 from the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was ever an assistant professor at Peking University, and visited Simon Fraser University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and University of Minnesota at Twin Cities before joining Tsinghua University in December 2004. His research interests mainly include data mining and Web information management. He has co-authored over 60 papers in some leading international conferences such as ACM SIGKDD, ACM SIGMOD, VLDB, IEEE ICDE, IJCAI, WWW, IEEE ICDM, SIAM SDM, EDBT, IEEE IPDPS, ACM WSDM, and ACM CIKM, and some top international journals such as ACM TODS, ACM TKDD, IEEE TKDE, VLDB J., ACM JDIQ, and DMKD. According to Google Scholar, all his co-authored papers have attracted more than 5600 citations by May 30, 2013. He is serving or ever served as a PC member for some leading international conferences, such as ACM SIGKDD, VLDB, AAAI, IEEE ICDE, WWW, IEEE ICDM, SIAM SDM, ACM CIKM, ACM WSDM, IEEE IPDPS, and ECML/PKDD, the local demo chair for ACM SIGMOD’07 and the Media/Publicity co-chair of ACM SIGKDD’12, Senior PC for ACM SIGKDD’12, ACM CIKM’13, and SIAM SDM’10&11&13, Vice PC Chair for IEEE ICDM’10&11&13, PC Co-Chair for NDBC’10, ADMA’11, and WAIM’13, and an associate editor of IEEE TKDE. He is a senior member of the IEEE, a member of the ACM, a recipient of the 2009 and 2010 HP Labs Innovation Research award, the 2009 Okawa Foundation Research Grant (Japan), WWW’08 best posters award, and the Year 2007 Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University, State Education Ministry of China.