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  NEWS UPDATE
The Eighth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Award - outstanding Media and Communications article for 2015, IGI Global, August 2016.

Best Paper Award, The 17th IEEE International Conference on Information Integration and Reuse, July 2016.

  ABOUT US

The mission of the DDM research group is to conduct leading edge research in data mining, multimedia information systems, big data, semantic-based information management, fusion & retrieval, multimedia networking, and security

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In support for excellence, the DDM research group receives funding from agencies such as NSF, Naval Research Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, Florida Department of Insurance, and National Park Service.

  BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Mei-Ling Shyu has been an Associate Chair and a Full Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), University of Miami (UM) since October 2013 and June 2013, respectively. Prior to that, she was an Associate/Assistant Professor in ECE at UM from January 2000. She received her PhD degree from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and three Master degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Restaurant, Hotel, Institutional, and Tourism Management, all from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.

Her research interests include multimedia data mining & information retrieval, big data analytics, database management systems, and security. She has authored and co-authored 2 books and more than 250 technical papers published in various prestigious journals, book chapters, and refereed conference proceedings. Dr. Shyu was awarded the 2012 Computer Society Technical Achievement Award and the ACM 2012 Distinguished Scientists Award. She received the Best Paper Award from the IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration in 2016, the Excellence in Research Journal Award from IGI Global in 2016, the Best Paper Award from the IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration in 2014, the Best Paper Award from the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia in 2013, the Best Paper Award from the IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration in 2012, Provost Research Award from UM in 2012, the Excellence in Research Journal Award from IGI Global in 2011, the Best Student Paper Award with her student from the Third IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing in 2009, the Johnson A. Edosomwan Scholarly Productivity Award from the College of Engineering at UM in 2007, and the Excellence in the Research and Application of Advanced Computing and Internet Technologies to Further NOAA's Service to the Nation Metadata Management Award from NOAA TECH 2004.

She serves/served as an Associate Editor for several journals including IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems and IEEE Transactions on SMC-Part C: Applications and Reviews, and on the editorial board of many other journals. Dr. Shyu has been a guest editor of many journal special issues, a program chair/vice chair of more than 40 IEEE and ACM international conferences, symposiums, and workshops, and a member of organizing committees and technical program committees for more than 200 international meetings. She is the Chair of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Multimedia Computing (TCMC), a member of the IEEE SMC Society Technical Committee on Knowledge Acquisition in Intelligent Systems, and a Steering Committee member (representing Computer Society) of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo. She is a Fellow of SIRI.

  OPPORTUNITIES
Research Assistant positions are now available.
        Please contact Dr. Mei-Ling Shyu for further information.
Dr. Mei-Ling Shyu

           Office: MEB 515
           Phone: 305-284-5566
           Fax: 305-284-4044
           E-mail: shyu@miami.edu
 
06/2013-present  Professor
06/2005-05/2013  Associate Professor
01/2000-05/2005  Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Miami
 

Director

The Data mining, Database & Multimedia Research Group


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