June 2013: Our city paper received some good media coverage. See The Economist report here
and The Atlantic Cities report here
June 2013: New paper on what makes cities greater is published in Nature Communication. Please read the paper here
and check out the MIT news report here
. An earlier version of this work won the Best Student Talk at NetSci 2012.
September 2012: Presenting new work on how social network dynamics affect traders' decisions in financial markets in SocialCom 2012. Please read the paper here
June 2012: I won the "Best Contributed Talk Award" from NetSci 2012
. I have two papers in the venue.
January 2012: I am named a IDCubed Fellow. Check out here
November 2011: A video demonstrating how mobile applications spread in a social network is online. See link here: youtube
October 2011: Finally..... A paper accepted in Science! Please go here to see
. Also please see official AAAS/Science Press Release
with my audio interview and video.
August 2011: Three paper accepted in IEEE SocialCom 2011
and NetMob 2011 Workshop on Analysis of Mobile Phone Data
. Both of them are located in the Media Lab at the same time in early October, drop by for my talks!
August 2011: New paper accepted in Signal Processing Magazine
. This paper has been out for a while, and you can read the Technology Review story
June 2011: New paper accepted in UbiComp 2011
. This paper is about the big "Friends and Family Study" as well as the mobile sensing software, which you can download here
. The paper can be downloaded here
. Don't forget to cite us.
April 2011: New paper accepted in AAAI 2011
entitled "Composite Social Network for Predicting Mobile App Installations". Please download the full text of the paperhere
. Read the blog post I wrote for details here
Please notice my blog is up: Link
March 2011: I gave a talk at Microsoft Research Redmond.
January 2011: Together with Yves-Alexandre and Harvard folks, we built a demo and it was shown in World Ecnomic Forum. Read more here
. It is also demoed at the Media Lab Spring sponsor week.
December 2010: I delivered two talks in NIPS Workshop on Computational Social Science
November 2010: I delivered a talk at NECINA: US media coverage
October 2010: I was recognized as "Emerging Leader in Signal Processing and MultiMedia" by IBM Research and invited to talk at TJ Watson: Official Description Page
September 2010: My research is highlighted by Technology Review Arxiv Blog: How To Tell Who is Influencing Whom in a Group Discussion
June 2010: I am involved in the inaugural EmTech China: Sina.com.cn report (in Chinese)
Dec. 2009: I won the DARPA Network Challenge: DARPA Official Release
June 2009: My research paper on mobile-driven sensing is picked up by media: Tech Review
and my favorite ACM 09 Annual Report