Professor, PhD. Jiawei Han, University of Illinois, U.S.A
Dr. Jiawei Han is Abel Bliss Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois. He has been researching into data mining, information network analysis, and database systems, with over 700 publications. He served as the founding Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD). Dr. Han has received ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award (2004), IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award (2005), IEEE Computer Society W. Wallace McDowell Award (2009), and Daniel C. Drucker Eminent Faculty Award at UIUC (2011). He is a Fellow of ACM and Fellow of IEEE. His co-authored textbook "Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques" (Morgan Kaufmann) has been adopted worldwide.
Dr. Han is currently the co-Director of KnowEnG, a Center of Excellence in Big Data Computing, funded by NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative. He also served in 2009-2016 as the Director of Information Network Academic Research Center (INARC) supported by the Network Science-Collaborative Technology Alliance (NS-CTA) program of U.S. Army Research Lab.