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Ao Feng

  • Ph.D

  • Associate Professor

  • Department of Computer Science

  • Chengdu University of Information Technology

  • Contact: fengao@cuit.edu.cn

Dr. Ao Feng received his Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science at University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2008. He also received an M.E. degree in pattern recognition and intelligent systems at Tsinghua University in 2001, and his B.E. in automation at Tsinghua University in 1999. He was a software development engineer at Amazon.com in U.S. starting in June 2008. In 2011, he returned to China and became a staff researcher at Lenovo Research in Chengdu. He joined CUIT in 2015 and currently works at School of Computer Science.

Dr. Ao Feng has published over 10 technical papers as the first author or contact author, with 7 indexed by EI. His paper “Open Bookmark - an Agent-based information filtering system” in 2001 has been cited over 130 times. He worked together with colleagues in the Topic Detection and Tracking area, and established a research domain called Incident Threading. Its representative paper “Event Threading within News topics” has been cited over 220 times, receiving wide attention and positive reviews.

During his work at Amazon.com and Lenovo, Dr. Ao Feng hosted and participated in several large-scale projects, generating great revenue and social value. He was selected in the Chengdu Talent Program in 2012, and became an advisory expert of Chengdu city.

Research interests:

  1. Data mining

  1. Information retrieval

  1. Machine learning


  1. C language programming I For undergraduate

  1. C language programming II For undergraduate

  1. engineering practice 1 For undergraduate

Publications (past 5 years):

  1. 1. Ao Feng, Jing Peng, and Xi Wu. Global Denoising for 3D MRI. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Image Processing, 2016

  1. 2. Ao Feng & James Allan. Incident threading for news passages. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM conference on Information and knowledge management, pp. 1307-1316, 2009

  1. 3. Ao Feng & James Allan. Finding and linking incidents in news. In Proceedings of the 16th ACM conference on Conference on information and knowledge management, pp. 821-830, 2007

  1. 4. Ramesh Nallapati, Ao Feng, Fuchun Peng, and James Allan. Event threading within news topics. In Proceedings of the 13th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management, pp. 446-453, 2004

  1. 5. James Allan, Ao Feng, and Alvaro Bolivar. Flexible intrinsic evaluation of hierarchical clustering for TDT. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Information and knowledge management, pp. 263-270, 2003