Liyue Fan

Assistant Professor

Dr. Liyue Fan is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science in the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her research is at the intersection of data privacy and spatio-temporal databases (see list of publications here). She was named one of the "Rising Stars in EECS" by MIT in 2015.

Prior to joining UNC Charlotte, Dr. Fan was an Assistant Professor in Information Technology Management at University at Albany. She spent two years as a postdoc research associate in the Integrated Media System Center at University of Southern California, under the supervision of Prof. Cyrus Shahabi. She received a Ph.D. in Computer Science & Informatics from Emory University (with Prof. Li Xiong) and a Mathematics from Zhejiang University (a Chu Kochen ACEE alumna).

Dr. Fan serves the professional community as a PC member for SIGMOD, KDD, ICDM, AAAI, SIGSPATIAL, etc., and as a reviewer for many high impact journals, such as TKDE, TIST, TIFS, TMC, DAPD, and Computer & Security.

Prospective students: see information here.

I am grateful for the support of:

  • National Science Foundation for the CAREER award in 2022
  • CCI for Innovation Award in 2020
  • UNC Charlotte for a Faculty Research Grant in 2020
  • National Science Foundation for an EAGER award in 2019
  • National Science Foundation for a CRII award in 2018
  • University at Albany for a FRAP-A Faculty Research Award in 2017
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    [Sep 2022] I will co-chair the Doctoral Forum at SDM 2023 in Minneapolis.

    [August 2022] Andrew presented his research under OUR Summer Scholar program. Congrats and thanks for a great summer!

    [July 2022] Happy to announce my NSF CAREER award. More privacy learning and research opportunities for students!

    [June 2022] I presented our work on location privacy at PEPR 2022. Thanks for the great discussion!

    [April 2022] Our paper on ECG time-series privacy is a featured article in JAMIA (impact factor 7.942).

    [April 2022] Our paper on private few-shot learning accepted at IJCNN 2022. Congrats Archit and Muhammad!

    [Jan 2022] Our demo DP-Shield accepted at EDBT 2022. Congratulations to Muhammad and Nick!

    [Dec 2021] Grad data privacy course ended with successful student projects. And big thanks to our guest speakers, Kailas, Rich, and Luca!

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