Chee Wei Tan
Curriculum VitaeEmail: cheewtan [at] cityu.edu.hk 
 Dr. Tan is an Associate Professor of Computer Science. He received the M.A and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University. He is a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) for the program on Science at Extreme Scales. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar in the NetLab Group of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and worked at Fraser Research Lab and Qualcomm R&D (QRC). He is currently serving as an Editor for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
His research interests include networks and graph analytics, algorithms at the interface of computer science and statistics, artificial intelligence, convex optimization theory, and innovations in computer science and mathematics education. His Erdös number is 3.

Three different threehop paths:
C. W. Tan → A. R. Calderbank → J. H. Spencer → Paul Erdös
C. W. Tan → S. Friedland → H. Minc → Paul Erdös
C. W. Tan → H.L. Fu → C. J. Colbourn → Paul Erdös
Recent Publication
 P.D. Yu, C. W. Tan and H.L. Fu, Averting Cascading Failures in Networked Infrastructures: Posetconstrained Graph Algorithms, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 733748, 2018.
 C. Kuo, C. N. Hang, P.D. Yu and C. W. Tan, Parallel Counting of Triangles in Large Graphs: Pruning and Hierarchical Clustering Algorithms, IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing (HPEC) MITAmazon Graph Challenge, 2018 (Honorable Mention).
 C. Li, X. Guang, C. W. Tan and R. W. Yeung, Fundamental Limits on a Class of Secure Asymmetric Multilevel Diversity Coding Systems, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 2018.
 P.D. Yu, C. W. Tan and H.L. Fu, Rumor Source Detection in Finite Graphs with Boundary Effects by Message Passing Algorithms, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Social Networks Analysis and Mining, 2017.
 C. W. Tan, P.D. Yu, C. Lai, W. Zhang and H.L. Fu, Optimal Detection of Influential Spreaders in Online Social Networks, 50th CISS, 2016.
 L. Zheng, C. JoeWong, C. W. Tan, M. Chiang and X. Wang, How to Bid the Cloud?, ACM SIGCOMM 2015, (15.6% acceptance rate), 2015.
 Z. Wang, W. Dong, W. Zhang and C. W. Tan, Rooting out Rumor Sources in Online Social Networks: The Value of Diversity from Multiple Observations, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 663677, 2015. A conference version at ACM SIGMETRICS 2014, (16.8% acceptance rate).
 C. W. Tan, Wireless Network Optimization by PerronFrobenius Theory, Foundations and Trends in Networking, Now Publisher, 9(23), pp. 107218, 2015.
 F. M. F. Wong, C. W. Tan, S. Sen and M. Chiang, Quantifying Political Leaning from Tweets, Retweets and Retweeters in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 28(8), 2016. Conference version in International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM).
 C. W. Tan, S. Friedland and S. H. Low, Nonnegative Matrix Inequalities and Their Application to Nonconvex Power Control Optimization, SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 10301055, 2011. Related work in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 29(2), 2011.