Dawei Zhou: Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021
M.S., Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Rochester, 2014
B.S., Electrical Engineering
Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 2012
Dr. Dawei Zhou is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2021. His research interests lie in data mining, machine learning, AI, and complex rare category analysis, especially for graph and heterogeneous data with applications in e-commerce, social media analysis, cyber-security, and healthcare. He has authored more than 20 publications in premier academic venues across AI, data mining, and information retrieval (e.g., KDD, ICDM, SDM, TKDD, DMKD, WWW, CIKM, AAAI, IJCAI). His work on complex rare category analysis has been selected by Computing Research Association (CRA) to showcase at the 24th CNSF Capitol Hill Science Exhibition. He has served on the senior program committee/program committee for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM), International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR), The Web Conference (WWW), Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), and etc.