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Prof. Weifeng SU


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • M. Eng. in Computer Science, Xiamen University
  • B. Eng. in Computer Science, China Petroleum University
Research Interests:
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine learning
  • Database
  • Data mining

 Grants and Projects:

  • Guangdong Province Key Construction Major. Principle Investigator, 01/2018--12/2020.
  • Big Data Academic-Industry Innovation Center Preparation, Guangdong Province University Improvement Programme. Principle Investigator,06/2016--05/2018.

Awards and Honors:

  • Zhuhai distinguished scholar 2015
  • Third award of Guangdong science & techonology progress

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Dr. Xinzhi ZHANG



  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of MSc in AI and Digital Media

Dr. Xinzhi Zhang’s research focuses on comparative political communication, digital media and social change, media and public health, and digital humanities, using computational methods (i.e., social network analysis, text mining, and machine learning), online experiments, and comparative social surveys. He has published numerous peer-reviewed academic articles on high-calibrated journals such as Computers in Human Behavior, Health Communication, International Political Science Review, International Journal of Communication, Digital Journalism, Policy & Internet, among others. He has obtained a competitive research grant under the General Research Fund (GRF) of the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong SAR.

He is the Programme Director of MSc in AI and Digital Media (2019 - present). He has served as one of the founding members—and later the Programme Director—of the Data and Media Communication Concentration (2017 - 2019).