Fengli Xu  徐丰力

My research interests include data science, human-centered machine learning and computational social science. My long-term research goal is to harness the power of increasingly available mobile big data to facilitate advanced human-centric computing. My current research focuses on developing data-driven human behavior models and human-centered machine learning algorithms.


  • Ph.D. in Engineering,  Sept. 2015 – Jan. 2020.
    Tsinghua University, Department of Electronic Engineering.
    Advisor: Prof. Yong Li
  • Bachelor of Engineering,  Sept. 2011 – July. 2015.
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronic Engineering.
    Grduated with highest honor.


  • Research Assistant (Aug. 2015 – Jan. 2020)
    Data Science and Intelligence Lab, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University
    Advised by Prof. Yong Li
  • Research Intern (Dec. 2016 – May 2017)
    Data Analytics Team, Mobile Internet Group, Tecent Inc.
  • Visiting Researcher (Jun. 2016 – Sep. 2016)
    Computer Network Group, Institute of Computer Science, Georg-August-University of Goettingen
    With Prof. Xiaoming Fu
  • Research Intern (Oct. 2018 – Jan. 2019)
    Social Computing Group, Microsoft Research Asia
    With Prof. Xing Xie

Honors & Awards

  • MSRA Fellowship,  2018.
  • Outstanding Oral Presentation Award in Tsinghua PhD Forum,  2017.
  • ACM UBICOMP Honorable Mention Award,  2016.
  • National Graduate Student Scholarship of China,  2016.
  • Outstanding Graduate of Huazhong University of Science and Technology,  2015.
  • National Undergraduate Student Scholarship of China,  2014.