Big Data and Information Analytics (BDIA)
Editors in Chief

Jianhong Wu (Managing editor)

Laboratory for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, York University, Canada

Zongben Xu

Institute for Information and System Sciences,
 Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Editorial Board
Editorial Board Members are selected to have a balanced representation in the following themes: Fundamentals of large-scale data analytics; Big Data Technology; Big Data Applications (biological and health sciences); Big Data Applications (business, finance and transportation); Big Data in online social networks



Interest and expertise

Aijun An

Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3

Data mining, data stream mining, classification, rule induction, high utility pattern mining, contrast data mining, social network analysis, neural computing, health informatics, keyword search in graphs

Weidong Bao

Professor, Science and Technology on Information Systems Engineering Laboratory, College of Information System and Management, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, Hunan 410073, China

Information systems engineering, decision support system, discrete-event system modeling and simulation, computational organization design, information resource management, cloud computing

Zhiping Chen

Professor of Operations Research and Finance and Vice Dean of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xian Ning West Road 28, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710049, China

Stochastic programming, robust optimization, risk measure, financial optimization, large scale optimization technique

Andrzej Cichocki

Senior Team Leader and Head of Laboratory for Advanced Brain Signal Processing Riken, Brain Science Institute, JAPAN Wako Shi, Saitama 351-0198 and Systems Research Institute Polish Academy of Science, ul. Newelska 6 01-447, Warsaw, Poland

Tensor decompositions, tensor networks, blind signal processing, classification, clustering, neuroinformatics

Jiming Fang

Lead Biostatistician, Cardiovascular Program Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) G1 06, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5

Biostatistics, clinical epidemiology, complex survey analysis, propensity scores matching, linearity test, model derivation and validation, meta-analysis

Guojun Gan

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

Data clustering, machine learning, business analytics, actuarial science, mathematical finance

Xiaohua Tony Hu

Professor, College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Data analysis and mining, social media analysis, bioinformatics and computational biology (or systems biology), health informatics

Jun (Luke) Huan

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Kansas, 1520 West 15th Street
2001 Eaton Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-7608, USA

Bioinformatics, cheminformatics, biomedical Informatics, health informatics, drug discovery, data mining, machine learning, graph data analytics

Jimmy Huang

Professor & School Director, Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management Research Lab School of Information Technology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3

Web search, information retrieval (IR), probabilistic and statistical models, text retrieval and mining from big data, probabilisitic weighting for IR, big data search and mining, big data applications such as in medicine and healthcare, novel IR models for big data, web mining and biomedical IR

Wenxue Huang

Professor, School of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510006, China

Categorical data analysis, feature selection, longitudinal data analysis, machine learning, representations of big data, interaction between big data and mathematics. association measures

Igor Jurisica

Senior Scientist and Tier I Canada Research Chair in Integrative Cancer Informatics, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, IBM Life Sciences Discovery Centre, TMDT 11-314, 101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1L7

Cancer informatics, computational biology, pattern discovery, data mining and visualization, decision-support systems

Vlado Keselj

Professor of Computer Science and Director of Electronic Commerce, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University,
6050 University Ave, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 4R2

Natural language processing, data mining, text mining, e-commerce,
behavioural analytics, data analytics, information retrieval

Songyang Lao

Professor, School of Information Systems and Management, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, China

Media computing, media data mining, media data analysis, data visualization, planning and optimization

Zhouchen Lin

Professor, Department of Machine Intelligence, School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, Yiheyuan Road #5, Haidian District, Beijing 100871, China

Pattern recognition, machine learning, optimization, large-scale computation, neural computation, computer vision, image processing

Marin Litoiu

Associate Professor, Adaptive Software Research Lab, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3

Performance modelling, performance evaluation, capacity planning, adaptive and autonomic software, software as a service, cloud computing, large scale system, Internet of things, software engineering

Jiming Liu


Chair Professor in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China

Complex networks, social networks, health informatics, visual analytics,
nature-inspired computing, complex systems, collective intelligence

Zhaosong Lu

Professor, Department of Mathematics
Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A 1S6

Algorithm design and analysis, optimization methods, large-scale computing, machine learning

Zhen Mei

President, Manifold Data Mining Inc., 220 Duncan Mill Road, Suite 519, Toronto, ON, Canada, M3B 3J5

Data mining and application to business and marketing, customer relationship management, health care, risk management, predictive analytics and modeling, visualization, spatial data mining

Jian Pei

Professor, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5A 1S6

Data mining, database systems, information retrieval, business intelligence, healthcare informatics

Florin Pop

Computer Science and Engineering Department, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Office EG403 (CoLaborator), Splaiul Independentei 313, Sector 6, 060042 Bucharest, Romania

Large-Scale Distributed Systems (design and performance), Grid Computing and Cloud Computing, Peer-to-Peer Systems, Big Data Management, Data Aggregation, Information Retrieval and Ranking Techniques, Bio-Inspired Optimization Methods

Paul Ritvo

Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3

Health psychology, smartphone-based behavioural interventions, neurophysiological assessment, mindfulness meditation, exercise physiology, cancer screening

Yong Shi

Professor and Executive deputy director of Research Center on Fictitious Economy & Data Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 80 Zhongguancun Road East Haidian District, Beijing 100080, China

Data mining, data science, knowledge management, and optimization

Shusaku Tsumoto

Professor of Medical Informatics, Department of Medical Informatics, Shimane University, Faculty of Medicine, 1060 Nishikawatsu-cho, Matsue-shi, Shimane 690-8504, Japan

Rough sets, granular computing, data mining, biostatistics, services computing, medical informatics, decision science

Dianhui Wang

Reader and Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria 3086, Australia

Computational intelligence, bioinformatics, subtle patten discovery and recognition, big data regression with industrial applications

Weidong Xiao

Professor, School of Information Systems and Management, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, China

Data Distribution Service, data analysis and mining, information retrieval, distributed resource management, information System

Zhi-Hua Zhou

Professor, National Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210023, China

Machine learning, data mining, pattern recognition, multimedia information retrieval

Xiaomin Zhu

Associate Professor, School of Information Systems and Management, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, China

Cloud computing, parallel computing, scheduling algorithm, data storage, fault-tolerance, data analysis

Yangyong Zhu

Professor and Director, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Data Science, School of Computer Science, Fudan University, No.825, Zhangheng Road, Shanghai 200433, China

Data science, dataology, data mining, database, health informatics, bioinformatics, business intelligence, financial data analysis, ITS(intelligent transportation system)

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