List of My Students

PhD Students at UNSW:

Current Students:

  1. Nimish Ukey
    Term: Term 2, 2022 - Present
    Research Topic: kNN Join over Dynamic High-dimensional Data
  2. Zhuoqing Xu
    Term: Term 3, 2023 - Present
    Jointly supervised with Dr. Xin Cao
    Research Topic: Reachability Queries on Temporal Bipartite Graphs
  3. Diya Yan
    Term: Term 1, 2024 - Present
    Secondarily supervised with A/Prof. Riza Yosia Sunindijo and A/Prof. Changxin Wang from School of Built Environment
    Research Topic: Empowering Women in the Australian Construction Industry
  4. Sijia Xu
    Term: Incoming Term 3, 2024
    Secondarily supervised with Dr. Xiaoyang Wang and Prof. Wenjie Zhang
    Research Topic: TBD

Completed Students:

  1. Qingshuai Feng
    Term: Term 3, 2023 - Term 2, 2024
    Jointly supervised with Prof. Wenjie Zhang
    Research Topic: Exploring Shortest Path-Based Queries on Massive Graphs
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MPhil Students at UNSW:

Current Students:

  1. Miao Ma
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Present
    Research Topic: Just-in-time Compilation for Modern Databases
  2. Jingtian Wei
    Term: Term 2, 2023 - Present
    Research Topic: Local Clustering for Hypergraphs
  3. Zebin Chen
    Term: Term 3, 2023 - Present
    Jointly supervised with Dr. Dong Wen
    Research Topic: Shortest Path Counting on Large Road Networks
  4. Wenqian Zhang
    Term: Term 3, 2023 - Present
    Jointly supervised with Dr. Dong Wen
    Research Topic: Cohesive Subgraph Mining on Hypergraphs
  5. Ruiqing Yan
    Term: Term 1, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: Spatial-Temporal Modelling
  6. Bocheng Han
    Term: Term 2, 2024 - Present
    Jointly supervised with Dr John Shepherd
    Research Topic: Exploring Just-In-Time Compilation in Relational Database Engines
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Honours Students at UNSW:

Current Students:

  1. Rohan Warrier
    Term: Term 3, 2023 - Present
    Research Topic: High-performance In-browser Graph Analysis using WASM
  2. Ruichuan Xiang
    Term: Term 1, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: Graph Pattern Matching in Financial Networks
  3. William Macphee Miles
    Term: Term 1, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: Benchmarks of SIMD-based Set Intersections
  4. Zixiao Zhu
    Term: Term 1, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: Graph Database Landscape: A Comprehensive Survey
  5. Ziyao Lu
    Term: Term 2, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: To Draw Is Human: Towards No-Code Subgraph Search

Completed Students:

  1. Alex Brown
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Term 3, 2023
    Research Topic: Benchmarks of SIMD-based Set Intersections
    First Position: Software Engineer at IMC Trading, Sydney, Australia
  2. Bocheng Han
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Term 3, 2023
    Research Topic: Just-in-time Compilation for Modern Databases
  3. Jackson Beasley
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Term 3, 2023
    Research Topic: Exploring New Backends for the TiKV Database
  4. Yilin Zhu
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Term 3, 2023
    Research Topic: High-performance In-browser Graph Analysis using WASM
  5. Lachlan Sutton
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Term 3, 2023
    Research Topic: An Experimental Analysis of Parallel Subgraph Matching
  6. Hualong Lin
    Term: Term 2, 2023 - Term 1, 2023
    Research Topic: An Experimental Comparison of RDF Systems
    First Position: System Developer at SIGMA Trading Management, Sydney, Australia
  7. Yijie Zhao
    Term: Term 2, 2023 - Term 1, 2023
    Research Topic: A Survey and Experimental Study of Graph Pattern Mining Systems
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Research Project (MTech/MData) Students at UNSW:

Current Students:

  1. Zishan Fu
    Term: Term 1, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: High-order Hypergraph Walks
  2. Jiayang Shang
    Term: Term 1, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: High-performance In-browser Graph Analysis using WASM
  3. Haonan Yan
    Term: Term 1, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: Approximating Temporal Katz Centrality
  4. Yunliang Huang
    Term: Term 2, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: GraphRAG for Enhanced Language Models
  5. Xicheng Liu
    Term: Term 2, 2024 - Present
    Research Topic: Survey of Vector Databases

Completed Students:

  1. Fangyue Chen
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Term 2, 2023
    Research Topic: Learning-based Streaming Subgraph Isomorphism
    First Position: Analyst at Yihai Kerry Investments, Shanghai, China
  2. Xiaocheng Li
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Term 2, 2023
    Research Topic: Mining Similar (alpha,beta)-core in Bipartite Graphs
    First Position: Software Engineer at Euler AI, Sydney, Australia
  3. Rui Zhu
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Term 2, 2023
    Research Topic: Just-in-time Compilation for Modern Databases
  4. Zhou Zhou
    Term: Term 2, 2023 - Term 3, 2023
    Research Topic: Text2Cypher using LLM in Graph Databases
  5. Haoran Ning
    Term: Term 3, 2023 - Term 1, 2023
    Research Topic: Just-in-time Compilation for Modern Databases
  6. Sijia Xu
    Term: Term 3, 2023 - Term 1, 2023
    Research Topic: Text2Cypher using LLM in Graph Databases
    First Position: PhD Student at UNSW, Sydney, Australia
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Mentoring (Informal Advisor):

Current Students:

  1. Guangjian Zhang
    Term: Term 2, 2022 - Present, UNSW
    Research Topic: kNN Join over Dynamic High-dimensional Data
    First Position: PhD Student at UNSW, Sydney, Australia
  2. Liuyi Chen
    Term: Term 1, 2023 - Present, UNSW
    Research Topic: Machine Learning Methods in Climate Prediction / Machine Learning on Graphs
    First Position: PhD Student at Hunan University, Changsha, China

Completed Students:

  1. Zhengmin Lai
    Term: 2018 - 2019, ECNU
    Research Topic: Improving Distributed Subgraph Matching on Timely Dataflow
    First Position: Software Engineer at Tencent, Shenzhen, China
  2. Ran Wang
    Term: 2019 - 2020, ECNU
    Research Topic: An Empirical Study on Graph Databases
    First Position: Software Engineer at ByteDance, Shanghai, China
  3. Xin Jin
    Term: 2020 - 2021, ECNU
    Research Topic: FPGA-based Subgraph Matching
    First Position: Software Engineer at Alibaba, Shanghai, China
  4. Shunyang Li
    Term: 2020 - 2021, UNSW
    Research Topic: SQL2Cypher - Automated data and query migration from RDBMS to GDBMS
    First Position: PhD Student at UNSW, Sydney, Australia
  5. Zebin Chen
    Term: Term 2, 2022 - Term 1, 2023, UNSW
    Research Topic: Subgraph Matching on Bipartite Graphs
    First Position: MPhil Student at UNSW, Sydney, Australia
  6. Jingtian Wei
    Term: Term 2, 2022 - Term 1, 2023, UNSW
    Research Topic: Graph-based Fraud Detection in Mobile Payment Network
    First Position: MPhil Student at UNSW, Sydney, Australia
  7. Peiting Xie
    Term: Term 3, 2022 - Term 2, 2023, UNSW
    Research Topic: A Survey of Graph Database Management Systems
    First Position: MPhil Student at UNSW, Sydney, Australia
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