Department Chair, Associate Professor, Information Systems & Analytics
Dr. Haibing Lu is chair and associate professor in the Department of Information Systems & Analytics, and has served on the faculty since 2011. He is a frequent recipient of the school’s Extraordinary Research Award and Extraordinary Teaching Award. He was research fellow and visiting professor at Singapore Management University in 2005 and 2014, respectively.
Dr. Lu’s primary research interests lie at the intersection of data analytics and information privacy & security. As such, he is very interested in applying state-of-art technologies to real-world privacy and data analytics problems, e.g. private keyword search in cloud computing, access control for large organizations, reinforcement learning for rep engagement, textual data anonymization, and privacy/bias in healthcare. He has published over 50 well-cited technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, such as IEEE Transaction on Dependable and Security Computing, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Journal of Computer Security, Expert Systems with Applications, OMEGA, IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), and ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD). Dr. Lu’s research has been supported by National Science Foundation, IBM, Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute North America, AKTANA, Markkula Center, CIMIC, and Santa Clara University.
Dr. Lu received his Ph.D. in Management (Information Technology) in 2011 from Rutgers University, where he was a teaching assistant as he completed his doctoral studies. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees both in mathematics from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, in 1998 and 2002 respectively.