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Asst Prof Long Cheng
Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering
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LONG Cheng is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE), Nanyang Technological University (NTU). From 2016 to 2018, he worked as a lecturer (Asst Professor) at Queen's University Belfast, UK. He received his PhD degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, in 2015, and his BEng degree from South China University of Technology (SCUT), China, in 2010.

LONG Cheng has research interests broadly in data management, data mining and machine learning. In particular, he has passion in designing (1) algorithms for querying and mining geo-spatial data, spatio-temporal data and graph data and (2) models for learning from these data types for various applications such as smart cities, logistics, social media analytics, etc.

His research has been recognized with the "Fulbright-RGC Research Award" provided by Research Grant Council of Hong Kong (2014), the "Overseas Research Award" provided by HKUST (2014), the "Best Research Award" provided by ACM-Hong Kong (2013), and the "Paper Contest Award" (Champion) provided by IEEE-HK (2012).

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• Spatio-temporal data management, mining and learning
• Graph data mining
• Big data analytics
• Urban informatics and computing
  • Collaborative AI “Human-AI Collaboration, Knowledge Representation, Transfer Learning”
  • Google PhD Fellowship
  • Inferring Tourism Statistics from Publically Available Users' Geo-Social Footprint Data
  • Learn to Augment and Represent Spatial Urban Data
  • Leveraging Machine Learning for Bipartite Matching
  • Pre-Processing and Querying Big Trajectory Data with Reinforcement Learning