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Xintao Wu

Xintao Wu

Professor, Charles D. Morgan/Acxiom Graduate Research Chair

Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

(CSCE)-Computer Science & Computer Engineering

Phone: 479-575-6519

Fax: (479) 575-5339

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Dr. Xintao Wu joined the Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas as a professor in August 2014.  He was a faculty member in College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte from 2001 to 2014.

Dr. Wu's major research interests include data mining, privacy and security, database application testing and big data analysis.  His recent research work has been to develop privacy preserving techniques for mining tabular data, social network data, healthcare data, and GWAS data and develop spectral analysis based fraud detection techniques in social networks.  Dr. Wu has published over 80 scholarly papers.  He and his students received several awards including a PAKDD'09 Best Student Paper Runner-up Award, WISE'12 Challenge Runner-up Award, PAKDD'13 Best Application Paper Award and BIBM'13 Best Paper Award.

Dr. Wu has served on editorial boards of several international journals and frequently served on NSF review panels and program committees of top international conferences, including ACM KDD, CIKM, IEEE ICDM, SIAM SDM, PKDD, and PAKDD.  Dr. Wu is a recipient of NSF CAREER Award (2006), Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2005), and Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2009) from College of Computing and Informatics at UNC Charlotte.

  • Privacy Preserving Data Mining
  • Fraud Detection
  • Anti-Discrimination Learning
  • Spectral Graph Analysis
  • Database Management Systems
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data Management and Analytics
  • B.S., Information Science, 1994, University of Science and Technology, China
  • M.E., Computer Engineering, 1997, Chinese Academy of Space Technology, China
  • Ph.D., Information Technology, 2001, George Mason University