B.Sc. (Zhejiang University), M.Phil. (HKUST), Ph.D. (UIUC)
Professor (by courtesy)

Research Areas
  • Artificial Intelligence
    • Deep Learning
    • Machine Learning
  • Data and Software Engineering
    • Big Data
    • Databases, Data Mining, and Knowledge Management



Hong Cheng is a Professor in Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008. Before that, she received her M.Phil. degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2003, and B.S. degree from Zhejiang University in 2001.

  • Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award 2010, CUHK
  • Certificate of Recognition for the Finalist of the 2009 ACM SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2009
  • Best Student Paper Award, 2007 IEEE ICDE Conference
  • Best Student Paper Runner-Up Award, 2006 ACM SIGKDD Conference
  • Best Student Paper Runner-Up Award, 2005 ACM SIGKDD Conference