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XIAO Xiaokui

Professor
Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies


  • Ph.D. (Computer Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2008)
  • M.Sc. (Computer Science, South China University of Technology, 2004)
  • B.Sc. (Computer Science, South China University of Technology, 2001)

Xiaokui Xiao is a Professor at the School of Computing (SoC), National University of Singapore (NUS). Prior to joining NUS, he was an Associate Professor at the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008, and did a postdoctoral stint at the Department of Computer Science, Cornell University. Xiaokui’s research focuses on data management and analytics, especially on algorithms for large data, data privacy, and data mining. He received the 2024 ACM SIGMOD Test-of-Time Award, the 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award, and the VLDB 2021 Best Research Paper Award. He is an IEEE Fellow, an ACM Distinguished Member, and a trustee of the VLDB Endowment.

RESEARCH AREAS

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Data Management

  • Data Analytics

  • Data Privacy

RESEARCH PROJECTS

RESEARCH GROUPS

TEACHING INNOVATIONS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Renchi Yang, Jieming Shi, Xiaokui Xiao, Yin Yang, Juncheng Liu, Sourav S. Bhowmick: Scaling Attributed Network Embedding to Massive Graphs. Proc. VLDB Endow. 14(1): 37-49 (2020). (VLDB 2021 Best Research Paper Award and 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award)
  • Youze Tang, Xiaokui Xiao, Yanchen Shi: Influence maximization: near-optimal time complexity meets practical efficiency. SIGMOD Conference 2014: 75-86.
  • Jun Zhang, Graham Cormode, Cecilia M. Procopiuc, Divesh Srivastava, Xiaokui Xiao: PrivBayes: private data release via bayesian networks. SIGMOD Conference 2014: 1423-1434. (2024 ACM SIGMOD Test of Time Award)
  • Xiaokui Xiao, Guozhang Wang, Johannes Gehrke: Differential Privacy via Wavelet Transforms. IEEE Trans. Knowl. Data Eng. 23(8): 1200-1214 (2011). Special Section on the Best Papers of ICDE 2010.

AWARDS & HONOURS

  • ACM SIGMOD Test of Time Award, 2024

  • IEEE Fellowship, 2023

  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, conferred by the School of Computing, National University of Singapore, 2023

  • ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award, 2022

  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, conferred by the School of Computing, National University of Singapore, 2022

  • ACM Distinguished Membership, 2021

  • Best Research Paper Award, International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), 2021

  • Dean's Chair, conferred by the School of Computing, National University of Singapore, 2021

  • 1st Place, 2020 NIST Differential Privacy Temporal Map Challenge

  • 3rd Place, 2018 NIST Differential Privacy Synthetic Data Challenge

  • Nanyang Education Award (School), conferred by the Nanyang Technological University, 2017

  • Invited Submission to the TKDE Special Issue on the Best Papers of ICDE 2015

  • 1st Place, the ACM SIGSPATIAL CUP 2012

  • Most Popular Lecturer Award, conferred by the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 2011

  • Invited Submission to the TKDE Special Issue on the Best Papers of ICDE 2010

  • Nanyang Assistant Professorship, conferred by the Nanyang Technological University, 2010

  • Young Scientist Award in Physical/Mathematical Science, conferred by the Hong Kong Institution of Science, 2009

  • ACM-HK Prof. Francis Chin Research Award, conferred by the ACM Hong Kong Chapter, 2009

  • Outstanding Thesis Award, conferred by the Faculty of Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2009

MODULES TAUGHT

CS2102
Database Systems
CS5322
Database Security

 

In the News

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4 January 2023
4 January 2023 — Professor Xiao Xiaokui from the Department of Computer Science has been elevated to an IEEE Fellow ...
16 December 2021
16 December 2021 - NUS Computing Dean’s Chair Associate Professor Xiao Xiaokui has been selected as a Distinguished Member of ...
20 October 2021
20 October 2021 – Shaw Senior Professor Tan Kian-Lee and Associate Professor Xiao Xiaokui have won Best Paper awards at the 47th International Conference on ...
28 June 2021
28 June 2021 – A team from NUS Computing excelled at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 2020 ...
23 April 2021
23 April 2021 - Thirteen research papers by NUS Computing faculty and students were featured in the 30th Web Conference, which ...