Byron CHOI, Prof

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Byron Choi

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Dr. Choi obtained his Ph.D. and MSE degrees in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in 2006 and 2001, respectively. He received his BEng degree in Computer Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Dr. Choi was an Assistant Professor with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), 2005-2008. He was a research associate at the University of Edinburgh in 2005. He visited HKUST theoretical computer science group in 2003. His publications appear in IEEE TKDE, VLDBJ, ACM SIGMOD, PVLDB/VLDB, IEEE ICDE, WWW, CIKM, AAAI, and IJCAI before. Dr. Choi is awarded a distinguished program committee member from ACM SIGMOD 2021. Dr. Choi received the best reviewers award from ACM CIKM 2021. He received the distinguished reviewer award from PVLDB 2019. Dr. Choi is the recipient of the HKBU President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Individual Teaching 2022 and the HKBU President's Award for Outstanding Young Researcher 2016. Dr. Choi is the director of a Croucher Foundation Advanced Study Institute (ASI) titled "Frontiers in Big Data Graph Research" 2015. Dr. Choi serves as the ACM SIGMOD information co-director since September 2021. 

Research Interests

Visual graph query processing
Time series analysis
Database security
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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 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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