The department’s research in this area aims to develop the enabling technologies of modern systems dedicated to managing and exploring massive volumes of data. Our long-term commitment is to invent algorithms on cutting-edge computing paradigms to tackle data-centric challenges that are considered difficult and urgent by the industry. Investigation of recent years has mainly focused on a number of subfields closely related to computation on big data:

  • Algorithms on supersized graphs (with a particular emphasis on social networks)
  • Massively parallel general-purpose computing
  • Algorithms on ultra-fast data streams
  • Data mining at a very large scale

Academic staff: CHENG James, FU Wai Chee Ada, LO Chi Lik Eric, LUI Chi Shing JohnTAO Yufei