PhD, SMIEEE, MACM  

Associate Professor, PhD Supervisor

School of Software, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China

Email: f.xia{at}ieee{dot}org; f.xia{at}acm{dot}org

URL: http://FengXia.NET



 

 
   

Mobile and Social Computing Laboratory (DUT Phone Lab): http://dutphonelab.org

 

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Dr. Feng Xia received the BSc and Ph.D. degrees from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. He was a Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He is currently an Associate Professor and PhD Supervisor in School of Software, Dalian University of Technology, China. He is the (Guest) Editor of several international journals. He serves as General Chair, PC Chair, Workshop Chair, Publicity Chair, or PC Member of a number of conferences. Dr. Xia has authored/co-authored one book and over 160 scientific papers in international journals and conferences (with 80+ indexed by ISI SCIE). His research interests include social computing, mobile computing, and cyber-physical systems. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE SMC Society, and a member of ACM and ACM SIGMobile.
 
What is NEW!
CALL FOR PAPERS: PhoneCom 2014: The 4th IEEE International Workshop on Sensing, Networking, and Computing with Smartphones, Hong Kong, China, December 2014; Submission Due: 11 September 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS: AAAI 2015 International Workshop on Scholarly Big Data: AI Perspectives, Challenges and Ideas, Austin, Texas, USA, January 2015; Submission Due: October 14, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS: ACM TOMM Special Issue on Smartphone-based Interactive Technologies, Systems and Applications; Submission Due: Dec. 18, 2014
[07/2014] Two Post-doc Positions in social/mobile computing are open (click here for details); please contact Dr. Feng Xia if you are interested.
[07/2014] 2015年拟招收保送工学硕士研究生2名; 实验室常年招收优秀本科生实习; 如有兴趣, 敬请联系.
 
Research Interests
Social Computing
computational social science, scholarly big data, data analytics, recommender systems, social network analysis, social informatics, e-learning
Mobile Computing
mobile social networks, socially-aware networking, vehicular social networks, ad hoc social networks, mobile cloud computing
Cyber-Physical Systems
intelligent systems, ubiquitous computing, internet of things, feedback computing, smart meeting, smart cities
 
Selected Publications (Click here for not-so-full list with fulltext PDF files downloadable) (Google Scholar Citations)
 
Feng Xia, Zhen Chen, Wei Wang, Jing Li, Laurence T. Yang. MVCWalker: Random Walk Based Most Valuable Collaborators Recommendation Exploiting Academic Factors, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, 2014; DOI: 10.1109/TETC.2014.2356505
Feng Xia, Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, Laurence Tianruo Yang, and Zhongxuan Luo. Community-based Event Dissemination with Optimal Load Balancing, IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/TC.2014.2345409
Feng Xia, Nana Yaw Asabere, Haifeng Liu, Zhen Chen, and Wei Wang. Socially-Aware Conference Participant Recommendation with Personality Traits, IEEE Systems Journal, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2014.2342375
Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, Tie Qiu, Feng Xia*, Behrouz Jedari, and Saeid Abolfazli. Event-Based Mobile Social Networks: Services, Technologies and Applications, IEEE Access, Accepted for publication, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2014.2319823
Poria Pirozmand, Guowei Wu, Behrouz Jedari, Feng Xia*. Human Mobility in Opportunistic Networks: Characteristics, Models and Prediction Methods, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Accepted for publication, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnca.2014.03.007
Nana Yaw Asabere, Feng Xia*, Wei Wang, Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Filippo Basso, and Jianhua Ma. Improving Smart Conference Participation through Socially-Aware Recommendation, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Accepted for publication, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/THMS.2014.2325837
Feng Xia, Li Liu, Jie Li, Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, Laurence Tianruo Yang, and Jianhua Ma. BEEINFO: An Interest-based Forwarding Scheme Using Artificial Bee Colony for Socially-aware Networking, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2014, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2014.2305192
Hannan Bin Liaqat, Feng Xia*, Jianhua Ma, Laurence Tianruo Yang, Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, and Nana Yaw Asabere. Social Similarity-aware TCP with Collision Avoidance in Ad-hoc Social Networks, IEEE Systems Journal, 2014, DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2014.2305191
Feng Xia, Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, Laurence Tianruo Yang, Jianhua Ma, Joel Rodrigues. Exploiting Social Relationship to Enable Efficient Replica Allocation in Ad-hoc Social Networks. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/TPDS.2013.2295805
Saeid Abolfazli, Zohreh Sanaei, Mojtaba Alizadeh, Abdullah Gani, Feng Xia. An Experimental Analysis on Cloud-based Mobile Augmentation in Mobile Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 146 - 154, Feb 2014.
Feng Xia, Qiuyuan Yang, Li Liu, Tie Qiu, Zhikui Chen, Jie Li. CIS: A Community-based Incentive Scheme for Socially-aware Networking, Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 11-14, 2014.
Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, Feng Xia, Qiuyuan Yang, Hannan Bin Liaqat, Zhikui Chen, Tie Qiu. Bacteria Inspired Mitigation of Selfish Users in Ad-hoc Social Networks, Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 11-14, 2014.
Hannan Bin Liaqat, Feng Xia, Qiuyuan Yang, Li Liu, Zhikui Chen, Tie Qiu. Reliable TCP for Popular Data in Socially-aware Ad-hoc Networks, Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 11-14, 2014.
Jing Li, Feng Xia, Wei Wang, Zhen Chen, Nana Yaw Asabere and Huizhen Jiang. ACRec: A Co-authorship based Random Walk Model for Academic Collaboration Recommendation, The 23rd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Companion Volume, Seoul, Korea, April 7-11, 2014.
Feng Xia, Nana Yaw Asabere, Haifeng Liu, Nakema Deonauth and Fengqi Li. Folksonomy Based Socially-Aware Recommendation of Scholarly Papers for Conference Participants, The 23rd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Companion Volume, Seoul, Korea, April 7-11, 2014.
Feng Xia, Haifeng Liu, Nana Yaw Asabere, Wei Wang and Zhuo Yang. Multi-Category Item Recommendation Using Neighborhood Associations in Trust Networks, The 23rd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Poster Track, Seoul, Korea, April 7-11, 2014.
Feng Xia, Li Liu, Jie Li, Jianhua Ma, and Athanasios V. Vasilakos. Socially-Aware Networking: A Survey, IEEE Systems Journal, 2013; DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2013.2281262
Yashar Najaflou, Behrouz Jedari, Feng Xia*, Laurence T. Yang, Mohammad S. Obaidat. Safety Challenges and Solutions in Mobile Social Networks, IEEE Systems Journal, 2013; DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2013.2284696
Feng Xia, Nana Yaw Asabere, Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, Jing Li, and Xiangjie Kong. Mobile Multimedia Recommendation in Smart Communities: A Survey, IEEE Access, vol.1, pp.606-624, 2013
Feng Xia, Ruonan Hao, Jie Li, Naixue Xiong, Laurence T. Yang, Yan Zhang. Adaptive GTS Allocation in IEEE 802.15.4 for Real-Time Wireless Sensor Networks, Journal of Systems Architecture, Volume 59, Issue 10, Part D, November 2013, pp: 1231-1242
Feng Xia, Ching-Hsien Hsu, Xiaojing Liu, Fangwei Ding, Wei Zhang. The Power of Smartphones, Multimedia Systems, to appear, 2013; DOI: 10.1007/s00530-013-0337-x
Feng Xia, Fangwei Ding, Jie Li, Xiangjie Kong, Laurence T. Yang, Jianhua Ma. Phone2Cloud: Exploiting Computation Offloading for Energy Saving on Smartphones in Mobile Cloud Computing, Information Systems Frontiers, to appear, 2013; DOI: 10.1007/s10796-013-9458-1
Saeid Abolfazli, Zohreh Sanaei, Abdullah Gani, Feng Xia*, Laurence T. Yang. Rich Mobile Applications: Genesis, Taxonomy, and Open Issues, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, to appear, 2013; DOI: 10.1016/j.jnca.2013.09.009
Fengqi Li, Guangming Li, Nanhai Yang, Feng Xia*, Chuang Yu. Label Matrix Normalization for Semi-supervised Learning from Imbalanced Data, New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, Oct 2013; DOI:10.1080/13614568.2013.846416
Feng Xia, Nana Yaw Asabere, Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Filippo Basso, Nakema Deonauth, Wei Wang. Socially-Aware Venue Recommendation for Conference Participants, The 10th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC), Vietri sul Mare, Italy, December 2013. Best Paper Award
Jie Li, Li Liu, Feng Xia. BEEINFO: Data Forwarding Based on Interest and Swarm Intelligence for Socially-aware Networking, Proceedings of the 19th ACM Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing & Networking (MobiCom), Miami, Florida, USA, 30 September-4 October 2013
Tie Qiu, Yanhong Ding, Feng Xia*, Honglian Ma. A Search Strategy of Level-Based Flooding for the Internet of Things, Sensors, 2012, 12(8):10163-10195.
Fatemeh Kaveh-Yazdy, Mohammad-Reza Zare-Mirakabad, Feng Xia. A Novel Neighbor Selection Approach for KNN: A Physiological Status Prediction Case Study, 18th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Workshop on Context Discovery and Data Mining, Beijing, China, August 2012.
Feng Xia, Alexey Vinel, Ruixia Gao, Linqiang Wang and Tie Qiu. Evaluating IEEE 802.15.4 for Cyber-Physical Systems, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Volume 2011, Article ID 596397, 14 pages, 2011. DOI:10.1155/2011/596397
Feng Xia and Jianhua Ma, Building Smart Communities with Cyber-Physical Systems, 13th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP), Symposium on Social and Community Intelligence, Beijing, China, September 2011, pp: 1-6. Invited Paper
 
Professional Activities

Editorial Board Member:
- Journal of Network and Computer Applications

- International Journal of Big Data Intelligence

- Int. J. of Computational Science and Engineering

- Int. J. of Communication Systems

- Sensors

- International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks

- Control Engineering and Applied Informatics
- Journal of Computers
- Journal of Software

- Journal of Convergence Information Technology

- Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks

Guest Editor:

- ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Special Issues on Smartphone-based Interactive Technologies, Systems and Applications, 2015
- Mobile Networks and Applications, Special Issue on Network Protocols and Algorithms for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, 2013
- Cluster Computing, Special Issue on energy-aware computing and communications, 2013
- Sensors, Special Issue on Ubiquitous Sensing, 2012
- International Journal of Communication Systems, Special Issue on Internet of Things, 2012
- Journal of Supercomputing, Special Issue on Green Computing and Communications, 2012
- Journal of Computers, Special Issue on Parallel Algorithms, Scheduling and Architectures, 2012
- International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Special Issue on Sensor Networks for High-Confidence Cyber-Physical Systems, 2011
- Computer Science and Information Systems, Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Networks and Software, 2011
- Journal of Software, Special Issue on Parallel and Distributed Data Processing, 2011
- Sensors, Special Issue on Wireless Sensor Technologies and Applications, 2009

Steering Committee Member, iThings, CPSCom
Advisory Chair / Advisory Board Member: SocialCom14-Beijing, ITST11
General Chair, PhoneCom14, BigScholar14, PhoneCom13, ICUMT13, PhoneCom12, TACPS12, PhoneCom11, HotCPS11, ICUMT11, CPSA11, MobiCPS10, EaCN10, IOTS10, ICUMT10
Executive Chair, CPSCom11
Technical Program Committee (Vice-)Chair: CSA14, ICESS13, CUTE13, GlobeCom-ETSD12, iThings11, GreenCom10, ICNS09
Workshop Chair, CPSCom10
Publicity Chair, ICUMT14, RNN14, BCFIC12, GreenCom11, ICESS11, BCFIC11, PAAP10
Program Committee Member, 50+ conferences

Invited Reviewer for numerous prestigious journals, including e.g.:

- IEEE Trans on Mobile Computing
- IEEE Trans on Parallel and Distributed Systems

- IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems
- ACM Trans on Embedded Computing Systems

Invited Talks:

- Big Scholarly Data, City Dynamics and Social Intelligence Workshop, Shanghai, China, 29 June 2014.

- Socially-Aware Networking, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 25 Aug 2013.

- Energy Management of Smartphones, Nokia Academic Symposium, Beijing, China, 15 Nov 2011.

- Building Smart Communities with Cyber-Physical Systems, ACM UBICOMP’11 Symposium on Social and Community Intelligence, Beijing, China, Sep 2011

 
Teaching
Computer Networking (2010 - ); for undergraduates
Advanced Computer Networks (Fall 2010 - ); for postgraduates
Complex Systems (Spring 2014 - ); for PhD students
Cloud Computing (Spring 2011 - 2013); for postgraduates
 
Selected Honors & Awards
Young Science & Technology Star of Dalian City, 2014
Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Project Supervisor, Dalian University of Technology, 2014
Best Paper Award, IEEE UIC 2013
Outstanding Master Supervisor in Liaoning Province, 2013
Outstanding Employee of the Year 2012, Dalian University of Technology, 2013
IEEE Senior Member, 2012-
MDPI Certificate of Editorial Achievement, 2012
Natural Science Academic Achievement Award in Liaoning Province, 2012
Outstanding Backup Academic Leader of Dalian City, 2012
\ Outstanding Master Supervisor of Dalian University of Technology, 2012
Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Project Supervisor, Dalian University of Technology, 2012
Outstanding Supervisor, Google Android Application Development China University Challenge Contest, 2012
Outstanding Supervisor, DUT Innovation Initiative Annual Meeting, 2012
Outstanding Employee of the Year 2011, DUT School of Software, 2012
Outstanding Leadership Award, IEEE CPSCom 2011
Outstanding Leadership Award, IEEE iThings 2011
Award for Excellent Computer Educational Achievements in China Universities, Ministry of Education of China, 2011
Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 11th Edition, 2011-2012
Outstanding Employee of the Year 2010, Dalian University of Technology, 2011
Outstanding Leadership Award, IEEE/ACM GreenCom 2010
Marquis Who's Who in the World, 27th - 31st Editions, 2010 - 2014
MDPI Certificate of Editorial Achievement, 2009
 
Contact Info

Mailing Address: School of Software, Dalian University of Technology, Development Zone, Dalian 116620, China

 
©Feng.
- since Apr 2009