Dr. Feng Wang


Feng Wang is an associate professor of Applied Computing Program in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University. Her research interests focus on network science, social media analysis, network optimization, network security, and wireless sensor networks. She graduated with Ph.D. in computer science from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2005. Her Ph.D. advisor is Prof. Ding-Zhu Du.

Work Experience

Associate Professor (2013-present), School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Arizona State University

Senior Research Fellow (Summer 2012, 2014), Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong

Assistant Professor (2007-2013), School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Arizona State University

Senior Firmware Engineer (2006-2007), Seagate Technology

Research Interests

network science, social network analysis, algorithm approximation, wireless sensor networks, mathematical modeling, network security and management.

Education

12/2005: Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

07/1999: M.S., Computer Science, Peking University

07/1996: B.S., Department of Computer Science, Wuhan University

Grants

An Integrated Framework of Network Theory, Data Mining and Partial Differential Equation for Early Detection of Epidemic Outbreaks, NSF ATD, 2017-2020.

Dynamic Mathematical Modeling Towards Understanding Information Diffusion in Online Social Networks, NSF NeTS, 2012-2016. (ASU News) (Project Webpage)

Minimal Cost and Time-sensitive Information Diffusion in Online Social Networks, HK RGC GRF, 2014-2016.

Dynamic Mathematical Modeling of Information Diffusion in Online Social Networks, ASU New College SRCA, 2012-2013.

Spreading Influence in Online Social Networks With Positive Influence Dominating Set, ASU New College SRCA, 2011-2012.

Network Security Monitoring and Analysis for Cloud Computing, ASU New College SRCA, 2009-2010.

Fast Recovery of Fault Tolerant Virtual Backbone, ASU New College SRCA, 2008-2009.

Honors and Awards

ASU New College Outstanding Research Award, 2018.

Best Paper Award, International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications, 2014.

Nominee for the ASU Young Investigator Award, 2013.

Best Paper Runner-Up Award, IEEE ICDCS Workshop on Hot Topics in Peer-to-Peer Computing and Online Social Networking, 2012.

Representative Publications (Google Scholar)(Full List)

Feng Wang, Ken Orton, Paul Wagenseller, Kuai Xu, Towards Understanding Community Interests with Topic Modeling, IEEE Access, accepted, 2018.

Hongping Hu, Haiyan Wang, Feng Wang, Daniel Langley, Adrian Avram, Maoxing Liu, Prediction of Influenza-like Illness based on the Improved Artifical Tree Algorithm and Artificial Neural Network, Scientific Report, accepted, 2018.

Feng Wang, Ken Orton, Community Verification with Topic Modeling , International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA), August 2017.

Kuai Xu, Feng Wang, Xiaohua Jia, Secure the Internet, One Home at a Time, Security and Communication Networks, vol. 9, no. 16, pp. 3821-3832, November 2016.

Feng Wang, Haiyan Wang, Kuai Xu, Ross Raymond, Jamie Chon, Shaun Fuller, Anton Debruyn, Regional Level Influenza Study with Geo-Tagged Twitter Data, Journal of Medical Systems, vol. 40, no. 189, August 2016.

Kuai Xu, Feng Wang, Xiaohua Jia, Haiyan Wang, The Impact of Sampling on Big Data Analysis of Social Media: A Case Study on Flu and Ebola, IEEE Global Communications Conference: Social Networks, December 2015.

Kuai Xu, Feng Wang, and Lin Gu, Behavior Analysis of Internet Traffic Via Bipartite Graphs and One-Mode Projections, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 931-942, June, 2014.

Feng Wang, Haiyang Wang, Kuai Xu, Jianhong Wu, and Xiaohua Jia Characterizing Information Diffusion in Online Social Networks with Linear Diffusive Model, International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS),July 2013.

Kuai Xu, Lin Gu, and Feng Wang, Monitoring Home Network Traffic via Programmable Routers , IEEE GLOBECOM , December 2013.

Feng Wang, Haiyan Wang, Kuai Xu, Diffusive Logistic Model Towards Predicting Information Diffusion in Online Social Networks, International Workshop on Hot Topics in Peer-to-peer computing and Online Social Networking, July 2012 (Best Paper Runner Up) .

Feng Wang, Kuai Xu, Haiyan Wang, Discovering Shared Interests in Online Social Networks, International Workshop on Hot Topics in Peer-to-peer computing and Online Social Networking, July, 2012.

Kuai Xu, Feng Wang, Haiyan Wang, Lightweight and Informative Traffic Metrics for Data Center Monitoring, International Journal of Network Security and Measurement vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 226-243, Jun. 2012.

Wei Zhang, Weili Wu, Feng Wang, and Kuai Xu, Positive Influence Dominating Sets in Power-Law Graphs, Social Network Analysis and Mining, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 31-37, Mar. 2012.

Kuai Xu, Feng Wang, Lin Gu, Network-Aware Behavior Clustering of Internet End Hosts, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April, 2011.

Feng Wang, Hongwei Du, Erika Camacho, Kuai Xu, Wonjun Lee, Yan Shi, and Shan Shan, On positive influence dominating sets in social networks, Theoretical Computer Science, vol 412, pp 265-269, 2011.

Kuai Xu, Feng Wang, Supratik Bhattacharyya, Zhi-Li Zhang, Real-time Behavior Profiling for Network Monitoring, International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology , vol. 5, no.1/2, pp. 65-80, 2010.

Feng Wang, Erika Camacho, and Kuai Xu, Positive Influence Dominating Set in Online Social Networks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Proc. of COCOA, vol. 5573, pages 313-321, Jun. 2009.

Feng Wang, My T. Thai, and Ding-Zhu Du, , On the Construction of 2-Connected Virtual Backbone in Wireless Networks , IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communication, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1230-1237, 2009.

Feng Wang, My T. Thai, Yingshu Li, Xiuzhen Cheng and Ding-Zhu Du, Fault Tolerant Topology Control for One-to-All and All-to-One Communications in Wireless Networks , IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 322-331, Mar., 2008.

Contact

Mailing Address: 4701 W Thunderbird Rd, Glendale, AZ 85306

Office: CLCC286

Phone: 602-543-8150

Email: fwang25@asu.edu

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