I'm Feng Xia from Federation University Australia.

Dr. Feng Xia received the BSc and PhD degrees from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. He was a Full Professor and Associate Dean (Research) in School of Software, Dalian University of Technology, China. He is an Associate Professor and former Discipline Leader of IT (School Leadership Team member) in the Institute of Innovation, Science and Sustainability, Federation University Australia. Dr. Xia has published 2 books and over 300 scientific papers in international journals and conferences (such as IEEE TAI, TKDE, TNNLS, TBD, TCSS, TNSE, TETCI, TC, TMC, TPDS, TETC, THMS, TVT, TITS, TASE, ACM TKDD, TIST, TWEB, TOMM, WWW, AAAI, SIGIR, CIKM, JCDL, EMNLP, and INFOCOM). He was recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher (2019) by Clarivate Analytics. Dr. Xia received a number of prestigious awards, including IEEE DSS 2021 Best Paper Award, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2020 Best Land Transportation Paper Award, ACM/IEEE JCDL 2020 The Vannevar Bush Best Paper Honorable Mention, IEEE CSDE 2020 Best Paper Award, WWW 2017 Best Demo Award, IEEE DataCom 2017 Best Paper Award, IEEE UIC 2013 Best Paper Award, and IEEE Access Outstanding Associate Editor. He has been invited as Keynote Speaker at seven international conferences, and delivered a number of Invited Talks at international conferences and many universities worldwide. His research interests include data science, artificial intelligence, graph learning, anomaly detection, and systems engineering. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM, and an ACM Distinguished Speaker.

I am looking for self-motivated PhD students who are interested in computational intelligence and/or data science. Scholarships are available from time to time. Feel free to contact me if you are interested.
Note that outstanding 4-year Bachelor degree holders (from overseas) are also welcome to apply for PhD entry - Master's degree is not a prerequisite.

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  • Affiliation: Institute of Innovation, Science and Sustainability, Federation University Australia, Ballarat, VIC 3353, Australia

  • Post: PO Box 663

  • Office: Room 251, Building T, Mt Helen Campus

  • Email: f.xia@ieee.org; f.xia@federation.edu.au