I am currently the Director of Online Education and an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science & Engineering at UNSW Sydney. I am also the Data Science Consultant at UNSW Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre (Stats Central). I have published 56 journal papers, 170 conference papers, and 2 US granted patents in various fields of computer science. I have received 8 best research/paper awards and 4 industry/professional awards. I have supervised a total of 25 PhDs, 3 MPhils, and 65 honours thesis students to completion. Six of my supervised honours students graduated with prestigious University Medals. From 2005-2011, I was the Database Research Group Leader at NICTA (Data61/CSIRO). I have co-founded several technology startup companies. I received my BSc from Australian National University; and MPhil and PhD from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.
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