Professor Sun’s research interests include information and social network analysis, data mining, database systems, statistics, and machine learning. She focuses on modeling novel problems and proposing scalable algorithms for large-scale applications such as social media, health informatics, and cyber-physical systems.
Her current research involves building fast query systems for information networks and mining heterogeneous information networks.
Professor Sun joined the Northeastern faculty in 2012 after completing her PhD in computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she was a member of the Data and Information Systems Research Lab.
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