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Shiyong Lu (吕世勇)

Associate Professor

Big Data Research Laboratory

Department of Computer Science
Wayne State University

5057 Woodward Ave
Detroit, Michigan 48202, U.S.A.






Office: 3006 Maccabees Bldg.

Lab: 3105 Maccabees Bldg.

Phone: 313--577--1667(O), 577--6711(L)

Fax: 313--577--6868

Email: (HisFirstName)@wayne.edu



  1. Prospective Ph.D. students: we have received one 1M NSF project on big data in Aug 2017. We are looking for two excellent new PhD students. The best way to approach me is to look at http://www.dataview.org. You can sign up and then download the DATAVIEW code and see if you can introduce some functionality to the system. I love to see a demo of your projects to demonstate your skills in Javascipt/AJAX, JAVA and SQL. System coding is critical in our lab.
  2. CFP: IEEE Big Data Service 2017. Due 12/1/2017.
  3. CFP: IEEE Big Data Congress 2017. Due 1/19/2017.
  4. Congratulations to Aravind and Mahdi, who will join Allegheny and Lawrence Tech University, respectively, in Fall 2017 as tenture-track assistant professors there. Cheers!
  5. Congratulations to Andrey, who received a faculty position offer from Eastern Michigan University. He will become an assisstat professor there from Fall 2016.
  6. Congratulations to Andrey, who got the Michigan Conrad Award in 2016. This award is given to only one student who published one best paper in a previous year.
  7. The annual College of Enginnering magazine Exemplar publishes an article about KDM (kdm.dataview.org) in Decembmer 2015.
  8. Milestone of KDM (> 3000 users): The KDM tool (http://kdm.dataview.org) is already being used by 3000 registered users worldwide, representing over 200 universities and companies in more than 64 countries across 5 continents. These users include professors, graduate and undergraduate students, entrepreneurs, big data architects, and engineers that have used KDM to generate hundreds of intelligent big data models in various domains, including healthcare, education, Internet of Things, stock market, retail and many others.


Short Biography

Dr. Shiyong Lu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Wayne State University, the Director of the Big Data Research Laboratory. Our lab believes that mankind has entered the big data era, and with an extreme focus and deligence we can produce high-impact research results or tools. Our lab has a rich and nurturing culture to cultivate and train future professors - among graduates, eight of them have joined other universities as professors. Therefore, presentation skills will be well-trained in this lab. Dr. Lu received his Ph.D. in computer science from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2002. Before that, he received his M.E. from the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing in 1996 and B.E. from the University of Science and Technology of China at Hefei in 1993. Dr. Lu's current research focuses on big data workflows and big data security. He is an author of two books and over 120 articles published in various international conferences and journals, such as Data and Knowledge Engineering (DKE), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (TITB), Theoretical Computer Science (TCS), Information Systems (IS), etc. Dr. Lu's research is supported by NSF, Department of Agriculture, Michigan Tri-corridor, and Wayne State University. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE. Dr. Lu is an associate editor of International Journal of Big Data, and an editorial board member of International Journal of Big Data Intelligence (IJBDI). Dr. Lu is currently involved in several big data projects, including NSF projects to develop big data technologies for bioinformatics, automobile industry, and civil engineering projects. .


Located at midtown of Detroit, the Motor City, Wayne State University is a premier Carnegie Research Exensive University ranked in the top 50 in R & D expenditures of all public universities by the National Science Foundation. The university offered more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges, to more than 32,000 students, ranked as one of the top 3 universities in the state of Michigan. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology ranks #1 in the country in terms of total funding from the National Institutes of Health. It is the home to the NIH Perinatology Research Branch, which is dedicated to improving the quality of maternal-fetal health nationwide. The School of Medicine at Wayne State University is the largest single-campus medical school, and the third-largest overall, in the United States. The School of Library and Information Science is ranked in the top 20 programs in the country. The doctoral program of the College of Nursing was ranked 5th in the country. Michigan has many attractive hot spots.






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