Contact Information

Wei Tan
Research Staff Member - distributed computing and big data (NoSQL, Hadoop, Spark, GPU), service computing.
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA

What's New.

Area co-chair of ICWS 2015 on "Services Discovery and Recommendation", NYC, USA, June, 2015.
General co-chair of HotWeb 2015, Washington DC, USA, November 12-13, 2015.
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Brief Bio.

Wei Tan is a Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA. He works on big data and distributed computing systems. His work and code have been incorporated into IBM patent portfolio and software products such as BigInsights and Cognos. He is also an adjunct professor at Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, China. He is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering.

From 2008 to 2010 he was a researcher at Computation Institute, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. At that time he led caGrid Workflow Toolkit, a web-service-based scientific workflow platform for cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG), funded by US National Cancer Institute. This system has been adopted by many major US bioinformatics projects, and received two awards from US National Institute of Health and one award from US Argonne National Laboratory.

He has published over 60 journal and conference papers, and a monograph “Business and Scientific Workflows: A Web Service-Oriented Approach” (272 pages, Wiley-IEEE Press). He received the Best Student Paper Award from IEEE ICWS (2014), Best Paper Award from IEEE SCC (2011), Pacesetter Award from Argonne National Laboratory (2010), and caBIG Teamwork Award from the NIH (2008). He is member of ACM and senior member of IEEE. He got his Ph.D in Control Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

Research Streams.

Big Data: EDBT 2014, IEEE Internet Computing 2013, ICWS 2014 tutorial.

Web service recommendation: IEEE T-ASE 2014, ICWS 2013, ICSOC 2013, IEEE Computer 2009.

Distributed and cloud computing: IEEE T-ASE 2013, IEEE T-ASE 2012.