Yuan FANG, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Information Systems
Singapore Management University
80 Stamford Road, Singapore 178902

Office: Room 4051
Email: yfang "at" smu.edu.sg


Short Biography

Since July 2018, I have been an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University (SMU). Prior to joining SMU, I spent three years at A*STAR as a research scientist. I obtained a PhD Degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 on a fully funded scholarship from A*STAR, and Bachelor of Computing with First Class Honors from National University of Singapore in 2009 as the top student in Computer Science. 

Research Interests

My general interest lies in the broad areas of data mining, machine learning and artificial intelligence. In particular, I have been working on the following areas:
  • Learning on graphs and information networks;
  • Web and social media analytics;
  • Recommendation systems;
  • Application of knowledge graphs.

Join Us

I am always on the lookout for potential PhD students in the above areas. Successful candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields with excellent academic standing, a solid foundation in algorithms and programming, strong critical thinking and communication skills, and intellectual curiosity to explore the unknown. Admitted students may be offered full scholarships including monthly stipends and remission of tuition feesDrop me an email and let's explore our shared vision!