Current Members


Jiawei Han

Michael Aiken Chair 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

Susik Yoon

Stream Mining, Text Mining, Anomaly Detection

Ph.D. Students

Liyuan Liu

Text Mining, Network Construction, Optimization, Embedding

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

Yunyi Zhang

Text Mining, Natural Language Processing

Bowen Jin

Text Mining, Graph Mining

Ming Zhong

Natural Language Processing, Text Mining

Suyu Ge

Text Mining, Natural Language Understanding

Yizhu Jiao

Text mining, Graph mining

Siru Ouyang

Natural Language Processing, Text Mining

Priyanka Kargupta

Natural Language Processing, Text Mining

M.S. Students

Shweta Garg

Network Representation Learning, Graph Embeddings, Machine Learning

Tanay Komarlu

Text Mining, Natural Language Understanding, Biomedical Data Mining

Karthik Venkat Ramanan

Text Mining, Knowledge-Guided NLP, Information Networks

Minhao Jiang

Graph Mining, Machine Learning

Tingcong Liu

Natural Language Processing, Text Mining

Sayar Ghosh Roy

Text Mining, Natural Language Processing

Shivam Agarwal

Natural language processing, Data mining and information networks

Undergraduate Students

Martin Michalski

Text Mining, Natural Language Processing

Xianrui Zhong

Text Mining, Machine Learning

Yucheng Jiang

NLP, Text Mining

On-leave Graduate Students

Yanru Qu

Knowledge Graph; Natural Language Processing

Ruiliang Lyu

Text Mining, Representation Learning, Machine Learning

Brandon Norick

Heterogeneous Information Network Analysis, Network Embedding, Recommendation

George Brova

Data Mining; Data Managment System; Machine Learning