Weiguo Zheng

Associate Professor

School of Data Science
Fudan University

Email: zhengweiguo@fudan.edu.cn


Dr. Weiguo Zheng is currently a Associate Professor in the School of Data Science, Fudan University. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, working with Prof. Hong Cheng and Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu.   He received the Ph.D. from School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University in 2015, advised by Prof. Dongyan Zhao and Prof. Lei Zou. He served as a visiting scholar in University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (former name: University of Texas - Pan American), working with Prof. Xiang Lian.

Research Interests

Weiguo Zheng has a broad interest in data management and understanding. His research focuses on graph data, such as knowledge graphs, natural language question answering, and social networks. More specifically, he is now conducting research into techniques that can make it easier to explore and query knowledge graphs.


Teaching Assistant

  • Managing and Mining Large Graph Data, Sep 2012 - Jan 2013.
  • Introduction to Computing, Sep 2013 - Jan 2014.

Selected Honors & Awards

  • Municipal Excellent Graduate in Beijing city, 2015. (Out of Thousands)
  • Speical Doctoral Academic Scholarship, Peking University, 2014.
  • Merit Student Award, Peking University, 2014.
  • “Wu-Si” Medalist, University Golden Medal, Peking University, 2013.
  • VLDB Travel Fellowship, VLDB Endowment, 2013.

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer (invited by Chair or Associate Editor):
    • VLDB.J, 2019
    • KDD, 2019
    • Information Systems, 2016
    • WWWJ, 2016
    • BIGCOM, 2016
    • IEEE TKDE, 2015, 2014
  • External Reviewer:
    • Conf.: VLDB'16/'15, WWW '16/14', ICDE '14, EDBT '14, CIKM '16/'15/'14.
    • Journal: IEEE TKDE '16/'15, VLDB Journal '15/14.