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Rui Zhang

Professor Computer Science
science & technology
technology
computer science
computer science, information systems
computer science, theory & methods
computer science, artificial intelligence
engineering
engineering, electrical & electronic
computer science, software engineering
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Prof

Rui Zhang

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Database Systems (Database Management
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Prof

Rui Zhang

 

Dr Rui Zhang is a Professor and leader of the Big Data and Knowledge Research Theme at the School of Computing and Information Systems of the University of Melbourne. He is an internationally leading researcher in the area of big data, data mining and machine learning.

Professor Zhang has won several awards including the prestigious Future Fellowship by the Australian Research Council in 2012, Chris Wallace Award for Outstanding Research by the Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia (CORE) in 2015, and Google Faculty Research Award in 2017. His inventions have been adopted by major IT companies such as AT&T and Microsoft. He proposed a novel technique for computing primitive statistics efficiently on extremely fast TCP/IP packet streams. He developed a temporal index called version compressed TSB-tree, which has been implemented in Microsoft’s flagship database product, Microsoft SQL Server. Dr Rui Zhang obtained his Bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University in 2001, PhD from National University of Singapore in 2006, and has then started as a faculty member in The University of Melbourne since 2007. Before joining the University of Melbourne, he has been a visiting research scientist at AT&T labs-research in New Jersey and at Microsoft Research in Redmond, Washington. Recently, he has been a visiting researcher at Microsoft Research Asia in Beijing regularly collaborating on his ARC Future Fellowship project. Dr Zhang's research interests include big data and AI, particularly in areas of recommendation systems, chatbot, knowledge bases, spatial and temporal data analytics, moving object management and data streams.

If you are looking for a PhD supervisor, please visit my personal website (http://www.ruizhang.info) before sending me an email.

Projects

Displaying the 16 most recent projects by Rui Zhang.

16

Projects

Project Types


11

Research Grant


3

Internal Research Grant


2

Research Contracts


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 142 most recent scholarly works by Rui Zhang.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2007

Research Excellence Award

Department of Computer Science and Sofware Engineering, University of Melbourne

1999

First prize for advanced maths competition

Maths Association of Beijing

2

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor Computer Science

Computing And Information Systems

Member

ACM

Member, Vice Chair (2012), Chair (2013)

ACM SIGSPATIAL

Member

IEEE

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

National University of Singapore

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Tsinghua University