Current Members


Jiawei Han

Abel Bliss Professor, Department of Computer Science, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research: Data Mining, Database Systems, Data Warehousing, Information Networks

Address: Room 2132, Siebel Center for Computer Science, 201 N. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA

E-mail: hanj[at]


Dongha Lee

Applied Machine Learning, Text Mining, Outlier Detection

Ph.D. Students

Jiaming Shen

Data Mining, Text Mining, Natural Language Processing

Liyuan Liu

Text Mining, Network Construction, Optimization, Embedding

Xuan Wang

Bio Text Mining

Xiaotao Gu

Natural Language Understanding, Information Extraction, Text Mining

Yuning Mao

Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning

Jinfeng Xiao

Applied Machine Learning; Biomedical Data Mining; Information Retrieval

Qi Zhu

Knowledge-guided Text mining, Information Network Mining

Jiaxin Huang

Text Mining, Spatio-temporal Data Mining

Xinyang Zhang

Text Mining, Graph Mining

Yu Zhang

Text mining; Information Network Analysis

Sha Li

User Behavior Modeling; Text Mining

Yu Meng

Text Mining; Applied Machine Learning

Yanru Qu

Knowledge Graph; Natural Language Processing

Yunyi Zhang

Text Mining, Natural Language Understanding

Bowen Jin

Text Mining; Graph Mining

Ming Zhou

Natural Language Processing; Text Mining

Suyu Ge

Text Mining; Natural Language Understanding

M.S. Students

Ruiliang Lyu

Text Mining, Representation Learning, Machine Learning

Jatin Arora

Data Mining, Natural Language Understanding, Deep Learning

Jeetu Raj

Information Network Mining, Representation Learning

Yiqing Xie

Graph Mining, Text Mining

Shweta Garg

Network Representation Learning, Graph Embeddings, Machine Learning

Tanay Komarlu

Text Mining, Natural Language Understanding, Biomedical Data Mining

Undergraduate Students

Sharon Wang

Text Mining, Machine Learning, Data Science

On-leave Ph.D. Students

Brandon Norick

Heterogeneous Information Network Analysis, Network Embedding, Recommendation

George Brova

Data Mining; Data Managment System; Machine Learning