I am currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Communication, Michigan State University. Prior to that, I taught at Nanyang Technological University from 2013 to 2016 and Macau University of Science and Technology from 2009 to 2013. I am also a member of Web Mining Lab, City University of Hong Kong.

My research interests include social implications of the Internet, time use pattern in computer-mediated communication, network analysis of online communities, and business and social implications of semantic web.  My broader interests also include the Internet and public relations/advertising, bibliometric analysis of communication research, and quantitative research methods.