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Prof. Xu received his BEng degree in computer science and engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China and his PhD degree in computer science from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research interests include big data management, blockchain, mobile/pervasive computing, and data security and privacy. With an H-index of 56, he has published more than 250 technical articles in refereed journals and conferences including SIGMOD, PVLDB, ICDE, INFOCOM, TODS, TKDE, TPDS, and VLDBJ. His research has been funded by RGC, ITF, and NSFC, with a total amount exceeding HK$30 million. He is a senior member of IEEE and CCF, and a member of IEEE Technical Committee on Data Engineering and CCF Technical Committee on Databases. He has served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) and Proceedings of VLDB Endowment (PVLDB).

Research Interests

  • Big Data and AI
  • Blockchain
  • Mobile Computing
  • Data Security and Privacy

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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