Xintao Wu, Ph.D.

Professor and Charles D. Morgan/Acxiom Endowed Graduate Research Chair in Database

Computer Science & Computer Engineering Department, JBHT 516

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479)575-6519, Fax: (479)575-5339

Email: xintaowu at uark dot edu





Dr. Xintao Wu is the professor and the Charles D. Morgan/Acxiom Endowed Graduate Research Chair in Database in  Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department at University of Arkansas.   He was a Professor (July 2012-June 2014), an Associate Professor (July 2007-June 2012), and an Assistant Professor (August 2001-June 2007) of College of Computing and Informatics and led the  Data Privacy Lab at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  

Dr. Wu’s major research interests include data mining, privacy and security, database application testingand big data analysis. His recent research work has been to develop privacy preserving techniques for mining tabular data, social network data, healthcare data, and GWAS data and develop spectral analysis based fraud detection techniques in social networks.

Dr. Wu is an editor of Springer's Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, InderScience Publisher's International Journal of Social Network Mining, and Spanish Higher Research Council's Transaction on Data Privacy, and serves on NSF review panels and program committees of top international conferences, including ACM KDD, CIKM, IEEE ICDM, SIAM SDM, PKDD, and PAKDD. He served as the program co-chair of the 2nd International Symposium on Data, Privacy and E-Commerce (ISDPE'10). Dr. Wu is a recipient of NSF CAREER Award (2006), Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (2005), and Outstanding Faculty Research Award (2009) from College of Computing and Informatics at UNC Charlotte.  

Dr. Wu has published over 80 scholarly papers. He and his students received several awards including PAKDD'09 Best Student Paper Runner-up Award, WISE'12 Challenge Runner-up Award, PAKDD'13 Best Application Paper Award, and BIBM13 Best Paper Award.

Dr. Wu got his Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University in August 2001. He received his BS degree in Information Science from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1994, an ME degree in Computer Engineering from the Chinese Academy of Space Technology in 1997.