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Cong Gao
Professor
College of Engineering

Cong Gao is currently a Professor with School of Computer Science and Engineering in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), and a co-director for Singtel Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Lab for Enterprises@NTU (SCALE). Before joining NTU, he was an Assistant professor in Aalborg University, Denmark. Before that, he worked as a researcher at Microsoft Research Asia. From 2004 to 2006, he worked as a postdoc in University of Edinburgh. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from National University of Singapore in 2004. His general research interests are in Data Science. In particularly, his research focuses on geospatial data management, spatio-temporal data mining, recommendation, and mining social media. He has published in prestigious journals (e.g., VLDB Journal, TODS, TKDE) and conferences (e.g., VLDB, SIGMOD, ICDE, KDD, WSDM, SIGIR, WWW). His citation in Google Scholar was over 10000 with H-index 52.  He served as a PC co-chair for E&A track of VLDB 2014. He serves as a PC vice-Chair for ICDE’18. He is an associate editor for ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS) and the vice Chair of ACM KDD Singapore chapter.

Other affiliation(s)

Co-Director, Singtel Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Lab for Enterprises (SCALE@NTU)

Expert Areas
Data mining and large scale data analytics, Geospatial data management and geo-textual data management, Machine learning for spatial data management, Recommendation and social media mining, Spatial data mining and smart city

Research Interests
Data mining and large scale data analytics, Geospatial data management and geo-textual data management, Machine learning for spatial data management, Recommendation and social media mining, Spatial data mining and smart city

Research Category
Engineering & Technology
Research Sub-category
Computer Science and Engineering
NISTH Assigned Topic Groupings
Responsible AI/Tech
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16 Apr 2020
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