Fengli Xu  徐丰力

I am a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Electronic Engineering Department of Tsinghua University, advised by Prof. Yong Li. My research interests include data-driven human behavior modelling, data mining and data privacy. My long-term research goal is to harness the power of increasingly available mobile network big data to facilitate advanced human-centric computing. My current research focus on developing efficient and more accurate data-driven human behavior model as well as privacy preservation mechanisms.


  • Ph.D. Candidate,  Sept. 2015 – July. 2020 (expected).
    Tsinghua University, Department of Electronic Engineering, Beijing, China.
    Advisor: Prof. Yong Li
  • Bachelor of Engineering,  Sept. 2011 – July. 2015.
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Department of Electronic Engineering, Wuhan, China.
    Outstanding Graduate of Huazhong University of Science and Technology


  • Research Assistant (Aug. 2015 – present)
    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.