PhD, Full Professor 博士生导师

Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China

ACM/IEEE/CCF Senior Member, AAAS Member



 

 
Assistant Dean, School of Software  
Head, Department of Cyber Engineering  

Director, Mobile and Social Computing Laboratory: http://MSCLab.org

 

- Interests - Publications - Services - Teaching - Students - Honors - Contact - Lab -

Dr. Feng Xia received the BSc and PhD degrees from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. He was a Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He is currently a Full Professor 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 two books and over 200 scientific papers in international journals and conferences (with 100+ indexed by ISI SCIE). His research interests include computational social science, big data, and mobile social networks. He is a Senior Member of IEEE (Computer Society, SMC Society) and ACM (SIGWEB), and a Member of AAAS.
 
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[01/2016] PhD Scholarships: Two PhD student positions with full scholarships are open for application (click here for details).
[01/2016] Two Post-doc Positions in computational social science are open (click here for details); please contact Dr. Feng Xia if you are interested.
[01/2016] Dr. Feng Xia is named on the 2015 list of Most Cited Chinese Researchers (in the category of Computer Science) (中国高被引学者) published by Elsevier (click here to check the report).
[10/2015] CALL FOR PAPERS: BigScholar 2016: The Third WWW Workshop on Big Scholarly Data, Montreal, Canada, April 2016; A workshop of WWW 2016. http://msclab.org/bigscholar/
[02/2015] Dr. Feng Xia is named on the 2014 list of Most Cited Chinese Researchers (in the category of Computer Science) (中国高被引学者) published by Elsevier (click here to check the report).
[00/0000] 每年招收博士生和硕士生; 实验室常年招收优秀本科生实习; 如有兴趣, 敬请联系.
 
Research Interests
Computational Social Science
social informatics, human dynamics, social network science, social computing and networking
Big Data
data analytics, scholarly big data, urban big data, data science, open data, digital libraries
Mobile Social Networks
vehicular social networks, ad hoc social networks, socially-aware networking, intelligent systems
 
Selected Publications (Click here for not-so-full list with fulltext PDF files downloadable) (Google Scholar Citations)
 
Feng Xia, Behrouz Jedari, Laurence Tianruo Yang, Jianhua Ma, and Runhe Huang. A Signaling Game for Uncertain Data Delivery in Selfish Mobile Social Networks, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TCSS.2016.2584103
Feng Xia, Haifeng Liu, Ivan Lee, Longbing Cao. Scientific Article Recommendation: Exploiting Common Author Relations and Historical Preferences, IEEE Transactions on Big Data, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TBDATA.2016.2555318
Xiaoyan Su, Wei Wang, Shuo Yu, Chenxin Zhang, Teshome Megersa Bekele and Feng Xia. Can academic conferences promote research collaboration? ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Newark, NJ, USA, June 19-23, 2016.
Wei Wang, Jiaying Liu, Shuo Yu, Chenxin Zhang, Zhenzhen Xu and Feng Xia. Mining Advisor-Advisee Relationships in Scholarly Big Data: A Deep Learning Approach, ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Newark, NJ, USA, June 19-23, 2016.
Jun Zhang, Zhaolong Ning, Xiaomei Bai, Wei Wang, Shuo Yu and Feng Xia. Who are the Rising Stars in Academia? ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Newark, NJ, USA, June 19-23, 2016.
Jun Zhang, Feng Xia, Wei Wang, Xiaomei Bai, Shuo Yu, Teshome Megersa Bekele and Zhong Peng. CocaRank: A Collaboration Caliber-based Method for Finding Academic Rising Stars, The 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Companion Volume, Montreal, Canada, April 11-15, 2016.
Xiaomei Bai, Jun Zhang, Hai Cui, Zhaolong Ning, Feng Xia. PNCOIRank: Evaluating the Impact of Scholarly Articles with Positive and Negative Citations, The 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Poster Track, Montreal, Canada, April 11-15, 2016.
Xiangjie Kong, Huizhen Jiang, Zhuo Yang, Zhenzhen Xu, Feng Xia, Amr Tolba. Exploiting Publication Contents and Collaboration Networks for Collaborator Recommendation, PLoS ONE, 2016. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148492
Zhaolong Ning, Feng Xia*, Xiangjie Kong, and Zhikui Chen. Resource Management in Cloud-based Mobile Networks: A Case Study on Social-oriented User Assignment, IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine, accepted for publication, 2016
Feng Xia, Li Liu, Behrouz Jedari, and Sajal K. Das. PIS: A Multi-dimensional Routing Protocol for Socially-aware Networking, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/TMC.2016.2517649
Feng Xia, Hannan Bin Liaqat, Jing Deng, Jiafu Wan, Sajal K. Das. Overhead Control with Reliable Transmission of Popular Packets in Ad-Hoc Social Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2015.2484418
Haifeng Liu, Feng Xia*, Zhen Chen, Nana Yaw Asabere, Jianhua Ma, and Runhe Huang. TruCom: Exploiting Domain-Specific Trust Networks for Multi-Category Item Recommendation, IEEE Systems Journal, 2015, DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2015.2427193
Haifeng Liu, Xiangjie Kong, Xiaomei Bai, Wei Wang, Teshome Megersa Bekele, and Feng Xia. Context-based Collaborative Filtering for Citation Recommendation, IEEE Access, Vol. 3, pp: 1695-1703, 2015. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2015.2481320
Biao Zhu, Hongxin Zhang, Wei Chen, Feng Xia, Ross Maciejewski. ShotVis: Smartphone-based Visualization of OCR Information from Images, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications,Vol. 12, No. 1s, Article 12, October 2015. DOI: 10.1145/2808210
Joao Dias, Joel Rodrigues, Feng Xia, Constandinos Mavromoustakis. A Cooperative Watchdog System to Detect Misbehavior Nodes in Vehicular Delay-Tolerant Networks, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2015.2425357
Feng Xia, Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, Laurence Tianruo Yang, and Zhongxuan Luo. Community-based Event Dissemination with Optimal Load Balancing, IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 64, No. 7, July 2015, pp: 1857-1869; DOI: 10.1109/TC.2014.2345409
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, Vol. 64, No.3, pp: 1188-1200, 2015, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2014.2305192
Atta ur Rehman Khan, Mazliza Othman, Feng Xia*, Abdul Nasir Khan. Context-Aware Mobile Cloud Computing & Its Challenges, IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine, 2015, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp: 42-49
Feng Xia, Li Liu, Jie Li, Jianhua Ma, and Athanasios V. Vasilakos. Socially-Aware Networking: A Survey, IEEE Systems Journal, 2015, Vol 9, No 3, pp: 904 - 921; 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, 2015, Vol 9, No 3, pp: 834 - 854; DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2013.2284696
Zhen Chen, Feng Xia, Huizhen Jiang, Haifeng Liu, Jun Zhang. AVER: Random Walk Based Academic Venue Recommendation, The 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Companion Volume, Florence, Italy, May 18-22, 2015
Shuhong Zhang, Feng Xia, Jun Zhang, Xiaomei Bai, Zhaolong Ning. Collaboration Prediction in Heterogeneous Information Networks, The 8th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing and Networking (SocialCom), Dec. 19-21, 2015, Chengdu, China
Xiangjie Kong, Jinmeng Zhou, Jun Zhang, Wei Wang, Feng Xia. TAPRank: A Time-aware Author Ranking Method in Heterogenous Networks, The 8th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing and Networking (SocialCom), Dec. 19-21, 2015, Chengdu, China
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
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, 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, 2(3): 364-375, 2014; DOI: 10.1109/TETC.2014.2356505
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, 25(12): 3167-3176, 2014; DOI: 10.1109/TPDS.2013.2295805
Ahmedin Mohammed Ahmed, Tie Qiu, Feng Xia*, Behrouz Jedari, and Saeid Abolfazli. Event-Based Mobile Social Networks: Services, Technologies and Applications, IEEE Access, 2: 500-513, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2014.2319823
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, 44(5): 689-700, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/THMS.2014.2325837
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.
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, 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, 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
 
Professional Activities

Editorial Board Member:

- IEEE Access (IEEE)

- SpringerPlus (Computer Science Advisory Board) (Springer)

- Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards (Springer)

- Journal of Network and Computer Applications (Elsevier)

- International Journal of Big Data Intelligence (Inderscience)

- Journal of Data and Information Science (CAS)

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
- 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

Steering Committee Member, iThings, CPSCom
Advisory Chair / Advisory Board Member: IOP16, IOP15, SocialCom14-Beijing, ITST11
General Chair, BigScholar16, BigScholar15, AAAI-SBD15, BigScholar14, PhoneCom13, ICUMT13, PhoneCom12, TACPS12, PhoneCom11, ICUMT11, ICUMT10
Executive Chair, CPSCom11
Technical Program Committee (Vice-)Chair: SocialCom15, IOV15, CSA14, ICESS13, CUTE13, GlobeCom-ETSD12, iThings11, GreenCom10, IOTS10, ICNS09
Workshop Chair, CPSCom10
Program Committee Member, 50+ conferences

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

- IEEE Trans on Big Data

- IEEE Trans on Mobile Computing
- IEEE Trans on Services Computing

- IEEE Trans on Human-Machine Systems

Invited Talks:

- From Cyber-Physical Systems towards Big Scholarly Data, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, July 2015
- From Socially-Aware Networking towards Big Data Computing, Wuhan University, China, April 2015
- From Cyber-Physical Systems towards Social Computing, Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, China, Jan 2015

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

- From Cyber-Physical Systems towards Mobile Social Networks, University of Malaya, KL, Malaysia, May 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
Complex Systems (Spring 2014 - ); for PhD students
 
Selected Honors & Awards
Most Cited Chinese Researcher of the Year 2015, Elsevier, 2016 (中国高被引学者)
Outstanding Young Scholar, Dalian University of Technology, 2015
Most Cited Chinese Researcher of the Year 2014, Elsevier, 2015 (中国高被引学者)
ACM Senior Member, 2014
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, 2014
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 Employee of the Year 2011, DUT School of Software, 2012
Outstanding Leadership Award, IEEE CPSCom 2011
Outstanding Leadership Award, IEEE iThings 2011
Outstanding Employee of the Year 2010, Dalian University of Technology, 2011
Outstanding Leadership Award, IEEE/ACM GreenCom 2010
MDPI Certificate of Editorial Achievement, 2009
 
Contact Info

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

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