Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Computing

Honorary Research Fellow



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Weiren has joined Aston University as a Lecturer in September 2016. Prior to that, he is a postdoctoral research associate in the Adaptive Embedded Systems Engineering (AESE) Laboratory in the Department of Computing, Imperial College London. Since February 2014, he has been involved in the NEC project named “Big Data Technologies for Smart Water Supply Systems”. He obtained his PhD from the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Australia in 2014.

He is the recipient of seven Best Paper Awards, including one Best Research Paper Award for ECSA 2016, two CiSRA (Canon Information Systems Research Australia) Best Research Paper Awards for ICDE 2014 and VLDB 2013 respectively, one One of the Best Papers of ICDE in 2013, and three Best (Student) Paper Awards for APWEB 2010, WAIM 2010 and WAIM 2011 respectively. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.



Yu W, Lin X, Zhang W, et al., 2015, Fast All-Pairs SimRank Assessment on Large Graphs and Bipartite Domains, Ieee Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol:27, ISSN:1041-4347, Pages:1810-1823

Yu W, McCann J, 2015, Efficient Partial-Pairs SimRank Search on Large Graphs, Proceedings of the Vldb Endowment International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, Vol:8, ISSN:2150-8097, Pages:569-580


Yu W, Mccann, 2015, Effectively Positioning Water Loss Event in Smart Water Networks, 2nd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications, MDPI, ISSN:1424-8220

Yu W, McCann J, 2015, Co-Simmate: Quick Retrieving All Pairwise Co-Simrank Relevance, The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics

Yu W, McCann J, 2015, High Quality Graph-Based Similarity Retrieval on Large Graphs, The 38th ACM SIGIR International Conference, ACM

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