Xiaojuan Ma, Curriculum Vitae

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Clear Water Bay
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Email: mxj(at)cse(dot)ust(dot)hk
Homepage: http://home.cse.ust.hk/~mxj/
Tel: (852) 2358 6991
Fax: (852) 2358 1477
Education
2010
Ph.D.: Human-Computer Interaction,  Computer Science, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
2007
M.A.: Human-Computer Interaction,  Computer Science, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
2005
B.Sc.: Computer Science,  Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, China
2005
Minor: English,  Tsinghua University, China
Employment
2015-Present
Assistant Professor,  Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
2012-2015
Researcher,  Noah's Ark Lab, Hong Kong
2011-2012
Postdoctoral Scholar,  Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Awardee of Computing Innovation Fellow by Computing Research Association (CRA) and National Science Foundation (NSF)
2010-2011
Research Fellow,  Information Systems, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2005-2010
Graduate Research Assistant,  Computer Science, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
2007
Research Intern,  Psychology and Computer Science, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
2006-2007
User Experience Intern,  Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ, USA
Funded Projects
RGC-GRF
16204420: Scaling Up Robot Skill Acquisition When Learning from Human Demonstration
PI       HKD 845,055       1/1/2021 - 31/12/2023
RGC-GRF
16204819: Transparency in Robot Learning from Demonstration
PI       HKD 518,999       1/1/2020 - 31/12/2022
(UGC - Research Infrastructure Grant IRS20EG25: HKD 30,000)
RGC-CRF
C6030-18G: A Human-Powered Machine Learning System
Co-PI       HKD 3,716,381       29/6/2019 - 28/6/2022
(UGC - Research Infrastructure Grant VPRDO19EG05: HKD 494,900)
RGC-Theme_based
T45-407/19N-2: Research and Development of Artificial Intelligence in Extraction and Identification of Spoken Language Biomarkers for Screening and Monitoring of Neurocognitive Disorders
PI       HKD 236,000 (Total Amount HKD 50,000,000)       1/1/2020 - 31/12/2024
(UGC - Research Infrastructure Grant VPRDO20EG03: HKD 27,000)
RGC-Theme_based
16204420: Learning and Assessment for Digital Citizenship
CI       HKD 3,919,000       1/11/2016 - 31/10/2021
(UGC - Research Infrastructure Grant VPRGO17EG03: HKD 436,600)
ITF-Platform
ITS/319/16FP: Multichannel Emotion and Intent Inference and Expression for Human- Robot Interactions
CI       HKD 8,595,928       1/6/2017 - 30/11/2019
HKUST-WeBank
WEB19EG01-D: Innovative, Interactive, and Collaborative Online Advertising
CI       HKD 418,091       1/9/2019 - 14/4/2022
HKUST-SJTU
SJTU20EG02: Technology-Supported Psychological Wellbeing: Mitigating the Impacts of COVID-19
PI       HKD 50,000       1/9/2020 - 31/8/2021
RDC
19201890HWLB15M013: Evaluation Model of Critical Dimensions for Brand Differentiation
PI       HKD 568,856       1/5/2018 - 30/9/2019
RDC
1817169-0, 1718170-0, 1718171-0: Network Embedding on Financial Data
PI       HKD 568,856       1/5/2018 - 30/9/2019
WHAT Lab
1617170-0: Pose-based Human Emotion Inference
PI       HKD 188,400       1/2/2017 - 13/1/2018
WHAT Lab
1516144-0: Multimodality Footing in Human-Robot Conversations
PI       HKD 162,000       15/2/2016 - 14/2/2017
Initiation Grant
IGN15EG02: Developing a sensible model of engagement in multi-party interactions in human-robot team
PI       HKD 172,900       1/1/2016 - 31/12/2017
REC
REC15EG04: Research Equipment Competition
PI       HKD 520,560       14/12/2015 - 10/6/2016
Publications (Typographic Conventions: graduate advisees are in underlined italic, other research mentees e.g., postdocs, RAs, interns, FYP/FYT/UROP/independent work students are in underlined)
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Books or Book Chapters
Co-design of an Interactive Analytics System for Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Game Occurrences
Quan Li, Ziming Wu, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma
Wallner, G. (Ed.) Data Analytics Applications in Gaming and Entertainment. (July, 2019). (in press, read more)
Cuteness Engineering: Designing Adorable Products and Services
Aaron Marcus, Masaaki Kurosu, Xiaojuan Ma, Ayako Hashizume
Springer Series on Cultural Computing. (2017). Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61961-3. read more
Refereed Journal Papers
QLens: Visual Analytics of Multi-step Problem-solving Behaviors for Improving Question Design
Meng Xia, Palaniyappan Velumani, Panpan Xu, Yong Wang, Huamin Qu, Xiaojuan Ma
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) (2020, in press).
Fostering Engagement in Technology-Mediated Stress Management: A Comparative Study of Biofeedback Designs
Zhida Sun, Manuele Reani, Quan Li, Xiaojuan Ma
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS) (2020), 102430. html
Sparse Mobile Crowdsensing With Differential and Distortion Location Privacy
Leye Wang, Daqing Zhang, Dingqi Yang, Brian Y. Lim, Xiao Han, Xiaojuan Ma
IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security. vol. 15, (2020): 2735-2749. html
WeSeer: Visual Analysis for Better Information Cascade Prediction of WeChat Articles
Quan Li, Ziming Wu, Lingling Yi, Kristanto Sean Njotoprawiro, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG). (2020). vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 1399-1412. pdf
SeqDynamics: Visual Analytics for Evaluating Online Problem-solving Dynamics
Meng Xia, Min Xu, Ta Ying Cheng, Chuan-en Lin, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma
Computer Graphics Forum. vol. 39, no. 3, (2020). pp. 511-522. pdf
Ridesharing car detection by transfer learning
Leye Wang, Xu Geng, Xiaojuan Ma, Daqing Zhang, and Qiang Yang
Artificial Intelligence. (2019). 273: 1-18. html
DataShot: Automatic Generation of Fact Sheet from Tabular Data
Yun Wang*, Zhida Sun*, Haidong Zhang, Weiwei Cui, Ke Xu, Xiaojuan Ma, and Dongmei Zhang
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG). (2019). 26(1): 895-905. (* Equal Contributions) pdf
Love in Lyrics: An Exploration of Supporting Textual Manifestation of Affection in Social Messaging
Taewook Kim, Jungsoo Lee, Zhenhui Peng, and Xiaojuan Ma
Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 3, CSCW. (2019). pdf
ShadowPlay2.5D: A 360-Degree Video Authoring Tool for Immersive Appreciation of Classical Chinese Poetry
Zhenjie Zhao and Xiaojuan Ma
ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH). Article No.: 5. 20 pages. (2019). html
Gender Profiling from a Single Snapshot of Apps Installed on a Smartphone: An Empirical Study
Sha Zhao, Yizhi Xu, Xiaojuan Ma, Ziwen Jiang, Zhiling Luo, Shijian Li, Laurence Tianruo Yang, Anind Dey, and Gang Pan
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 16(2), 1330-1342. (2019). pdf
Mobile Crowdsourcing Task Allocation with Differential-and-Distortion Geo-Obfuscation
Leye Wang, Dingqi Yang, Xiao Han, Daqing Zhang, and Xiaojuan Ma
IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. (published, early access, doi: 10.1109/TDSC.2019.2912886.). (2019). pdf
Exploring how software developers work with mention bot in GitHub
Zhenhui Peng and Xiaojuan Ma
CCF Transactions on Pervasive Computing and Interaction. 1: 190–203. (2019). html
A survey on construction and enhancement methods in service chatbots design
Zhenhui Peng and Xiaojuan Ma
CCF Transactions on Pervasive Computing and Interaction. 1: 204-223. (2019). html
Professional Medical Advice at your Fingertips: An empirical study of an online
Xiaojuan Ma, Xinning Gui, Jiayue Fan, Mingqian Zhao, Yunan Chen, and Kai Zheng
Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction. 2, no. CSCW (2018): 116. pdf
Mediating Color Filter Exploration with Color Theme Semantics Derived from Social Curation Data
Ziming Wu, Zhida Sun, Taewook Kim, Manuele Reani, Caroline Jay, and Xiaojuan Ma
Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction. 2, no. CSCW (2018): 187. pdf
Storytelling and visualization: An extended survey
Chao Tong, Richard Roberts, Rita Borgo, Sean Walton, Robert Laramee, Kodzo Wegba, Aidong Lu, Yun Wang, Huamin Qu, Qiong Luo, Xiaojuan Ma
Information. 9, no. 3 (2018): 65. html
Data-driven approach to human-engaged computing
Xiaojuan Ma
International series on information systems and management in creative eMedia (CreMedia). 2017, no. 2 (2018): pp. 43-47. pdf
A Visual Analytics Approach for Understanding Reasons behind Snowballing and Comeback in MOBA Games
Quan Li, Peng Xu, Yeuk Yin Chan, Yun Wang, Zhipeng Wang, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG). 23, no. 1 (2017): 211-220. pdf
Tripartite Effects: Exploring Users’ Mental Model of Mobile Gestures under the Influence of Operation, Handheld Posture, and Interaction Space
Kening Zhu, Xiaojuan Ma, Haoyuan Chen, and Miaoyin Liang
International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction (IJHCI). 33, no. 6 (2017): 443-459. html
Crowddeliver: planning city-wide package delivery paths leveraging the crowd of taxis
Chao Chen, Daqing Zhang, Xiaojuan Ma, Bin Guo, Leye Wang, Yasha Wang, and Edwin Sha
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 18, no. 6 (2017): 1478-1496. (Featured by IEEE Spectrum: read more)
A generic framework for constraint-driven data selection in mobile crowd photographing
Huihui Chen, Bin Guo, Zhiwen Yu, Liming Chen, and Xiaojuan Ma
IEEE Internet of Things Journal. 4, no. 1 (2017): 284-296. pdf
Understanding bike trip patterns leveraging bike sharing system open data
Longbiao Chen, Xiaojuan Ma, Gang Pan, and Jérémie Jakubowicz
Frontiers of computer science. 11, no. 1 (2017): 38-48. pdf
MA-SSR: A Memetic Algorithm for Skyline Scenic Routes Planning Leveraging Heterogeneous User-generated Digital Footprints
Chao Chen, Xia Chen, Leye Wang, Xiaojuan Ma, Zhu Wang, Kai Liu, Bin Guo, and Zhen Zhou
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. 66, no. 7 (2017): 5723 – 5736. pdf
Container port performance measurement and comparison leveraging ship GPS traces and maritime open data
Longbiao Chen, Daqing Zhang, Xiaojuan Ma, Leye Wang, Shijian Li, Zhaohui Wu, and Gang Pan
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 17, no. 5 (2016): 1227-1242. pdf
MobiGroup: Enabling lifecycle support to social activity organization and suggestion with mobile crowd sensing
Bin Guo, Zhiwen Yu, Liming Chen, Xingshe Zhou, and Xiaojuan Ma
IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems. 46, no. 3 (2016): 390-402. pdf
Developing Design Guidelines for a Visual Vocabulary of Electronic Medical Information to Improve Health Literacy
Xiaojuan Ma
Interacting with Computers (IwC). 28, no. 2 (2015): 151-169. (Best Paper Award at the International Symposium of Interaction Design and Human Factors - IDHF2014) pdf
Data-driven techniques to assist design of perceptually effective visual displays
Xiaojuan Ma
Information Design Journal (IDJ). 21, no. 3 (2014). (Cover article)html
TripPlanner: Personalized trip planning leveraging heterogeneous crowdsourced digital footprints
Chao Chen, Daqing Zhang, Bin Guo, Xiaojuan Ma, Gang Pan, and Zhaohui Wu
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 16, no. 3 (2015): 1259-1273. pdf
Evocation: analyzing and propagating a semantic link based on free word association
Xiaojuan Ma
Language Resources and Evaluation. 47, no. 3 (2013): 819-837. html
Semantic labeling of nonspeech audio clips
Xiaojuan Ma, Christiane Fellbaum, and Perry Cook
EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing. 2010, no. 1 (2010): 404860. pdf
Refereed Conference Papers
Exploring the Effects of Technological Writing Assistance for Support Providers in Online Mental Health Community
Zhenhui Peng, Qingyu Guo, Ka Wing Tsang, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-15. pdf
Predicting and Diagnosing User Engagement with Mobile UI Animation via a Data-Driven Approach
Ziming Wu, Yulun Jiang, Yiding Liu, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-13. pdf
ARchitect: Building Interactive Virtual Experiences from Physical Affordances by Bringing Human-in-the-Loop
Chuan-en Lin*, Ta Ying Cheng*, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-13. (* Equal Contributions) pdf
VoiceCoach: Interactive Evidence-based Training for Voice Modulation Skills in Public Speaking
Xingbo Wang, Haipeng Zeng, Yong Wang, Aoyu Wu, Zhida Sun, Xiaojuan Ma, and Huamin Qu
In Proc. ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-12. pdf
RestoreVR: Generating Embodied Knowledge and Situated Experience of Dunhuang Mural Conservation via Interactive Virtual Reality
Xinyi Fu, Yaxin Zhu, Zhijing Xiao, Yingqing Xu, and Xiaojuan Ma*
In Proc. ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-13. (* Corresponding Author) pdf
MaraVis: Representation and Coordinated Intervention of Medical Encounters in Urban Marathon
Quan Li, Huabin Lin, Xiguang Wei, Kangkun Huang, Lixin Fan, Jian Du, Xiaojuan Ma, and Tianjian Chen
In Proc. ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-12. pdf
Getting the Healthcare We Want: the Use of Online "Ask the Doctor" Platforms in Practice
Xianghua Ding, Xinning Gui, Xiaojuan Ma, Zhaofei Ding, and Yunan Chen
In Proc. ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-13. (Honorable Mention Award) pdf
EmoG: Supporting the Sketching of Emotional Expressions for Storyboarding
Yang Shi, Nan Cao, Xiaojuan Ma, Siji Chen, and Pei Liu
In Proc. ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-12. (Featured by Japanese Media ITmedia NEWS) pdf
"A Postcard from Your Food Journey in the Past": Promoting Self-Reflection on Social Food Posting
Zhida Sun, Sitong Wang, Wenjie Yang, Onur Yürüten, Chuhan Shi, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. ACM ACM on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS). (2020). pp. 1819-1832. pdf
Learning Physical Common Sense as Knowledge Graph Completion via BERT Data Augmentation and Constrained Tucker Factorization
Zhenjie Zhao, Evangelos Papalexakis, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP). (2020). (to appear)
Using Information Visualization to Promote Students' Reflection on "Gaming the system"
Meng Xia, Yuya Asano, Joseph Jay Williams, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the Seventh ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale (L@S). (2020). pp. 37-49. PDF
Friend Network as Gatekeeper: A Study of WeChat Users' Consumption of Friend-Curated Contents
Quan Li, Zhenhui Peng, Haipeng Zeng, Qiaoan Chen, Lingling Yi, Ziming Wu, Xiaojuan Ma, and Tianjian Chen
In Proc. Chinese CHI 2020. (2020). pdf
Adversarial Imitation Learning from Incomplete Demonstrations
Mingfei Sun and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). (2019). pp. 3513-3519. pdf
Cross-City Transfer Learning for Deep Spatio-Temporal Prediction
Leye Wang, Xu Geng, Xiaojuan Ma, Feng Liu, and Qiang Yang
In Proc. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). (2019). pp. 1893-1899. pdf
Design and Evaluation of Service Robot’s Proactivity in Decision-Making Support Process
Zhenhui Peng, Yunhwan Kwon, Jiaan Lu, Ziming Wu, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. ACM CHI2019 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2019). pp. 1-13. pdf
Understanding and Modeling User-Perceived Brand Personality from Mobile Application UIs
Ziming Wu, Taewook Kim, Quan Li, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. ACM CHI2019 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2019). pp. 1-12. pdf
PeerLens: Peer-inspired Interactive Learning Path Planning in Online Question Pool
Meng Xia, Mingfei Sun, Huan Wei, Qing Chen, Yong Wang, Lei Shi, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc ACM CHI2019 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2019). pp. 1-12. pdf
Rating Worker Skills and Task Strains in Collaborative Crowd Computing: A Competitive Perspective
George Trimponias*, Xiaojuan Ma*, and Qiang,Yang
In Proc. ACM The World Wide Web Conference (WWW). (2019). pp. 1853-1863. (* Equal Contributions) pdf
Exploring Perceived Emotional Intelligence of Personality-Driven Virtual Agents in Handling User Challenges
Xiaojuan Ma*, Emily Yang*, Pascale Fung
In Proc. ACM The World Wide Web Conference (WWW). (2019). pp. 1222-1233. (* Equal Contributions) pdf
Text Emotion Distribution Learning from Small Sample: A Meta-Learning Approach
Zhenjie Zhao, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP). (2019). pp. 3948-3958. pdf
Embedding Lexical Features via Tensor Decomposition for Small Sample Humor Recognition
Zhenjie Zhao*, Andrew Cattle*, Evangelos Papalexakis, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP). (2019). pp. 6377-6382. (* Equal Contributions) pdf
An AR Benchmark System for Indoor Planar Object Tracking
Ziming Wu*, Jiabin Guo*, Shuangli Zhang, Chen Zhao and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. 2019 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME). (2019). pp. 302-307. (* Equal Contributions) pdf
The Acoustic Features and Their Relationship to the Emotional Characteristics of Rain Sound Effects
Wing Lam Sin, Bing Yen Chang, Xiaojuan Ma, and Andrew Horner
In Proc. International Computer Music Conference (ICMC). (2019). pdf
HRCR: Hidden Markov-based Reinforcement to Reduce Churn in Question Answering Forums
Reza Hadi Mogavi, Sujit Gujar, Xiaojuan Ma, and Pan Hui
In Proc. Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI). (2019). pp. 364-376. html
Effects of Ego Networks and Communities on Self-Disclosure in an Online Social Network
Young D. Kwon, Reza Hadi Mogavi, Ehsan Ul Haq, Youngjin Kwon, Xiaojuan Ma, and Pan Hui
In Proc. IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM). (2019). pp. 17-24. pdf
A Live Storytelling Virtual Reality System with Programmable Cartoon-style Emotion Embodiment
Zhenjie Zhao, Feng Han, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the Second IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality (AIVR). 8942322, (2019). pp. 102-109. pdf
Towards Understanding the Adoption and Social Experience of Digital Wallet Systems
Shiliang Tang, Ziming Wu, Xinyi Zhang, Gang Wang, Xiaojuan Ma, Haitao Zheng, and Ben Zhao
In Proc. the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). (2019). pp. 5093-5102. pdf
VirtualGrasp: Leveraging Experience of Interacting with Physical Objects to Facilitate Digital Object Retrieval
Yukang Yan, Chun Yu, Xiaojuan Ma, Xin Yi, Ke Sun, and Yuanchun Shi
In Proc. ACM CHI 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2018). pp. 1-13. pdf
Eyes-Free Target Acquisition in Interaction Space around the Body for Virtual Reality
Yukang Yan, Chun Yu, Xiaojuan Ma, Shuai Huang, Hasan Iqbal, and Yuanchun Shi
In Proc. ACM CHI 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2018). pp. 1-13. pdf
Geographic differential privacy for mobile crowd coverage maximization
Leye Wang, Gehua Qin, Dingqi Yang, Xiao Han, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). (2018). pp. 200-207. pdf
EmbeddingVis: A Visual Analytics Approach to Comparative Network Embedding Inspection
Quan Li, Kristanto Sean Njotoprawiro, Hammad Haleem, Qiaoan Chen, Chris Yi, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST). (2018). pp. 48-59. pdf
Coloring with Words: Guiding Image Colorization Through Text-based Palette Generation
Hyojin Bahng, Seungjoo Yoo, Wonwoong Cho, David Keetae Park, Ziming Wu, Xiaojuan Ma, and Jaegul Choo
In Proc. the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV). (2018). pp. 431-447. read more
The Emotional Characteristics of Rain Sound Effects
Wing Lam Sin, Xiaojuan Ma, and Andrew Horner
In Proc. International Computer Music Conference (ICMC). (2018), pp. 344-349. pdf
A Multi-Phased Co-design of an Interactive Analytics System for MOBA Game Occurrences
Quan Li, Ziming Wu, Peng Xu, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS). (2018). pp. 1321-1332. pdf
Recognizing humour using word associations and humour anchor extraction
Andrew Cattle and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the 27th International Conference on Computational Linguistics (COLING). (2018). pp. 1849-1858. pdf
Towards human-engaged AI
Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI). (2018). pp. 5682-5686. pdf
Estimating Emotional Intensity from Body Poses for Human-Robot Interaction
Mingfei Sun, Yiqing Mou, Hongwen Xie, Meng Xia, Michelle Wong, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC). (2018). pp. 1-6. pdf
A Compensation Method of Two-Stage Image Generation for Human-AI Collaborated In-Situ Fashion Design in Augmented Reality Environment
Zhenjie Zhao and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. The 2018 IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality (AIVR). (2018). pp. 76-83. pdf
A neural-network-based investigation of eye-related movements for accurate drowsiness estimation
Mingfei Sun, Masanori Tsujikawa, Yoshifumi Onishi, Xiaojuan Ma, Atsushi Nishino, and Satoshi Hashimoto
In Proc. the 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). (2018). pp. 5207-5210. pdf
Sensing and Handling Engagement Dynamics in Human-Robot Interaction Involving Peripheral Computing Devices
Mingfei Sun, Zhenjie Zhao, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. The 2017 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2017). pp. 556-567. pdf
ViVo: Video-Augmented Dictionary for Vocabulary Learning
Yeshuang Zhu, Yuntao Wang, Chun Yu, Shaoyun Shi, Yankai Zhang, Shuang He, Peijun Zhao, Xiaojuan Ma, and Yuanchun Shi
In Proc. The 2017 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2017). pp. 5568-5579. pdf
Video-based Evanescent, Anonymous, Asynchronous Social Interaction: Motivation and Adaption to Medium
Xiaojuan Ma and Nan Cao
In Proc. the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). (2017). pp. 770-782. pdf
Predicting Word Association Strengths
Andrew Cattle and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP). (2017). pp. 1283-1288. pdf
Location Privacy-Preserving Task Allocation for Mobile Crowdsensing with Differential Geo-Obfuscation
Leye Wang, Dingqi Yang, Xiao Han, Tianben Wang, Daqing Zhang, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the 26th ACM International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW). (2017). pp. 627-636. pdf
A Visual Analytics Approach for Understanding Egocentric Intimacy Network Evolution and Impact Propagation in MMORPGs
Quan Li, Qiaomu Shen, Yao Ming, Peng Xu, Yun Wang, Xiaojuan Ma, and Huamin Qu
In Proc. IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis). (2017). pp. 31-40. pdf
Influence of Content Layout and Motivation on Users' Herd Behavior in Social Discovery
Yanzhen Yue, Xiaojuan Ma, and Zhenhui Jiang
In Proc. the 2016 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2016). pp. 5715-5719. pdf
Dynamic cluster-based over-demand prediction in bike sharing systems
Longbiao Chen, Daqing Zhang, Leye Wang, Dingqi Yang, Xiaojuan Ma, Shijian Li, Zhaohui Wu, Gang Pan, Thi-Mai-Trang Nguyen, and Jérémie Jakubowicz
In Proc. the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp). (2016). pp. 841-852. (Honorable Mention Award) pdf
Differential location privacy for sparse mobile crowdsensing
Leye Wang, Daqing Zhang, Dingqi Yang, Brian Y. Lim, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. 2016 IEEE 16th International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM). (2016). pp. 1257-1262. pdf
VideoForest: interactive visual summarization of video streams based on danmu data
Zhida Sun, Mingfei Sun, Nan Cao, and Xiaojuan Ma
In ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2016 Symposium on Visualization. (2016). pp. 1-8. pdf
Animated narrative visualization for video clickstream data
Yun Wang, Zhutian Chen, Xiaojuan Ma, Qiong Luo, and Huamin Qu
In ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2016 Symposium on Visualization. (2016). pp. 1-8. pdf
Blossom: Design of a Tangible Interface for Improving Intergenerational Communication for the Elderly
Mingqian Zhao, Zhutian Chen, Ke Lu, Chaoran Li, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the ACM International Symposium on Interactive Technology and Ageing Populations. (2016). pp. 87-98. pdf
From Breakage to Icebreaker: Inspiration for Designing Technological Support for Human-Human Interaction
Xiaojuan Ma, Ke Fang, and Fengyuan Zhu
In Proc. the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS). (2016). pp. 403-414. pdf
Developing a comprehensive engagement framework of gamification for reflective learning
Chaklam Silpasuwanchai, Xiaojuan Ma, Hiroaki Shigemasu, and Xiangshi Ren
In Proc. the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS). (2016). pp. 459-472. pdf
How Different Input and Output Modalities Support Coding as a Problem-Solving Process for Children
Kening Zhu, Xiaojuan Ma, Gary Ka Wai Wong, and John Man Ho Huen
In Proc. the 15th ACM International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC). (2016). pp. 238-245. pdf
From Internet Memes to Emoticon Engineering: Insights from the Baozou Comic Phenomenon in China
Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII). Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer International Publishing. (2016). pp. 15-27. html
Cuteness Design in the UX: An Initial Analysis
Aaron Marcus and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. International Conference of Design, User Experience, and Usability, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer International Publishing. (2016). pp. 46-56. html
Making telecommunications services accessible to people with severe communication disabilities
Rosanna Yuen-Yan Chan, Junnan Ding, Lam Wang Kong, Gladys Yan, Xue Bai, Xiaojuan Ma, Soby So, Xiangjie Wang, and Jessica Tsz Ching Chow
In Proc. IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC). (2016), pp. 105-112. pdf
Bike sharing station placement leveraging heterogeneous urban open data
Longbiao Chen, Daqing Zhang, Gang Pan, Xiaojuan Ma, Dingqi Yang, Kostadin Kushlev, Wangsheng Zhang, and Shijian Li
In Proc. the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp). (2015). pp. 571-575. pdf
Exiting the Design Studio: Leveraging Online Participants for Early-Stage Design Feedback
Xiaojuan Ma, Li Yu, Jodi L. Forlizzi, and Steven P. Dow
In Proc. the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW). (2015). pp. 676-685.pdf
Social Eye Tracking: Gaze Recall with Online Crowds
Shiwei Cheng, Zhiqiang Sun, Xiaojuan Ma, Jodi L. Forlizzi, Scott E. Hudson, and Anind Dey
In Proc. the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW). (2015). pp. 454-463. (Honorable Mention Award) pdf
Bringing Chinese Aesthetics into Designing the Experience of Personal Informatics for Wellbeing
Tina Bin Zhu, Yanqing Zhang, Xiaojuan Ma, and Haibo Li
In Proc. Design and semantics of form and movement (DeSForM). 289 (2015). pdf
Share your view: impact of co-navigation support and status composition in collaborative online shopping
Yanzhen Yue*, Xiaojuan Ma*, and Zhenhui Jiang*
In Proc. the 32nd annual ACM CHI conference on Human factors in computing systems. (2014). pp. 3299-3308. (* equal contribution) pdf
Food messaging: using edible medium for social messaging
Jun Wei, Xiaojuan Ma, and Shengdong Zhao
In Proc. the 32nd annual ACM CHI conference on Human factors in computing systems. (2014). pp. 2873-2882. pdf
Container throughput estimation leveraging ship GPS traces and open data
Longbiao Chen, Daqing Zhang, Gang Pan, Leye Wang, Xiaojuan Ma, Chao Chen, and Shijian Li
In Proc. the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp). (2014). pp. 847-851. pdf
TaxiExp: A Novel Framework for Inner-City Package Express via Taxi CrowdSourcing
Chao Chen, Daqing Zhang, Leye Wang, Xiaojuan Ma, Xiao Han, and Edwin Sha
In Proc. 11th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC). (2014).
Augmenting text with multiple pictures can facilitate online information processing across language barriers
Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the Second ACM International Symposium of Chinese CHI. (2014). pp. 80-86. (Best Paper Award) pdf
Empatheticons: Designing emotion awareness tools for group recommenders
Yu Chen, Xiaojuan Ma, Alfredo Cerezo, and Pearl Pu
In Proc. the XV ACM International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (Interacción). (2014). pp. 1-8. pdf
Guidelines for depicting emotions in storyboard scenarios
Xiaojuan Ma, Jodi Forlizzi, and Steven Dow
In Proc. 8th International Design and Emotion Conference (D&E). (2012). pp. 1-12. pdf
Rethinking WordNet's Domains
Xiaojuan Ma, and Christiane Fellbaum
In Proc. The 6th International Global Wordnet Conference (GWC). (2012), pp. 173-180. pdf
Uncovering visualization properties that confuse
Kyong Eun Oh, Karen Bemis, Xiaojuan Ma, Marilyn Tremaine, and Deborah Silver
In Proc. the Association for Information Science and Technology. 49, no. 1 (2012): 1-4. html
Farmer's tale: a facebook game to promote volunteerism
Don Sim Jianqiang, Xiaojuan Ma, Shengdong Zhao, Jing Ting Khoo, Swee Ling Bay, and Zhenhui Jiang
In Proc. the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2011). pp. 581-584. pdf
Environmental sounds as concept carriers for communication
Xiaojuan Ma, Christiane Fellbaum, and Perry R. Cook
In Proc. the 16th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD). (2010). pp. 353-360. pdf
SoundNet: investigating a language composed of environmental sounds
Xiaojuan Ma, Christiane Fellbaum, and Perry R. Cook
In Proc. the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2010). pp. 1945-1954. (Honorable Mention Award) pdf
Vocabulary navigation made easier
Sonya Nikolova, Xiaojuan Ma, Marilyn Tremaine, and Perry Cook
In Proc. the 15th ACM international conference on Intelligent user interfaces (IUI). (2010). pp. 361-364. pdf
Speaking through pictures: images vs. icons
Xiaojuan Ma, Jordan Boyd-Graber, Sonya Nikolova, and Perry R. Cook
In Proc. the 11th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS). (2009). pp. 163-170. pdf
W2ANE: when words are not enough: online multimedia language assistant for people with aphasia
Xiaojuan Ma, Sonya Nikolova, and Perry R. Cook
In Proc. the 17th ACM international conference on Multimedia (MM). (2009). pp. 749-752. pdf
How well do visual verbs work in daily communication for young and old adults?
Xiaojuan Ma and Perry R. Cook
In Proc. the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2009). pp. 361-364. pdf
Refereed Magazine Articles
Broadening artificial intelligence education in K-12: where to start?
Gary KW Wong, Xiaojuan Ma, Pierre Dillenbourg, and John Huen
ACM Inroads. (2020). 11(1), pp.20-29. html
When schools meet artificial intelligence in Hong Kong
Gary KW Wong, Xiaojuan Ma, and John Huen
ACM Inroads. (2019). 10(4), pp.43-46. html
Posters, Demos, or Workshop Papers
Situated Learning of Soft Skills with an Interactive Agent in Virtual Reality via Multimodal Feedback
Zhenjie Zhao and Xiaojuan Ma
Extended Abstract of the 2020 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST). (2020, to appear)
Understanding User Perceptions of Robot's Delay, Voice Quality-Speed Trade-off and GUI during Conversation
Zhenhui Peng, Kaixiang Mo, Xiaogang Zhu, Junlin Chen, Zhijun Chen, Qian Xu, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Extended Abstracts of ACM CHI2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2020). pp. 1-8. pdf
GremoBot: Exploring Emotion Regulation in Group Chat
Zhenhui Peng, Taewook Kim, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Conference Companion Publication of the 2019 on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). (2019). pp. 335-340. pdf
Community-Sourced Itinerary for HPV Vaccine: A Case Study of the Use of WeChat Group to Reconstruct Healthcare Solution
Xiaojuan Ma
CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Workshop on Unpacking the Infrastructuring Work of Patients and Caregivers around the World. (2019). pdf
Exploring the Effects of Scale in Augmented Reality-Empowered Visual Analytics
Zhida Sun, Feng Han, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Extended Abstracts of the 2018 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. p. LBW012. (2018). pp. 1-6. pdf
Designing emotional expressions of conversational states for voice assistants: Modality and engagement
Yang Shi, Xin Yan, Xiaojuan Ma, Yongqi Lou, and Nan Cao
In Extended Abstracts of the ACM 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. p. LBW557. (2018). pp. 1-6. pdf
Exploring how software developers work with mention bot in github
Zhenhui Peng, Jeehoon Yoo, Meng Xia, Sunghun Kim, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the Sixth ACM International Symposium of Chinese CHI. (2018). pp. 152-155. pdf
Money as a Social Currency to Manage Group Dynamics: Red Packet Gifting in Chinese Online Communities
Ziming Wu and Xiaojuan Ma
In Extended Abstracts of the 2017 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2017). pp. 2240-2247. pdf
Attention, Comprehension, Execution: Effects of Different Designs of Biofeedback Display
Zhida Sun, Nan Cao, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Extended Abstracts of the 2017 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2017). pp. 2132-2139. pdf
Perceived Emotional Intelligence in Virtual Agents
Yang Yang, Xiaojuan Ma, and Pascale Fung
In Extended Abstracts of the 2017 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2017). pp. 2255-2262. pdf
Exploring the Effects of Strategy and Arousal of Cueing in Computer-Human Persuasion
Fengyuan Zhu, Ke Fang, and Xiaojuan Ma
In Extended Abstracts of the 2017 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2017). pp. 2276-2283. pdf
SRHR at SemEval-2017 Task 6: Word Associations for Humour Recognition
Andrew Cattle and Xiaojuan Ma
Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). (2017), p. 401-406. pdf
Data Edibilization: Representing Data with Food
Yun Wang, Xiaojuan Ma, Qiong Luo, and Huamin Qu
In Extended Abstracts of the 2016 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (2016). pp. 409-422. pdf
Effects of Semantic Relatedness between Setups and Punchlines in Twitter Hashtag Games
Andrew Cattle and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. the Workshop on Computational Modeling of People’s Opinions, Personality, and Emotions in Social Media (PEOPLES). (2016). pp. 70-79. pdf
The Art of Engagement: from Calligraphy to Interaction Design
Xiaojuan Ma and Bin Zhu
CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Workshop on Leveraging and Integrating Eastern and Western Insights into Human Engagement Studies in HCI. (2015).
Appreciation of Living: Bringing Chinese Aesthetics into Personal Informatics Design
Bin Zhu, Xiaojuan Ma, and Yanqing Zhang
CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Workshop on Beyond Personal Informatics. (2015).
CaneFitter: investigation on appropriate cane selection and proper cane use for the elderly
Meiyu Huang, Yiqiang Chen, Wen Ji, Xiaojuan Ma, Jing Zhang, Yuguang Fan, and Lianjun Dai
In Proc. the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp): Adjunct Publication. (2015). pp. 217-220. pdf
ContextSense: unobtrusive discovery of incremental social context using dynamic bluetooth data
Zhenyu Chen, Yiqiang Chen, Lisha Hu, Shuangquan Wang, Xinlong Jiang, Xiaojuan Ma, Nicholas D. Lane, and Andrew T. Campbell
In Proc. the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp): Adjunct Publication. (2014). pp. 23-26. pdf
A multimodal vocabulary for augmentative and alternative communication from sound/image label datasets
Xiaojuan Ma, Christiane Fellbaum, and Perry R. Cook
In Proc. the NAACL HLT 2010 Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT). (2010). pp. 62-70 pdf
Creating and evaluating a video vocabulary for communicating verbs for different age groups
Xiaojuan Ma and Perry R. Cook
In Proc. the 10th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS). (2018). pp. 253-254. pdf
Mobile Communication Support for People with Speech and Language Disabilities
Sonya Nikolova and Xiaojuan Ma
In Proc. ACL2008 Mobile Language Processing Workshop. (2008).
Patents
Air navigation aid and navigation equipment
Jianmin Wang, Fang You, Chingman Au Yeung, Xiaojuan MA, and Xiuqiang He
CN104807470B. (2019, granted). html
Touch-control method, related apparatus, and terminal device
Xiaojuan Ma and Wenyuan Dai
US9519424B2, CN104750401B. (2016, 2018, granted). pdf
Mobile Terminal Alarm Method and Apparatus
Ching Man Au Yeung, Xiaojuan Ma, and Wing Ki Leung
US10043375B2, CN104933825B. (2018, granted). pdf
Optimization operation method and apparatus for terminal interface
Xiaojuan Ma, Yuan Fang, and Wenyuan Dai
CN104750400B. (2017, granted). pdf
A kind of eye-tracking method and device
Xiaojuan Ma, Wing Ki Leung, and Ching Man Au Yeung
CN104750232B. (2017, granted). html
Dissertation and Doctoral Consortium
[PhD Thesis] Communication beyond words: Multimedia approaches to bridging language disabilities and barriers
Xiaojuan Ma
Advisor: Prof. Perry R. Cook. Committee: Dr. Christiane Fellbaum and Dr. Marilyn Tremaine. pdf
[Doctoral Colloquia] An online multimedia language assistant for people with aphasia and other language barriers
Xiaojuan Ma
ACM SIGACCESS Accessibility and Computing (ASSETS). 96 (2010): 46-49. pdf
Teaching
Courses
COMP3711: (UG) Design and Analysis of Algorithms  (Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020)
COMP4461: (UG) Human-Computer Interaction  (Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019)
COMP4901G: (UG) Hot Topics in Human-Computer Interaction  (Spring 2016, Fall 2016)
COMP6613A: (PG) Hot Topics in Human-Computer Interaction  (Fall 2015, Spring 2017)
IELM4320: (PG&UG) Design Thinking  (Summer 2016)
Other Teaching Experiences
Guest Lecturer, Data Visualization in Data Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Spring 2015~2020
Guest Lecturer, Ecological HCI, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, Spring 2013
Instructor, Visualization Summer Camp, Peking University, China, Summer 2018, 2019
Instructor, HCI Summer Camp, Nanjing University, China, Summer 2016
Guest Lecturer, Persuasive Technology in Intelligent Information Systems, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Spring 2013
Lecturer, Advanced Disciplines Lectures on Visual and Auditory Communication, China Computer Federation, Beijing, China, Spring 2013
Instructor, Independent Study on Designing and Executing a Research Study, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Spring 2012
Teaching Assistant, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2007-2010
Guest Lecturer, Human-Computer Interface Technology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Fall 2007
Advising
Graduated RPg Students
Mingfei Sun personal page
Degree: PhD (June 2020), SENG Top RPg award recipient
Research Area: Robot Learning from Demonstration (RLfD) & Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)
Placement: Postdoc at Oxford University
Quan Li personal page
Degree: PhD (November 2019), SENG Top RPg award recipient, Prof. Huamin Qu as secondary advisor
Research Area: Visualization, visual analytics, explainable machine learning, human-computer interaction and data science
Placement: Senior Research Scientist at WeBank AI Group
Andrew Cattle Linkedin
Degree: PhD (November 2019), Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) recipient
Research Area: Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), specializing in Computational Humour
Placement: Language Engineer at Amazon
Emily Yang Yang Linkedin
Degree: MPhil [TLE] (July 2017), Prof. Pascale Fung as secondary advisor
Research Area: User experience, intelligent agent
Placement: Senior UX Researcher at Mach49
Ziming Wu personal page
Degree: PhD (November 2020)
Research Area: Intersection between human-computer interaction and computer vision, computational design in particular
Placement: Researcher at Tencent
Zhenjie Zhao personal page
Degree: PhD (November 2020)
Research Area: Human-Computer Interaction, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), natural language processing (NLP)
Placement: Faculty at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
Zhida Sun personal page
Degree: PhD (November 2020)
Research Area: Human-Computer Interaction, in particular visualization and visual storytelling for positive computing
Placement: Researcher at HW HMI Lab
Meng Xia personal page
Degree: PhD (November 2020), Prof. Huamin Qu as primary supervisor, SENG Top RPg award recipient
Research Area: Visual analytics, educational data mining, and machine learning for e-learning
Placement: Postdoc at HKUST
Taewook Kim personal page
Degree: MPhil (November 2020)
Research Area: Human-Computer Interaction with a focus on Social Computing, Communication, and Conversational Behavior
Graduate Advisees
Zhenhui Peng (PhD student, SENG Top RPg award recipient, since Fall 2017) personal page
Reza Hadi Mogavi (PhD student, Prof. Pan Hui as primary supervisor, recipient of the Professor Samuel Chanson Teaching Assistant Award at HKUST, since 2018)
Feng Han (PhD student, Prof. Jiheng Zhang as primary supervisor, since Fall 2018)
Chuhan Shi (PhD student, Prof. Qiong Luo as primary supervisor, since Fall 2019)
Chengzhong Liu (PhD student, HKPFS recipient, since Fall 2020)
Shuai Ma (PhD student, Redbird Scholarship recipient since Fall 2020)
Qian Zhu (PhD student, since Fall 2020)
Qingyu Guo (PhD student, since Fall 2020)
Chengbo Zheng (PhD student, since Fall 2020)
Wenjie Yang (MPhil student, since Fall 2020)
Postdoctoral Scholars and Other RPg Advisees
Leye Wang personal page
Post-doctoral Scholar, co-mentored with Prof. Qiang Yang, (Fall 2016 - Fall 2018)
Research Area: Mobile Crowd Sensing, Online Social Network, Intelligent Transportation System
Placement: Assistant Professor at Peking University
Wenyuan Dai Linkedin
Degree: PhD (fall 2019), Prof. Qiang Yang as primary supervisor
Research Area: Artificial Intelligence
Placement: Founder & CEO at 4Paradigm Co., Ltd.
Jinliang Deng
Degree: MPhil (fall 2019), Prof. Qiang Yang as primary supervisor
Research Area: Artificial Intelligence
Placement: PhD student at the University of Technology, Sydney
Xiang Zhang
Degree: MPhil (fall 2019), Prof. Qiang Yang as primary supervisor
Research Area: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Placement: Machine Learning Engineer @ Tencent
Undergraduate Advisees
FYP-MXJ1: SONG Renhe, ZHUANG Xiang, ZHOU Zhuorui, HUANG Zeyu (4 students) 2020-2021
FYP-MXJ2: TSE Ming Kei, HO Chun To, WONG Yik Cheung, LI Wang Hon (4 students) 2020-2021
FYT-MXJ3: LEE Ting Ting (1 students) 2020-2021
FYP-MXJ4 (Co-Op): HUANG Yi-feng (1 students) 2020-2021
FYP-MXJ1: KANG Youwen, LIU Chengzhong (2 students) 2019-2020
FYT-MXJ2: LIN Shuya (1 students) 2019-2020
FYT-MXJ3: LIN Chuan-en (1 students) 2019-2020
FYP-MXJ1: CHANG Hiu Tung, HUANG Zhengyuan, LIU Yan Ho, NG Mai Nguyen Thao (4) 2018-2019
FYP-MXJ2: CHONG Wai Yeung, FONG Yik Yeung, HO Wing Chun, LO Ki Lok (4 students) 2018-2019
FYP-MXJ3: KOO Tin Lok, OR Ka Po (2 students) 2018-2019
FYP-MXJ1: FUNG Yuk Cheung, TAM Chak Kuen (2 students) 2017-2018
FYP-MXJ2: CHIU Ho Yeung, WONG Man Nok, WONG Tsz Ching, WU Wang Hin (4 students)2017-2018
FYP-MXJ3: CHEN Yuan, HU Zeou, LIANG Zhibo, ZHANG Ziyao (4 students) 2017-2018
FYP-MXJ5: WONG Chak Ho (1 students) 2017-2018
FYP-MXJ1: AHMAD Suhaib, BHATTI Hamza Irfan (2 students) 2016-2017
FYP-MXJ2: LO Ho Kai (1 students) 2016-2017
UROP: NIE Fei, ZHAO Yankun, ZHOU Yuran (3 students) Summer 2019-2020
UROP: ZHAO Yankun, WU Yongjin, XU Muyu, JIANG Taoxi (4 students) Spring 2019-2020
UROP: PUYANG Huancheng, WU Bohuai, XIA Zihan, DING Shanhe (4 students) Fall 2019-2020
UROP: SEKHON Sanbir Singh, WU Bohuai (2 students) Summer 2018-2019
UROP: YU Yuelin, ZHA Dongkai, LIANG Yuyi, GOEL Tanmay (4 students) Spring 2018-2019
UROP: RASTOGI Tanya (1 students) Fall 2018-2019
UROP: CHEN Yuan, LIANG Zhibo (2 students) Fall 2017-2018
UROP: WU Tan Tania, CHANG Yingshan, PRATAMA Kevin, FENG Zihan, LI Xiang, XU Muyu, FAN Ziqian, DAS Prasenjit, CHEN Yuan, LIANG Zhibo (10 students) Summer 2016-2017
IIM: Wai Lun WONG (1 students) Since 2019
IIM: Ming Yin CHAN (1 students) 2015-2019
Independent Work: (a total of 30 students) 2016-2020
Other mentees
Hanqi Zhou (Remote intern student, undergraduate student from Ulm University, Germany, Summer 2020)
Siyuan Chen (Remote intern student, undergraduate student from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Summer 2020)
Zhihan Jiang (Remote intern student, graduate student from Xiamen University, Summer 2020)
Yue Yu (Remote intern student, undergraduate student from City University, Summer 2020)
Muyu Xu (Remote intern student, undergraduate student from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Summer 2020)
Sitong Wang (Visiting student, undergraduate from Chongqing University, Summer 2019-2020, Master@Columbia)
Yiding Liu (Visiting student, undergraduate from Hong Kong University, Summer 2019, Master@UW)
Yulun Jiang (Visiting student, undergraduate from Wuhan University, Summer 2019, Master@EPFL)
Qingyu Guo (Intern student, graduate student from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Summer 2019, PhD@HKUST)
Wenjie Yang (Visiting student, undergraduate from Beijing Forestry University, Summer 2019, Master@HKUST)
Meiziniu Li (Visiting student, undergraduate from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Summer 2019, PhD@HKUST)
Yi Fei Cheng (Visiting student, undergraduate from Swarthmore College, USA, Summer 2019)
Yuji Zhang (Visiting student, undergraduate from Southeast University, Summer 2019)
Hyeonjae Kim (Intern student, undergraduate from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Summer 2019, Master@KAIST)
Ziming Chen (Visiting intern, undergraduate from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Summer 2018, Master@JHU)
Yunhwan Kwon (Visiting student, undergraduate from Dongguk University, Korea, Summer 2018)
Manuele Reani (Visiting Ph.D., from University of Manchester, Spring 2018, Assistant Professor@CUHK Shenzhen)
Michelle Wong (Exchange student, undergraduate from Smith College, USA, Spring 2018)
Jiaan Lu (Exchange, undergraduate from SJTU, Spring 2018, Master@CMU)
Minxuan Gao (Exchange, undergraduate from Tsinghua University, Spring 2018, Master@Columbia)
Meng Meng Yan (Visiting student, MPhil from KIT, Germany, Summer 2017)
Yiqing Mou (Intern, undergraduate from Hong Kong University, Summer 2017)
Jiayue Fan (Visiting intern, undergraduate from Tsinghua University, Summer 2017, Master@Tsinghua)
Mingjie Ye (Visiting intern, undergraduate from Zhejiang University, Summer 2017)
Taewook Kim (Visiting student, undergraduate from Hanyang University, Korea, Summer 2017, Master@HKUST)
Gehua Qin (Visiting intern, undergraduate from SJTU, China, Summer 2017, Master@UCSD)
Isabella Flack (Exchange, undergraduate from University of Warwick, UK, Fall 2016)
Hong Peng (Intern, undergraduate from Hong Kong University, Fall 2016, Master@CMU)
Feng Han (Visiting intern, undergraduate from Jilin University, Spring 2017, PhD@HKUST)
Yuruten Onur (Visiting Ph.D., from EPFL, Fall 2016)
Zhehao Zhu (Exchange, undergraduate from Tsinghua University, Fall 2016)
Wenchang Yang (Visiting intern, undergraduate from Jilin University, Fall 2016, Master@Cornell)
Julien Bonnet (Visiting intern, Engineering student from École Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) France, Summer 2016)
Xinyi Fu (Visiting intern, PhD student from Tsinghua University, Spring 2016, postdoc@Tsinghua)
Other Advising Experiences
External Supervisor, Final Year Project, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2014-2015
Assistant supervisor, for graduate studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Student supervisor, Undergraduate Senior Independent Work, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2008-2010
Student supervisor, Freshmen Summer Programming Experience Program, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Professional Activities and External Services
Organizing Committee
SIGs Co-Chair: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2021
Workshop Co-Organizer: AI for Adaptive User Interface (AI4AUI) workshop in ACM IUI 2019
Tutorial Co-Chair: International Conference on Affective Computing & Intelligent Interaction 2019
Workshop Co-Organizer Healthcare workshop in ACM CHI 2019
Demo Co-Chair: IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality 2018
Technical Co-Chair, Video Contest Co-Chair: Chinese CHI2017 2017
Workshop Co-Organizer: AIVR workshop in SIGGRAPH Asia 2017
Publicity Chairs: International Symposium on Interactive Technology and Ageing Populations 2016
Demo/Poster Co-Chair: IEEE CPSCOM2016 2016
Panel & Tutorial Chair: IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence & Computing (UIC) 2015
Co-OrganizerDesigning Tools for Crafting Interactive Artifacts Workshop, SIGGRAPH Asia 2014
Industrial Panel Chair Chinese CHI2014 2014
Planning Committee: New Jersey World Usability Day, NJ 2008
Program Committee
Associate Chair: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) 2017-2021
Associate Chair: ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) 2021
Program Committee: ACM The Web Conference (WWW) 2020-2021
Program Committee: IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI) 2019
Program Committee: Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) 2018
Program Committee: International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2017
Associate Chair: ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2016 - 2017
Program Committee: Chinese CHI 2015, 2018
Program Committee: IEEE CBDCom 2016 Big Data Visualization Track 2016
Program Committee: International Workshop on Managing and Mining Heterogeneous Big Mobile Data from Smart Devices (BigMobile) 2017
Associate Chair: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) Work-in-Progress Track 2012 - 2015
Program Committee: Asia Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction (APCHI 2013) 2013
Program Committee: CTS (Collaboration Technologies and Systems) International Workshop on Collaborative Robots and Human Robot Interaction (CR-HRI) 2012 - 2013
Journal Editorship
Special Issue Co-Editor: CCF Transactions on Pervasive Computing and Interaction 2019
Grant Review
External Reviewer: University of Macau Multi-Year Research Grant 2020
Paper Review
ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2015-
ACM SIGCHI Conference on Computer Support Coooperative Work (CSCW), 2017-2018,2020
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), 2020
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI Journal), 2019
Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PWC Journal), 2019-2020
IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), 2019
IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality (AIVR), 2017
ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS), 2017-2018
ACM the Web Conference (WWW), 2020
AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2017
International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2017
Interacting with Computers (IwC Journal), 2017
SIGGRAPH Asia, 2016
Membership
Professional Member: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015 -
Board Member, Exective Vice President, (previously) Secretary General: Interactional Chinese Association of Computer-Human Interaction (ICACHI), 2012 -
Internal Services
University and School Services
SENG First Year Faculty Advisor: advising first-year SENG UG students, 2017 - 2019
IIM Faculty Advisor: advising Individualized Interdisciplinary Major students, 2015 -
Academic Judging Committee Member: HKUST One-Million Competition, 2019
JUPAS Interviewer: 2018
SENG Information Day: Pepper robot demonstration, 2017 - 2018
University WISE Camp Co-organizer: for Highschool female students, 2016
Departmental Services
CPEG Committee: advising CPEG students and FYPs, facilitating recruitment events, 2018 - 2021
Facility Committee: 2019 - 2021
Curriculum and Teaching Innovation Committee (CaTIC): 2018 - 2019
RPg Recruitment: Early admission interview and lab visit demonstration, 2015 - 2019
Awards
2020
Best Paper Honorable Mention: ACM CHI 2020, Hawaii, USA (Top 5% of submissions)
2020
Publishing Award: Book "Cuteness Engineering" awarded by Japan Society of Kansei Engineering (JSKE)
2020
Service Award: International Chinese Association of Computer Human Interaction
2016
Outstanding (Chinese) Young Leaders in HCI: International Chinese Association of Computer Human Interaction
2016
Best Paper Honorable Mention: ACM Ubicomp 2016, Japan (Top 5% of submissions)
2015
Best Paper Honorable Mention: ACM CSCW 2015, Canada (Top 5% of submissions)
2014
Excellent Innovator Award: Noah's Ark Lab, Hong Kong
2014
Star of 2012 Labs: Noah's Ark Lab, Hong Kong
2014
Best Paper Award: Chinese CHI 2014, Germany (single paper)
2014
Best Paper Award: IDHF 2014, Japan (single paper)
2010-2011
Computing Innovation Fellows: Computing Research Association, USA (supported by NSF)
2010
Best Paper Honorable Mention: ACM CHI 2010, Atlanta, USA (Top 5% of submissions)
2005
Outstanding Graduates of the Year in Tsinghua University: Tsinghua University, China
2005
Outstanding Graduates of the Year in Beijing: Tsinghua University, China
Invited Talks
2020
Invited Speaker: "Manifesting AI Engagement in Human-Engaged Computing", ICACHI Online Forum
2020
Invited Speaker: "Transfering and Repurposing Data and Knowledge in Smart City Solutions", Logistics Technology Forum, Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Limited
2020
Invited Speaker: "Edge Computing-Enabled Doctor-Patient Co-Decision: Opportunities and Challenges", CCF YOCSEF Xiamen Forum
2020
Invited Speaker: "Manifesting AI Engagement in Human-Engaged Computing", IWHEC 2020, Kochi, Japan
2019
Keynote Speaker: "Computational Design: A Data-Driven Approach", User Experience Conference (UEC) 2019, Shenzhen, China
2019
Invited Speaker: Chinese CHI 2019, Xiamen, China
2019
Panelist: "AI-Human Interactions and Interfaces", Finland-Hong Kong Summit on AI and 5G, Hong Kong
2019
Invited Speaker: "Harmonization, Cultivation, and Interaction: Promoting HCI Community in Greater China", CHI 2019 Workshop on HCI in China, Glasgow, UK
2018
Invited Speaker: "Towards Human-Engaged AI", Early Career Spotlight, IJCAI-EJCAI, Stockholm, Sweden
2018
Panelist: "Human-Centered AI Design", Chinese CHI 2018, Montréal, Canada
2017
Seminar Speaker: "Human-Computer Interaction Initiative @ HKUST", Seoul National University, Korea
2017
Seminar Speaker: "Designing Emotional Intelligence: an Experience-oriented, Data-driven Approach to Multimodal Affective Computing", Cambridge University, UK
2016
Invited Speaker and Panelist: "Engagement in VR/AR-Empowered Education", Educational Symposium, SIGGRAPH ASIA, Macau
2016
Keynote Speaker: "Embodied Immersion: Multimodal Interaction in Virtual Reality", Clear Water Bay Entrepreneurship Forum, Hong Kong
2016
Invited Speaker and Panelist: "From Constructive Education to Destructive Innovation", Symposium on Minecraft Education, Hong Kong
2015
Invited Speaker: "Investigating Approach and Herd Behaviors in Social Commerce", Workshop on Mining Social Networks, NYU Shanghai, China
2015
Invited Speaker and Panelist: "Research in Human-Computer Interaction", HHME, Huludao, China
2014
Invited Speaker: "The Art of Persuasion in Information, Interaction, and Service Design", Information and Interaction Design Submit, Beijing, China
2014
Keynote Speaker: "From Broken to Breaking: Recycle, Reuse, and Repurpose Design", Interaction and UX Design Forum, Tongji Design Week, Shanghai, China
2014
Keynote Speaker: "How Computer Computes and Persuade your Emotion: The Story of Danmu", Huxiu.com Innovation Festival, Shenzhen, China
2013-2014
Seminar Speaker: "Leveraging Crowds to Design Multimedia-Mediated Communication Support", HKU, HKUST, CUHK, PolyU, CityU, Hong Kong
2012
Seminar Speaker: "When Words are not Enough: How Multimedia can Bridge Communication Breakdowns", Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
2012
Seminar Speaker: "When Words are not Enough: How Multimedia can Bridge Communication Breakdowns", Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
2011
Seminar Speaker: "Communication across Barriers", Disney Research, Pittsburgh, PA
2010
Seminar Speaker: "What is Worth a Thousand Words?", Information Systems, NUS, Singapore
2010
Seminar Speaker: "SoundNet: An Environmental Sound Augmented Online Language Assistant Bridging Communication Barriers", A*STAR, Singapore
2010
Invited Speaker: "A Multimodal Vocabulary for Augmentative and Alternative Communication", at AT&T Research Lab Talk Series, AT&T Research, NJ
2010
Seminar Speaker: "An Online Multimedia Augmented Language Assistant for People with Aphasia and Other Language Barriers", Rutgers University, NJ
2009
Seminar Speaker: "When Words are not Enough: Online Multimedia Language Assistant for People with Aphasia", University College of London, London, UK
Selected Press
2020
Japanese Media ITmedia NEWS (Japan): featuring our "EmoG" CHI2020 paper with Tongji University
2019
The Standard (Hong Kong): column article (interview with me) on "Let's play it smart on computer interfaces"
2017
Ta Kung Pao and Hong Kong Commercial Daily: news report on my talk on Clear Water Bay Entrepreneurship Forum
2016
IEEE Spectrum: "New Taxi Hitchhiker: The Package", featuring our paper "crowddeliver"
2016
Hong Kong Economic Times: news report (interview with me) on "Pokémon Go"
2016
CIPD Asia: column article (interview with me) on "The debate: is social media a distraction from work?"