Dr Wen Hua

  • Affiliate Investigator
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr Wen Hua is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Computing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She received her Bachelor’s and PhD degrees in Computer Science from Renmin University of China in 2010 and 2015 respectively. Before joining PolyU, she worked as a Senior Lecturer (tenured) and a Senior Research Fellow (awarded by the Australian Research Council) in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at the University of Queensland, and was a Chief Investigator with CIRES. She was awarded the Advance Queensland Early Career Research Fellowship (AQRF) in 2017 and the ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) in 2021, two highly-competitive fellowships for early-career researchers. Her current research interests include information extraction and retrieval, data mining, natural language processing, spatiotemporal data management, high-performance query processing, and social media analytics. She has published 70+ papers in reputed journals and top international conferences in the fields of database and data mining, and has received recognition including the ICDE 2015 Best Paper Award, and the CIKM 2022 Best Paper Honourable Mention Award.

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