Lu-An Tang

Researcher, Autonomic Management Department
NEC Laboratories America, Inc.

Office: NEC Laboratories America, 4 Independence Way, Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 1-609-951-2692
Email: ltang [at]; leon.tang82 [at]



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Lu-An Tang is a researcher in Autonomic Management Department at NEC Laboratories America. He got the Ph.D degree in Data and Information System (DAIS) Laboratory, Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at Aug. 2013. He is an alumni of the Data Mining Research Group. His PhD advisor is Prof. Jiawei Han. He received MS and BS degrees from Peking University in 2007 and 2004, respectively.


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[2013.4]  Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Dept. of Computer Science, UIUC

[2012.10] Data Mining Research Bronze Award, Data Mining Research Group, UIUC

[2012.9] Yahoo!-DAIS Research Excellence Silver Award, Data and Information Systems Research Laboratory, UIUC

[2012.3] NSF ICDE 2012 Travel Scholarship

[2012.3] Data Mining Research Silver Award, Data Mining Research Group, UIUC

[2011.10] Excellent Summer Internship Award, Microsoft Research Asia

[2010.12] ICDM 2011 Travel Award

[2010.10] Excellent Summer Internship Award, Microsoft Research Asia

[2007.08 - 2008. 05] Annenberg PhD Fellowship, University of Southern California

[2007.07] Outstanding Graduate Student Honor, Peking University

[2006.09] Samsung Scholarship (one of the highest scholarships in the university), Peking University

[2006.09] Academic Innovation Award, Peking University 

[2005.12] Second Prize of “IBM CUP” Campus Creation Design Competition (Team Leader, Ranked 3 in the 265 participants)

[2005.09] Academic Innovation Award, Peking University

[2005.09] "May 4th" Scholarship, Peking University

[2004.7] Excellent Final Thesis of Bachelor Degree, Peking University

[2003 - 2004] Tri-Excellent Student Honor, Peking University



Information coordinator for ACM Transaction on KDD, from the year 2008 to 2011;

PC Member: International Conference Theory and Practice in Modern Computing 2012 and 2013, International Workshop on Human Mobility Computing 2013.

Reviewer: ACM Transactions on Database Systems (ACM TODS); The VLDB Journal (VLDB J.); IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (IEEE TKDE); ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (ACM TKDD); International Journal on Advances of Computer Science for Geographic Information Systems (GeoInformatica); Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD).

External Reviewer for: ACM TODS, IEEE TKDE, VLDB Journal; VLDB 2008, 2009; ACM KDD 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012; ICDE 2009, 2010, 2013; SDM 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012; ICDM 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; WWW 2010, 2011, 2012; ACM GIS 2010, 2011, 2012, DEXA 2011, EDBT 2012, WSDM 2012, etc.

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Last Edited: 2013/09