My current research interests are data mining and machine learning, especially social network analysis and recommender systems. I have published more than 200 papers on many journals and conferences, including international journals such as IEEE Trans, ACM Trans, and important data mining conferences, such as KDD, ICDM, NIPS. My research is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, National High Technology Research and Development Program 863 of China, etc. I won the Best Application Paper Award on KDD2008 and Best Research Paper Award on ICDM2011.

    CCF Fellow, IEEE Senior Member (Since 2007), winner of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (in 2013), scientific and technological innovation leading talent of 'Ten Thousand Talent Program'(in 2017) and member of the Decision Advisory Committee of Shanghai (Since June, 2018). I am also the vice director of the National Engineer Laboratory for Speech and Language Information Processing, the director of Anhui Province Key Laboratory of Big Data Analysis and Application, and the chairman of Anhui Province Big Data Industry Alliance.