Xin Huang

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Hong Kong Baptist University

[Bio] [DB Group]
Room 633, David C. Lam Building
Office Hours: 3-5 pm on Tuesdays
Email: xinhuang at

My research centers on developing innovative technologies and theories of data science, particularly at the large-scale graph data.

[Open Positions] I am looking for PhD students, research assistants, and postdocs. Please send me your CV, if you are interested.



I teach COMP4027/7650 Data Mining for undergraduate and MSc students for 2022 Spring Term.


We regularly organize seminars for undergraduate students to practice coding skills and tackle challenging problems. If you are interested in programming and algorithms, please email me to join the HKBU-ICPC team.


I teach COMP4027/7650: Data Mining and COMP7640: Database System and Administration for 2021 Spring Term.


Our paper on HDAG summarization is selected in the best paper nominations of research track at CIKM 2020 (5 out of 920 full paper submissions). Congratulation to the first-author Xuliang Zhu and all collaborators.


Ph.D. (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), 2014.
B.Eng. (Xiamen University), 2010.


HKBU President’s Award for Outstanding Performance as Young Researcher, 2021.
Early Career Award, Hong Kong RGC, 2020.
Best Paper Nomination, ACM CIKM 2020.
Best Paper Award, WISE 2019.
Best Student Paper Award, IEEE ICSC 2017.
ACM SIGMOD Travel Award, 2014.


Mail Address:
Room 633, David C. Lam Building
Hong Kong Baptist University
55 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Office: DLB 633 (map)
Email: xinhuang at
Phone: (852) 3411-5958
Fax: (852) 3411-7892