Wenfei Fan (樊文飞)

Chair of Web Data Management
LFCS, School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh


Education:

  • PhD in Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • MS in Computer Science, Peking University, China
  • BS in Computer Science, Peking University, China

Research Interests:

  • Database theory and systems: big data, data quality, data integration, database security, distributed query processing, query languages, social networks, Web services and XML

Awards and Honors:

  • Member of Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe), 2017.
  • The Best Paper Award for SIGMOD 2017.
  • ERC Advanced Fellowship, 2015.
  • The Alberto O. Mendelzon Test-of-Time Award of ACM PODS 2015.
  • Runner-up Best Paper Award for ICDE 2014.
  • ACM Fellow, 2012, US
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (Scotland's National Academy of Science and Letters), 2011, UK
  • National Professor of the Thousand-Talent Program, 2010, China
  • The Alberto O. Mendelzon Test-of-Time Award of ACM PODS 2010
  • The Best Paper Award for VLDB 2010
  • The Roger Needham Award, 2008, UK
  • The Best Paper Award for IEEE ICDE 2007
  • Yangtze River Scholar, 2007, China
  • The Outstanding Overseas Young Scholar Award, 2003
  • The Best Paper of the Year Award for Computer Networks, 2002
  • The Career Award, 2001, USA

Selected Invited Talks:


Selected Editorial Board:

  • ACM TODS (2009-2015)
  • The VLDB Journal (2015 -)
  • Theoretical Computer Science (2011 -)

Selected Conferences: