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Quan Li∙李权

Ph.D. Candidate ( Fall 2015 - Present)

VisLab
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Rm.3007, Cheng Yu Tung Building

qliba at connect dot ust dot hk


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I am a PhD student at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Computer Science and Engineering, co-supervised by Prof. Xiaojuan Ma and Prof. Huamin Qu.

Before joining HKUST, I was working in Online Game Department, NetEase, one of the largest internet technology companies in China. I obtained my master degree from Tsinghua University, supervised by Prof. Li Chen, and bachelor degree from Wuhan University, and got another bachelor degree in English Literature from School of Foreign Language at Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

My main research interests are in visualization and human-computer interaction, with focuses on virtual environment visualization like gameplay visual analytics, social media analysis, and explainable machine learning.


Work/Internship Experience

June. 2016 - Present

Research Internship, Department of Technology Architecture
WeChat, Tencent, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

June. 2016 - Present

Key Member, WeChat-HKUST Joint Lab on Artificial Intelligence Technology (WHAT Lab)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Aug. 2016 - Sep. 2017

Teaching Assistant Coordinator, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

July. 2012 - July. 2015

Senior Researcher, Online Game Division
NetEase Game, Inc. Guangzhou & Hangzhou, China

July. 2011 - Sep. 2011

Software Developer Internship, Department of Information & System
Sina Weibo, Sina Inc., Beijing, China

Sep. 2007 - Aug. 2008

Teaching Assistant, International School of Software
Wuhan University


Publications

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Quan Li , Ziming Wu, Peng Xu, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma.
Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2018), Hong Kong, June 9-13, 2018.

[ Project Page ]

li_pvis17
Quan Li , Qiaomu Shen, Yao Ming, Peng Xu, Yun Wang, Xiaojuan Ma, and Huamin Qu.
Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis 2017), Seoul, South Korea, April 18-21, 2017.

[ Project Page ]

li_tvcg16
Quan Li , Peng Xu, Yeuk Yin Chan, Yun Wang, Zhipeng Wang, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1, doi: 10.1109/TVCG.2016.2598415.

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Yun Wang, Zhutian Chen, Quan Li , Xiaojuan Ma, Qiong Luo, and Huamin Qu.
Proceeding of SIGGRAPH ASIA 2016 Symposium on Visualization, Article No. 11, Macau, December 05-08, 2016.

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Quan Li , Peng Xu, and Huamin Qu.
IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 2015, Chicago, USA, Oct 25-30, 2015.

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Quan Li , and Huamin Qu.
the 22nd Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (Pacific Graphics 2014), Seoul, South Korea, Oct 8-10, 2014.

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Visual Analysis of FPS Gameplay Data: From Game Design to Bug Fixes.
Quan Li , and Huamin Qu.
Proceedings of IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis 2014), pages 330-334, Yokohama, Japan, Mar. 4-7, 2014.

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Quan Li , Li Chen, Junhai Yong, Huamin Qu, Robert Wang, and Detan Si.
Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction (VINCI'13), Pages 44-53.

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li_csss12
Quan Li , Li Chen, Hongsen Liao, and Junhai Yong.
Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Computer Science and Service System (CSSS'12), Pages 1360-1365.

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Yi Peng, Li Chen, Quan Li , Zhu Zhu, Jie Dong, and Junhai Yong.
International Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and Its Applications in Industry (VRCAI'13), Pages 265-274.

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Zhiwei Lin, Quan Li , and Li Chen.
2011 4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI), (Volume: 1 Page(s): 113-117).

Academic & Social Works

Journal Reviewer
  • IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
  • Conference Reviewer
  • ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
  • IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Chief Technical Director, Pingic Factory: A startup focusing on new media images, 3D videomapping, hologram, interactive devices, data visualization, etc.
  • THEMOONLIGHTBOX, Leader, Design Thinking, A HKUST joint course in collaboration with the China Academy of Art (CAA), one of the most influential academies of fine arts in China.
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Minister of the Department of Publicity at the School of Software, Tsinghua University
  • Tsinghua University Captain of Centennial English Commentary Team of Tsinghua University
  • Team member of Xi'an Social Practice in High-Technology Business and Xiamen Social Practice in Software Business
  • Student Journalist of Wuhan University Newspaper
  • Minister of the Department of Publicity at the International School of Software, Wuhan University

  • Talks and Presentations

    1 June. 2018

    Invited speaker by Prof. Qiang Yang, AI Group
    WeBank, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

    19 June. 2017

    "Visualization of Information Diffusion and Prediction in WeChat Platform", Invited speaker for Social Influence in Networks, Satellite Symposium of NetSci 2017
    Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

    Apr. 2017

    "Visual Analytics on Online Communities", Invited speaker for NO.11, TALK8, Tencent Academy
    Tencent, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

    Oct. 2014

    Invited speaker for the 2nd Alibaba's Open Data Day Seminar, Alibaba
    Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

    2014 - 2015

    Instructor of online practical course on data visualization, Data Union
    Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

    July. 2014

    Invited speaker for the visualization seminar, Zhejiang University
    Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China


    Awards & Scholarship

    2017 - 2018

    SENG Top RPG Award, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

    2015 - 2016

    SENG PhD Fellowship, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

    2016 - 2017, 2017 - 2018

    WeChat Scholarship, WeChat-HKUST Joint Lab on Artificial Intelligence Technology
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

    2005 - 2006, 2006 - 2007

    National Scholarship, Minister of Education
    Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

    2005 - 2006, 2006 - 2007

    Outstanding Graduates of Colleges and Universities in Beijing, Outstanding Master Thesis of Tsinghua University, Outstanding Graduates, Tsinghua University
    Beijing, China

    2009

    Outstanding Graduates, Outstanding Bachelor Thesis of Wuhan University, Outstanding Bachelor Thesis of Hubei Province Wuhan University
    Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

    2008

    China Hewlett-Packard (HP) Outstanding Student Scholarship Wuhan University
    Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

    2010 - 2011

    1st Prize on Essay Competition, Embassy of Ireland
    Beijing, China

    2010 - 2011

    1st Class Scholarship of Tsinghua Research in Motion Wireless Research, Tsinghua University
    Beijing, China

    2009 - 2010

    2nd Tsinghua University Graduate Scholarship, Tsinghua University
    Beijing, China

    2010 - 2011

    Outstanding Graduates Party Branch Secretary, Tsinghua University
    Beijing, China

    2005 - 2006, 2006 - 2007, 2007 - 2008

    Excellent Student for three times, 1st Class Student Scholarship for three times, Wuhan University
    Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

    2005 - 2006

    Huang ZhangRen Special Scholarship, Wuhan University
    Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

    Sketch from My Life

    Dinner with friend @ IEEE VIS 2015

    Lab mates with Prof. Kwan-Liu Ma

    The first dinner at HKUST

    Photo with Prof. Arie Kaufman

    Photo at design thinking course

    All students after design thinking course

    With Prof. Qu in front of Hangzhou exhibition center

    After visiting elderly center in Hong Kong

    Meet with friend from CAA

    Happy birthday to me and my wife

    Travel in Washington D.C. after IEEE VIS 2016

    With Qiaomu at Princeton University

    With lab mates in New York

    With Mingfei at WeChat, Guangzhou

    With my best friends in Dongguang

    New year gathering at Prof. Qu's house

    With Tencent friends

    My wedding photos

    Gathering with my groomsman before wedding

    My wedding (2017.04.09)

    With my groomsman at wedding

    HKUST big data day

    Talk at HKUST big data day

    With HKUST undergraduates at THU

    Visit Software School at Tsinghua

    Dinner with HKUST undergraduate students

    With Tencent colleagues at NetSci

    With Tencent colleagues at NetSci

    With Tencent colleagues at San Francisco

    With Tencent colleagues at San Francisco

    With Tencent colleagues at Tencent America

    Visit Facebook with Tencent colleagues

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