Lixin Fu

Lixin Fu

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, 2001
Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Florida (2001)

Office: Petty 162

Research: Databases, data cube, data mining, machine learning, algorithms and social media
Teaching: Algorithms, databases, and data structures

Research Overview

Dr. Fu’s main research areas are in data warehousing, data cube, data mining, databases, and algorithms. More recently, he works on delivery networks, social networks, and recommendation algorithms. In particular, he is interested in the structure and dynamic features of social networks and in community clustering. His prior work focused more on efficient calculations of data cubes, and their applications to classic data mining algorithms such as clustering and classification.

Research Support

Dr. Fu’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF).


Dr. Fu received the M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1997, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Florida. He joined UNCG in 2001 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2007. He is a chapter advisor to UPE computing society. Dr. Fu is a co-recipient of the best paper award of IARIA’s Third International Conference on Building and Exploring Web Based Environments (WEB’15).