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).
- 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
- 03/11/2013: Our proposal to build a HA/DR center was funded under DURIP in 2012. ASU News discusses our plan in their article Making social media an effective tool for public aid, national defense
- 01/23/2013: TweetTracker is mentioned as one of the tools which can be used to track the revolution in Syria in the blog post Ask the Experts: Social Media and Conflict Prevention