Zhumin Chen

PhD, Associate Professor, PhD Advisor

Information Retrieval Lab.
School of Computer Science and Technology, Shandong University


Zhumin Chen currently is an associate professor in School of Computer Science and Technology of Shandong University. He is a member of the Chinese Information Technology Committee, Biomedical and Health Information Processing Committee, Information Retrieval Committee, Social Media Processing Committee, China Computer Federation Technical Committee (CCF) and ACM. He received his Ph.D. from Shandong University. His research interests mainly include information retrieval, big data mining and processing, as well as social media processing. His research is supported by Natural Science Fund of China, Excellent Middle-Aged and Youth Scientists of Shandong Province, Postdoctoral Fund of china, et al. He has published more than fifty papers on SIGIR, WWW, CIKM, COLING, WSDM, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Information Retrieval Journal, Physica A, Computers & Mathematics with Applications, Soft Computing et al. He and his supervised students get the Best Full Paper Runner-up Award of CIKM. He has visited Purdue University, Microsoft Research Asia, and cooperated with several foreign professors to publish many papers. He has designed and developed several information retrieval and data mining systems including "Web Information Retrieval and Public Opinion Analysis System", "Estate Information Retrieval and Management System" et al.

Research Interests

  • Big Data on Healthcare (Medical IR, Health Information Recommendation, Big Health Data Mining, Intelligent Decision)
  • Web Information Retrieval (Vertical Search, Information Extraction, Opinion Analysis)
  • Recommendation System (Product Recommendation, Social Recommendation, Video Recommendation, Dynamic Recommendation, Session Recommendation, Cross-domain Recommendation)
  • Data Mining and Processing (Text Classification and Clustering, Topic Detection & Tracking, Sentiment Analysis)
  • Social Computing (Social Network, Information Transmitting Dynamics, Microblog Summarization, Movement Trajectory Detection)

Research Experience

  • 12/2014-12/2015: Visiting Scholar, Purdue University, USA
  • 2/2012-8/2012: Visiting Scholar, Microsoft Research Asia

Funding (PI)

  • Natural Science Fund of China 2017-2020
  • Natural Science Fund of Shandong Province 2017-2019
  • Big Data Analysis of Cross-platform Social Media 2017-2018
  • Excellent Middle-Aged and Youth Scientists of Shandong Province 2012-2015
  • Microsoft City Computing 2014-2015
  • Natural Science Fund of China 2012-2014
  • Postdoctoral Fund of China 2010-2012
  • Fundamental Research Funds of Shandong University 2009-2011


Reviewer of SIGIR, WWW, IJCAI, AAAI, CIKM, COLING, KDD, AIRS, Science China Information Sciences, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, JCST, Frontiers of Computer Science, Neural Processing Letters, Neurocomputing, Physica A, Neural Computing and Applications, Information Technology and Management, International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, Future Generation Computer Systems, Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing et al.

Outstanding reviewer of SIGIR'17.