Hanghang Tong


Assistant Professor


Computer Science Department, City College, CUNY

NAC 8/206, 160 Convent Ave. NY, NY

CUNY Graduate Center


Email:     tong AT cs DOT ccny DOT cuny DOT edu


Short Bio       Full C. V.


News: I am looking for self-motivated Ph.D. students to join my research group in Fall 2013.




My research interest lies in large scale data mining and machine learning, especially for graph and multimedia data with applications to social networks analysis, healthcare, cyber-security and e-commerce.




+ Selected

+ Google Scholar


+ Full List (see my cv)


Honors and Awards


+ Best Paper Award, The 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2012.

+ IBM Research Accomplishment Award on Social and Cognitive Network Science, 2012.

+ Statistical Analysis and Data Mining on Bests of SDM 2011, 2011.

+ Frontiers of Computer Science on Bests of ICDM 2010, 2010.

+ Best Paper Award, 2008 SIAM Conference on Data Mining (SDM), 2008

+ Best Research Paper Award, The 6th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), 2006.




+ I will teach Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, fall 2013.


Selected Services (see my cv for the full list)


Guest Editor in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Special Issue on Data Mining Technologies for Computational Social Science, 2012


Section Editor in Social Network Applications in Homeland Security, Terrorism, Fraud Detection, Public Sector, Politics and Case studies, in Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining (ESNAM) by Springer


Program Co-chair in

+ the 2nd international workshop on "Large Scale Network Analysis (LSNA)", in WWW 2013

+ the IBM workshop of "Frontiers in AI and KDD", 2012

+ the 10th workshop on "Mining and Learning with Graphs (MLG)", in ICML 2012

+ the workshop on "Data Mining Technologies for Computational Collective Intelligence (DMCCI) ", in ICDM 2011


Sponsorship Co-chair in the 2012 International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) 2012


Panelist in

+ NSF 2012


Senior Program Committee in

+ the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013) (KM track)

+ the 17th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2013)


Program Committee in

+ SIGKDD 2013 (research track), 2012 (both research track and government track), 2011 (both research track and government track), 2010 (research track)

+ SIGMOD 2013

+ AAAI 2013

+ ICDE 2013

+ WSDM 2013, 2012

+ WWW 2012

+ PKDD 2012, 2009

+ ASONAM 2012

+ ADMA 2012, 2011