Lingfei Wu accepts faculty position at University of Pittsburgh

Congratulations to Dr. Lingfei Wu, who has accepted a faculty position in the School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh. After graduation from the Web Mining Lab in 2013, Lingfei worked at Baidu, Arizona State University and University of Chicago, respectively. He has published dozens of articles in top-tier journals, including Nature,

Special issue on computational social science (CSS) published at Asian Journal of Communication

Asian Journal of Communication, an SSCI journal with a dedicated focus on Asian communication research, has published a special issue co-edited by three members of the lab, Dr. Jonathan Zhu, Dr. Winson Peng, and Dr. Hai Liang. The full volume can be accessed at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rajc20/29/3?nav=tocList. The theme of the special issue is “Introducing Computational Social Science

Paper on user analytics method goes online

The article, entitled “Applying user analytics to uses and effects of social media in China”, has been published in the special issue of Asian Journal of Communication on applying computational methods to communication research in Asia- Pacific, by Jonathan Zhu, Yixin Zhou, Lu Guan, Lei Hou, Anqi Shen and Heng Lu. In the article, they introduced

Kevin Han of ISU visited Web Lab

Dr. Kevin Gang Han, an associate professor of Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University (USA), visited the Lab today. An active scholar on mediated health communication, strategic communication, and news framing analysis, Dr. Han exchanged with Prof. Jonathan Zhu and other members of the Lab on opportunities and challenges in research and

Dr. Toriumi of Tokyo visited the Lab

Dr. Toriumi and his student, Mr. Sonoda, visited the Web Mining Lab on Feb 19th. Dr. Toriumi is an associate professor of Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo. He is one of the pioneer scholars of computational social science in Japan. A student forum was organized during their visit. Mr. Sonoda and lab