I am a Ph.D student at Arizona State University. I am a very laidback person who loves to travel and see new places. Dr. Huan Liu is my advisor and I enjoy working with him. My research interests include identifying and studying user behavioral patterns in Social Media and building social media based tools for crowdsourcing and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief(HADR).
- 08/29/2013: Preprint version of the book "Twitter Data Analytics" is now available for download.
- 08/25/2013: I was awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for volunteering at Humanity Road Inc.
- 04/08/2013: Humanity Road Inc. published a report titled "Analysis of Twitter Data During Hurricane Sandy" using the data collected by TweetTracker. The report can be accessed at http://www.humanityroad.org/_blog/HR_Talk/post/SWBA
- 03/20/2013: My paper "Whom Should I Follow? Identifying Relevant Users During Crises" to appear in ACM Hypertext 2013 is discussed in New Scientist Blog "One Percent" in the article How to find the right Twitter user in a crisis