Research team

  • Mr. Lin Ting, Research Associate, PhD Candidate
  • Mr. Zhang Hao, PhD Candidate
  • Mr. Dong Kuicai, PhD Candidate
  • Miss Ji Yitong, Research Assistant, PhD Candidate
  • Miss Fiona Lim, Research Assistant
  • Mr. Wu Yin, Research Assistant


  • Mr. Xue Fuzhao, MEng
  • Mr. Chen Zhe, PhD (PayPal Program, thesis submitted.)
  • Dr. He Guoxiu, PhD (Wuhan University, Exchange student)
  • Dr. Grace Lee, PhD
  • Dr. Han Jianglei, PhD (SAP Program), PhD
  • Dr. Phan Cong Minh, PhD
  • Dr. Huang Keke, PhD
  • Dr. Li Jing, Research Fellow
  • Dr. Zheng Xin, PhD (SAP Program)
  • Dr. Wang Yequan, PhD (Tsinghua University, Exchange Student)
  • Mr. Han Peng, Research Associate
  • Mr. Luo Feiheng, Research Engineer
  • Dr. Han Jialong, Research Fellow
  • Dr. Tu Hongkui, PhD (National University of Defense Technology, Exchange Student)
  • Dr. Surendra Sedhai, PhD
  • Dr. Ma Zongyang, PhD
  • Mr. Yao Yangjie, MEng
  • Mr. Hu Longke, MEng
  • Dr. Li Chenliang, PhD (Main Supervisor: Dr. Anwitaman Datta).
  • Dr. Li Hui, PhD (Main Supervisor: Dr. Sourav Bhowmick).
  • Dr. Hu Meishan, PhD

Research grant

  • Principal Investigator, K-EMERGE: Knowledge Extraction, Modelling, and Explainable Reasoning for General Expertise. A*STAR. Feb 2020 - Jan 2023.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Media communication, online falsehoods and population responses surrounding the novel coronavirus disease crisis (COVID-19) in Singapore. National Medical Research Council.
  • Principal Investigator, Scribe to Byte Project}. AI Singapore. Sep 2019 - Sep 2021.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Geography of Fake News: Misinformation Spreading and Implication for Capital Markets. NTU ACE Funding.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Personalized Recommendation for Smart Learning in Enterprise. Delta-NTU Lab. Oct 2018 - Jun 2021.
  • Principal Investigator, Information Extraction from Medical Notes. DSAIR Funding, NTU. Sep 2017 - Aug 2019.
  • Principle Investigator, Semantic Matching: Understanding What People Saying on the Web. MOE AcRF Tier-2. July 2015 - June 2018.
  • Principle Investigator, A Study of Online Social Forums for Enabling Community Driven Healthcare Support. MOE AcRF Tier-1. Mar 2015 - Feb 2017.
  • Principle Investigator, Intelligent Network Search Using Interactive Topic Discovery, DIRP, Mindef. Nov 2011 - Mar 2014. [Completed]
  • Principle Investigator, Tag-Based image retrieval: Tag profiling and image ranking, MOE AcRF Tier-1. Mar 2011 - Feb 2014. [Completed]
  • Principle Investigator, Semantic Social Network (SSNET): A Framework for Profiling Users and Objects in Online Communities, A*STAR SERC Grant. Jan 2007 - July 2010. [Completed]
  • Principle Investigator, Ontology-based Blog Discovery and Classification, Director of Research, NTU, Feb 2007 - Feb 2009. [Completed]
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Understanding and Exploiting the Dynamics of Collaboration Ecosystems, HP Labs Innovation Research Award. Aug 2008 - Jan 2010. [Completed]