Research Interests

Data Management in Cloud Computing.

Database Indexing and Query Optimization Techniques.

Graph Data Management and Social Networks.

Web Databases, Web 2.0 Technology and Semantic Web.

Business Process Modeling and Management.

Research Projects

AURIN: Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN).

CloudDB AutoAdmin: Declarative Management of Application-Defined SLA for Cloud-Hosted Databases.

Querying Large Distributed Graphs: A collaboration reseach with the eXtreme Computing Group at Microsoft Research to enable querying large distributed graphs.

Liquid Benchmarks: Infrastructure for collaborative construction and sharing of independent and continuously evolving benchmarks for any research aspect in the Computer Science field.

MyDeepWeb: An integration service for online distributed (Personal) data

QBP: A Flexible Framework for Querying Business Processes.

XMLCompBench: A Comprhensive evaluation of XML compression tools.

XSelMark: A Micro-Benchmark for selectivity estimation approaches of XML queries.

ComQu: An efficient main memory implementation of DOM libray.

Pathfinder: Relational XQuery processor.

XRDB: An intelligent publisher of relational data into XML documents.

PhD Students

Liang Zhao UNSW, 2010, Main Advisor: Anna Liu, Completed on April 2013, Currently Research Engineer/Scientist at NICTA.

Master Students

Hooran MahmoudiNasab Macquarie University, 2009

Honor Thesis Students

Karen Kung UNSW, 2009

Mac Arthur UNSW, 2008

Summer Students

Xing Yu Su ANU, 2011

Hui Feng UNSW, 2010

Eimy Liu UNSW, 2007