LI Tianrui
Course Teaching:

Discrete Mathematics

Computational Intelligence

Data Mining

Research Direction:

Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

Cloud Computing

Granular Computing and Rough Sets

Big Data

Tianrui Li received his B.S. degree, M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree from the Southwest Jiaotong University, China in 1992, 1995 and 2002 respectively. He was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK • CEN), Belgium from 2005-2006, a visiting professor at Hasselt University, Belgium in 2008, the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia in 2009 and the University of Regina, Canada in 2014. And, he is presently a Professor and the Director of the Key Lab of Cloud Computing and Intelligent Technique of Sichuan Province, Southwest Jiaotong University, China. Since 2000, he has co-edited 6 books, 11 special issues of international journals, 19 proceedings, received 10 Chinese invention patents and published over 360 research papers (e.g., AI, IEEE TKDE, IEEE TEC, IEEE TFS, IEEE TIFS, IEEE ASLP, IEEE TIE, IEEE TC, IEEE TVT) in refereed journals and conferences (e.g., ACL, IJCAI, KDD, UbiComp, WWW, CIKM, EMNLP). 3 papers were ESI Hot Papers and 12 papers was ESI Highly Cited Papers. His Google H-index is 43. He serves as the area editor of International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems (SCI), editor of Knowledge-based Systems (SCI) and Information Fusion (SCI), associate editor of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, etc. He is an IRSS Fellow and Steering Committee Chair (2019-2020), IEEE CIS Emergent Technologies Technical Committee (ETTC) member (2019-2020), IEEE CIS Senior Members Committee member (2018-2020), a senior member of ACM and IEEE, ACM SIGKDD member, Chair of IEEE CIS Chengdu Chapter (2013-2018) and Treasurer of ACM SIGKDD China Chapter. Over sixty graduate students (including 9 Post-Docs, 19 Doctors) have been trained. Their employment units include Microsoft Research Asia, Sichuan University, Huawei, JD, Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent. They have received 3 "Si Shi Yang Hua" Medals, Best Papers/Dissertation Awards 18 times, Champion of Sina Weibo Interaction-prediction at Tianchi Big Data Competition (Bonus 200,000 RMB), Second Place of Social Influence Analysis Contest of IJCAI-2016 Competitions and Second Place of Weather forecast Contest of AI Challenger 2018.