CS&E alumnus selected as AAAS Fellow

Hui Xiong (Ph.D. 2005) has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He was cited for “distinguished contributions to the fields of data mining and mobile computing.”

The title of AAAS Fellow recognizes important contributions to STEM disciplines, including pioneering research, leadership within a given field, teaching and mentoring, fostering collaborations, and advancing public understanding of science.

Hui Xiong is currently a professor in the management science and information systems department at Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick. His general area of research is data and knowledge engineering, with a focus on developing effective and efficient data analysis techniques for emerging data intensive applications.

He has authored more than 200 research articles and coedited or coauthored four books, including the widely used Encyclopedia of GIS with his Ph.D. advisor, CS&E professor Shashi Shekhar.

For his outstanding contributions to data mining and mobile computing, he has also been named an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2014 and an IEEE Fellow in 2020.