PhD in Computer Science

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2005

Associate Vice-President (Knowledge Transfer)

Chair Professor

Thrust of Artificial Intelligence

Affiliate Professor

Dept of Computer Science & Engineering

Research Interest

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Mobile Computing


Professor Xiong Hui holds esteemed positions at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) as a Chair Professor, Associate Vice President for Knowledge Transfer, and Head of the Artificial Intelligence Thrust. He previously served as Chief Scientist (Smart City) and Deputy Dean of Baidu Research Institute, leading five research labs. Prof. Xiong has received numerous honors and awards, including being elected as Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Distinguished Scientist of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is also recognized for his talent cultivation as many of his PhD students have become tenure-track professors worldwide.