I am an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to this post, I held several academic posts at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Hong Kong Baptist University.

Recent Blogs

  • US Patent Awarded (9/21/2017) - Dr. Hu has recently been awarded a US patent entitled “Privacy-Preserving Large-Scale Location Monitoring”. The patent number is 9,756,461.
  • Journal Paper Accepted (7/6/2017) - Our paper titled “Geo-Social Group Queries with Minimum Acquaintance Constraints” has been accepted for publication in the VLDB journal.
  • Journal Paper Accepted (6/13/2017) - A research paper titled “Reducing Uncertainty of Probabilistic Top-k Ranking via Pairwise Crowdsourcing” has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE).
  • Invited Speaker for RGC Public Lectures on Cyber Security (5/4/2017) - I was invited by Research Grant Council to give a public lecture on cyber security in Hong Kong Science Museum on May 7th, 2017. The title is “Beware of Your Location Privacy and Integrity in Social Networks”. More details can be found here: http://www.ugc.edu.hk/eng/rgc/lectures/20170507.html