Xiaowang Zhang

Professor | PhD.

I am a full professor in College of Intelligence and Computing at Tianjin University in China. I received my PhD. degree from Peking University in 2011 (supervisor: prof. Zuoquan Lin) and previously worked as a postdoc at Hasselt University in Belgium (sep.2011 - dec.2014, supervisor: prof.Jan Van den Bussche). In 2009, I worked at Griffith University in Australia as a visiting PhD student (co-supervisor: prof.Kewen Wang) and in 2018, I worked at Griffith University in Australia as a visiting associate professor. In 2018, I was selected in the program of Peiyang Young Scholars in Tianjin University. In 2016, I won the ACM Tianjin Rising Star award.
My main area of research is that of knowledge graph, natural language processing, databases, and multimodal machine learning.
Academic activities: Data Intelligence (Associate Editor), Journal of Web Semantics (Editorial Board), DASFAA2023 (Local Chairs), IJCKG2022(PC Chairs), CCKS 2021(KRL Area Chair), GDMA 2021 (PC Chair), CCKS 2020(LOD Area Chair), JIST 2019(Tutorial Chair), CCKS 2018(Local chair), JIST 2017 (Proceedings Chair), CCKS 2017 (Publicity co-chair), GDMA2017-2022(PC chairs) etc.

Contact Information

Tianjin University (Peiyang Park Campus) No.135 Yaguan Road, Haihe Education Park, Tianjin, China Office: B405, Building 55 E-mail: xiaowangzhang@tju.edu.cn

Teaching

  • Research of Graduated Students(International Student Welcome)
  • Knowledge Engineering (Undergraduated Course)
  • Comprehensive Practice of Knowledge Engineering (Undergraduated Course)
  • Knowledge Engineering (Graduated Course)
  • Database Principle (Undergraduated Course)
  • Model Checking and Program Verification (Graduated Course in English)

Publications(here)

Projects

Current

  • On the Theoretical Reliability and its Applications of SPARQL Query Processing. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (61972455), 2020/01-2023/12, (PI).
  • Challedges in AI and Databases. Peiyang Young Scholars in Tianjin University (2019XRX-0032), 2019/01-2021/12, (PI).

Completed

  • Querying Heterogeneous Databases:Design of Languages and Some Fundamental Theory. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (61502336), 2016/01-2018/12, (PI).
  • Key Technologies of Graph Data Management and System. National Key Research and Development Program of China (2016YFB1000603), 2016/07-2019/06, (Subtopic PI).
  • Chinese Major Disease and Rare Disease Clinical and Life Group Database. National Key Research and Development Program of China (2017YFC0908401), 2017/07-2021/06, (Subtopic PI).
  • GPGPU Based Query Architecture and Core Algorithms of RDF Stream. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (61672377), 2017/01-2020/12.
  • Key Technology Research on Fusion Analysis Processing of Big Data Based on GBase Databases. Key Technology Research and Development Program of Tianjin(16YFZCGX00210), 2016-2018.
  • Large-scale Knowledge Graph Science Management System. Seed Foundation of Tianjin University (2018XZC-0016), 2018/02-2019/01, (PI).