Dr. Zhiwen Yu is currently a
professor of the
School of Computer Science, Northwestern
Polytechnical University, P. R. China. He also serves as the
director of the
Office of Disciplines Development. He received his B.Eng, M.Eng and
Ph.D. degree of Engineering in computer science and technology in 2000, 2003 and 2005 respectively from the Northwestern
Polytechnical University. He has worked as a research fellow at
the Academic Center for
Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto
, Japan from Feb. 2007 to Jan. 2009, and a post-doctoral researcher at the Information Technology Center,
University, Japan in 2006-2007. He has been a visiting researcher at the Context-Aware Systems Department,
Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R),
Singapore from Sep. 2004 to May 2005. He has been an Alexander von
Humboldt Fellow at the Mannheim
University, Germany from Nov. 2009 to Oct. 2010.
He is the associate editor or editorial
board of IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, IEEE Communications Magazine, ACM/Springer Personal and Ubiquitous Computing (PUC),
Journal of Social Network Mining (IJSNM,
He serves as the guest editor of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems
and Technology, ACM
Multimedia Systems Journal, Multimedia Tools and Applications
Pervasive and Mobile Computing (Elsevier), and Cybernetics
and Systems (Taylor & Francis). He is the General
Chair of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical, and Social Computing
and the 11th IEEE International Conference on
Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC
2014). He is the Program
Chair of the
11th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous
Computing (EUC 2013),
the 5th International Conference on Human-Centric
Computing (HumanCom 2012),
7th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC
He serves as Vice
Program Chair of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and
Communications (PerCom 2015), the Workshop Chair of the
13th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp
2011), and the Publicity Chair of the
Annual IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing
and Communications (PerCom
2013/2010). He has also served as PC member for a number of
conferences, e.g., ACM Multimedia, IJCAI, IEEE PerCom, DEXA, GLOBECOM,
ICC, ICME, IEEE CCNC, Euro-Par,
Dr. Yu has published around 150 scientific papers in refereed journals and
conferences, e.g., ACM
IEEE TKDE, IEEE TMC, IEEE THMS, ACM TKDD, INFOCOM, UbiComp,
PerCom, etc. His research interests cover pervasive computing, context-aware systems,
human-computer interaction, mobile social networks, and personalization. Zhiwen Yu is a
senior member of IEEE, a member of
ACM, a distinguished member of CCF (China
Computer Federation) and a senior member of CCF
Pervasive Computing Technical Committee. He received the Young
Teacher Award founded by Fok Ying Tong Education Foundation in 2014, the CCF Young Scientist Award in 2011, the
CPSCom'13/GPC'12/AMT'12/UIC'09 Best Paper
Award, the Humboldt
Fellowship in 2008, and the
CCF Excellent Doctoral Dissertation
Award in 2006.
He Du, Zhiwen
Yu, Fei Yi, Zhu Wang, Qi Han, and Bin Guo. Recognition of Group Mobility Level and Group Structure with Mobile Devices,
IEEE Transactions on Mobile
Computing, Vol. 17, No. 4, April 2018, pp. 884-897.
Huihui Chen, Bin Guo, Zhiwen
Yu, and Qi Han, Toward Real-time and Cooperative Mobile Visual Sensing and Sharing,
IEEE INFOCOM 2016, April 10-15, 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Huang Xu, Zhiwen Yu, Jingyuan Yang, Hui Xiong, and Hengshu Zhu, Talent Circle Detection in Job Transition Networks,
ACM KDD 2016, August 13-17, 2016, San Francisco, California,
Zhiwen Yu, Rong Du, Bin Guo, Huang Xu, Tao Gu, Zhu Wang, and Daqing Zhang. Who Should I Invite for My Party? Combining User Preference and Influence Maximization for Social Events,
ACM UbiComp 2015, September 7-11, Osaka, Japan.
Du, Zhiwen Yu, Tao Mei, Zhitao Wang, Zhu Wang, and Bin Guo. Predicting Activity Attendance in Event-Based Social Networks: Content, Context and Social Influence,
ACM UbiComp 2014, September 13-17, Seattle, USA.
Dingqi Yang, Daqing Zhang, Zhiyong Yu,
and Zhiwen Yu. Fine-Grained Preference-Aware Location Search Leveraging Crowdsourced Digital Footprints from
LBSNs, ACM UbiComp 2013, Zurich, Switzerland.
Bin Guo, Huihui Chen, Zhiwen Yu, Xing Xie, Shenlong Huangfu, and Daqing Zhang,
FlierMeet: A Mobile Crowdsensing System for Cross-Space Public Information Reposting, Tagging, and Sharing,
IEEE Transactions on Mobile
Computing, Vol. 14, No. 10, October 2015, pp. 2020-2033.
Zhiwen Yu, Zhu Wang, Huilei He, Jilei Tian, Xinjiang Lu, and Bin Guo, Discovering Information Propagation Patterns in Microblogging Services,
ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from
Data, Vol. 10, No. 1, July 2015, Article No. 7.
Yu, Hui Wang, Bin Guo, Tao Gu, and Tao Mei, Supporting Serendipitous Social Interaction using Human Mobility Prediction,
IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems,
Vol. 45, No. 6, December 2015, pp. 811-818.
Yu, Zhiyong Yu, Xingshe Zhou, Christian Becker, and
Mining for Discovering Patterns of Human Interaction in Meetings, IEEE
Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 24, No.
4, April 2012, pp. 759-768.