Research Interests



Advanced Big Data Storage and Processing Technologies.



Deployment Architecture of Software Applications in Cloud Computing Platforms.



NoSQL and NewSQL Databases.



Large Scale Graph Data Management and Querying Techniques.



Business Process Modeling and Management.



Research Projects



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



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.



AURIN: Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN).



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