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Wei Wang

Senior Associate Professor

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Personal profile

Personal profile

I received the PhD degree in Computer Science from the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, in 2009, and BSc degree (1st class Hons) in E-Commerce and Digital Business from the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, in 2006. Currently I am a senior associate professor at the Department of Computing, School of Advanced Technology. From 2011 to 2013, I worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Centre for Communication Systems Research (now known as Institute for Communication Systems), University of Surrey, UK. From 2009 to 2011, I was a lecturer at the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. My research interests lie in the broad area of Data and Knowledge Engineering, in particular, knowledge discovery, deep learning for textual data, semantic search and ranking, ontology learning, big smart city data processing.

Research interests

Data and Knowledge Engineering


Senior associate professor, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2022-present

Associate professor, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2016-2022

Lecturer, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2013-2016

Post doctorial research fellow, University of Surrey, 2011-2013

Assistant professor, University of Nottingham, 2009-2011


CPT406 Software Architectures

CPT201 Database design and development

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Computer Science, University of Nottingham, 2009

BSc (1st class Hons) in E-Commerce and Digital Business, University of Nottingham, 2006

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