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Tao Zhou

Director of the Web Sciences Center, Director of the Big Data Research Center, Full Professor in the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

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Experience
2005: Special Class for Gifted Young, University of Science and Technology of China, Bachelor Degree Majoring Physics
2010: Department of Physics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, PhD Majoring Physics
2010 – Present: Director of the Web Sciences Center, Director of the Big Data Research Center, Full Professor in the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Brief Research Statement
His main research interests include the data mining, network science and collective dynamics. He has published any research articles in prestigious journals (e.g., Physics Reports, PNAS), which >5000 citations from the Web of Science (H-index=33) and >10000 citations from the Google Scholar (H-index=51). His works have been reported by several academic medias as Nature News, PNAS News, MIT Technology Review, PhysOrg.com, My Science, TG Daily, Dutch Science Magazine, Chinese Science News, etc. See following thePublications and Citations:
http://scholar.google.com.hk/citations?user=MXgWgmEAAAAJ&hl=zh-CN

Selected Awards
  1. First Prize on Natural Science Progress for “Structure and Dynamics of Networks”, issued by the Education Minister of China, 2009
  2. Chorafas Prize for Young Scientist (2010)
  3. The 12th National Award for Young Scientist, 2012

Selected Publications
   [1] Zhou, T., Yan, G., & Wang, B. H. (2005). Maximal planar networks with large clustering coefficient and power-law degree distribution. Physical Review E, 71(4), 046141. [Cited 231 times]
   [2] Yan, G., Zhou, T., Hu, B., Fu, Z. Q., & Wang, B. H. (2006). Efficient routing on complex networks. Physical Review E, 73(4), 046108. [Cited 397 times]
   [3] Zhou, T., Liu, J. G., Bai, W. J., Chen, G., & Wang, B. H. (2006). Behaviors of susceptible-infected epidemics on scale-free networks with identical infectivity. Physical Review E, 74(5), 056109. [Cited 175 times]
   [4] Zhou, T., Ren, J., Medo, M., & Zhang, Y. C. (2007). Bipartite network projection and personal recommendation. Physical Review E, 76(4), 046115. [Cited 502 times]
   [5] Zhou, T., Kiet, H. A. T., Kim, B. J., Wang, B. H., & Holme, P. (2008). Role of activity in human dynamics. EPL (Europhysics Letters), 82(2), 28002. [Cited 125 times]
   [6] Zhou, T., Lü, L., & Zhang, Y. C. (2009). Predicting missing links via local information. The European Physical Journal B-Condensed Matter and Complex Systems, 71(4), 623-630. [Cited 292 times]
   [7] Zhou, T., Kuscsik, Z., Liu, J. G., Medo, M., Wakeling, J. R., & Zhang, Y. C. (2010). Solving the apparent diversity-accuracy dilemma of recommender systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(10), 4511-4515. [Cited 288 times]
   [8] Lü, L., & Zhou, T. (2011). Link prediction in complex networks: A survey. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 390(6), 1150-1170. [Cited 445 times]
   [9] Lü, L., Zhang, Y. C., Yeung, C. H., & Zhou, T. (2011). Leaders in social networks, the delicious case. PloS one, 6(6), e21202. [Cited 114 times]
   [10] Lü, L., Medo, M., Yeung, C. H., Zhang, Y. C., Zhang, Z. K., & Zhou, T. (2012). Recommender systems. Physics Reports, 519(1), 1-49. [Cited 210 times]