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Prof. Yilu Zhou / 周轶璐 副教授

Organization: Fordham University
Visiting Period:2018.5 -- 2018.8


  • Computational data analytics 
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Text mining and natural language processing 
  • Social network analysis 
  • Information security and privacy 


Yilu Zhou received the B.S. degree in Computer Science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the Ph.D degree in Management Information Systems from University of Arizona. She is currently an Associate Professor in Graduate School of Business Fordham University. She joined ShanghaiTech University as a visiting Professor since 2018. Her research interests include Computational data analytics, Machine learning and artificial Intelligence, Text mining and natural language processing, Social network analysis and Information security and privacy.


1. Abbasi, A, Zhou, Y., Deng, S. and Zhang, P., “Text Analytics for Sense-making in Social Media: A Language-Action Perspective,” MIS Quarterly, forthcoming.
2. Qin, J., Zhou, Y. and Chen, H., “A Multi-Region Empirical Study on the Internet Presence of Global Extremist Organizations,” Information Systems Frontiers, Special Issue on Terrorism Informatics, 13(1), 75-88 (2011).
3. Chau, M., Wong, C. H., Zhou, Y., Qin, J. and Chen, H., “Evaluating the Use of Search Engine Development Tools in IT Education,” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 61(2), 288-299 (2010).
4. Zhou, Y., Huang, F. and Chen, H., “Combining Probability Models and Web Mining Models: A Framework for Proper Name Transliteration,” Information Technology & Management (ITM), 9(2), 91-103 (2008).
5. Chau, M., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Tseng, C. and Chen, H., “SpidersRUs: Creating Specialized Search Engines in Multiple Languages,” Decision Support Systems (DSS), Special Issue on Multilingual Knowledge Management, 45(3), 621-640 (2008).