Dr. Pengyang Wang | 汪澎洋

Assistant Professor

State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City

Department of Computer and Information Science

Faculty of Science and Technology

University of Macau

Office: Room 5011h, N21, University of Macau, Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau SAR, China

Tel: +853-8822-9194

Email: pywang[AT]um[DOT]edu[DOT]mo

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Short Bio

Dr. Pengyang Wang is currently an assistant professor at the University of Macau. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida in 2021, the M.S. degree in Information Security from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2017, and the B.S. degree in Information Security from Xidian University in 2014. His research interests include data mining and machine learning. He has research experience in industry research labs, such as Yahoo! Research, NEC Labs, and Huawei Big Data Lab. He has published in refereed journals and conference proceedings, such as IEEE TKDE, ACM TIST, ACM SIGKDD, AAAI, IJCAI and WWW.

Research Interests

Dr. Pengyang Wang has broad interests in data mining and machine learning, especially in geospatial-temporal data modeling. Geospatial-temporal data is the indicator of Internet-of-Things (IoT), which reveals complex patterns underneath the human-environment system. The research objective is to understand the heterogeneity and dynamics of the system, and further provide optimal decision support for boosting commercial activities, enhancing public security, fostering social interaction, and thus yielding livable, sustainable, and viable environments. His research is motivated by real-world applications, such as business, transportation, energy, critical infrastructure defense, etc.

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  • 09/2021 One paper is accepted by ICDM'21.

  • 08/2021 Invited as a PC member for WSDM'22.

  • 08/2021 Invited as a Senior PC for AAAI'2022.

  • 04/2021 I will join the University of Macau as an assistant professor starting from Fall 2021.

  • 04/2021 I was selected as Top 100 Chinese New Stars in Artificial Intelligence by Baidu Scholar.

  • 03/2021 Successfully defended my dissertation.

  • 12/2020 One paper is accepted by SDM'21.

  • 10/2020 Invited as a senior PC member for IJCAI'21.

  • 09/2020 Invited as a PC member for AAAI’21, ICLR’21.

  • 08/2020 Our work on “Automated Urban Planning” is featured by Synced Review! Check the link.

  • 08/2020 Three papers are accepted by ICDM’20!

  • 08/2020 One paper is accepted by SIGSPATIAL’20!

  • 07/2020 One paper is accepted by CIKM’20!

  • 05/2020 One paper is accepted by KDD’20!

  • 04/2020 One paper is accepted by IJCAI’20!

  • 04/2020 Accepted by “Rhino-Bird Elite Program”. Thank you Tencent!

  • 01/2020 One paper is accepted by WWW’20!