2006 - Present Ph.D. in Information Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. (Expected graduation in 2011)
2003 - 2006 Master in Information Management, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
1999 - 2003 Bachelor in Information Management & Information System, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China

Research Interests

My research interests include knowlege organization, web mining, information retrieval and digital library. Specifically, I am interested in metadata quality evaluation, automatic metadata generation, and properties of user-created metadata (social annotations). Currently, I am investigating how to utilize user-created social metadata (social annotations) to improve web organization and web search.