Cui Bin



School of Computer Science, Peking University

Address: School of Computer Science, Peking University, Beijing, China 100871
Phone: +86 10 62765821 (Office) ; +86 10 62765822 (Fax)
Office: 1630, Science BLK 1
E-mail: bin.cui AT


Bin Cui is a professor and Deputy Head in the CS department. He obtained his B.Sc. from Xi'an Jiaotong University (Pilot Class) in 1996, and Ph.D. from National University of Singapore in 2004 respectively. From 2004 to 2006, he worked as a Research Fellow in Singapore-MIT Alliance. His research interests include database system architectures, query and index techniques, big data management and mining. He has served in the Technical Program Committee of various international conferences including SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE and KDD, and as Area Chair of ICDE 2011&2018, Demo Co-Chair of ICDE 2014, Area Chair of VLDB 2014, PC Co-Chair of APWeb 2015, WAIM 2016 and DASFAA 2020. He is serving as Vice Chair of Techical Commettee on Database China Computer Federation (CCF) and Trustee Board Member of VLDB Endowment, is also in the Editorial Board of Distributed and Parallel Databases, Journal of Computer Science and Technology, and SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, and was an assocaite editor of IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) and VLDB Journal. He was awarded Microsoft Young Professorship award (MSRA 2008), CCF Young Scientist award (2009), Second Prize of Natural Science Award of MOE China (2014), and appointed as Cheung Kong distinguished Professor by MOE in 2016.

He is a senior member of IEEE, member of ACM and distinguished member of CCF.

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Research Courses Publications Professional Activities Students

Professional Services:

Jounral Editorial Board

  • Data Science and Engineering (Editor-in-Chief, 2022- )
  • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering ( 2009 - 2013 )
  • The VLDB Journal (2011-2017)
  • Distributed and Parallel Databases (2012- )
  • Frontier of Computer Science (2013-2017)
  • Science China - Information Science (2018- )
  • Journal of Computer Science and Technology (2019- )

Selected Conference Memberships:

  • PC Co-chair: NDBC 2022, DASFAA 2020, WAIM 2016, APWeb 2015
  • SIGMOD 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013-2016, 2018, 2020, 2023
  • VLDB 2008-2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 (Area chair), 2016, 2017, 2019,2020,2023
  • ICDE 2008-2014, 2011(Area chair), 2014 (Demo Co-chair) ,2017, 2018(Area Chair), 2019, 2020(TKDE poster Chair),2021,2022
  • KDD 2010, 2013-2018, 2019 (SPC), 2020, 2021(SPC), 2022(SPC)
  • SIGIR, ICML, Dasfaa...

Research Grants

  • NSFC Key Program: "New Data Management System" (PI, No. 61832001) 2019-2023

  • National Key R&D program of China: "Large Scale Machine Learning System" (No. 2018YFB1004403) 2018-2021

  • PKU-Tencent Joint Research Lab, 2017-2023

  • Shenzhen Research Foundation: "Large Scale Graph Data Management and Analysis" (PI, JCYJ20151014093505032) 2016-2018

  • NSFC: "Key Techniques for Distributed Graph Processing System with Multiple Execution Engines" (PI, No. 61572039 ) 2016-2019

  • Microsoft Research Asia Collaborative Research Award, 2015

  • Tencent: "Distributed Machine Learning Platform for Big Data Analytics" (PI), 2014-2017

  • NSFC: "The Research on Large-scale Database System Facilitating Internet Applications" (PI, No. 61272155 ) 2013-2016

  • NSFC: "Data Management and Mining in Social Media Systems" (PI, No. 61073019 ) 2011-2013

  • The State Key Program of National Natural Science of China: "New Theory and Method for Web Search and Mining" (CI, No. 60933004) 2010-2013

  • NSFC: "Index and Query Technique for Flash Disk Based DBMS" (PI, No. 60873063 ) 2009-2011

  • NSFC China-Australia Special Fund for Scientific and Technological Collaboration: "Effective and Efficient Indexing for Real-time Video Search" (PI, No. 60811120098) 2008-2010

  • 863: "Adaptive Query Processing on Scientific Data Stream" (CI, 2007AA01Z15) 2007-2009

  • NSFC: "Efficient Similarity Search in High-dimensional Databases" (PI, No. 60603045) 2007-2009

Last updated: 2022.3.