Qichen Wang

I am a Research Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University. I received my PhD degree from the Department of Computer Science and Technology at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, supervised by Professor Ke Yi. Before that, I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the Computer Science Department at Zhejiang University. During Aug. 2016 to Jan. 2017, I was a research intern in the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, supervised by Professor Hong Cheng and Professor Jeffrey Xu Yu. I also worked as a research intern at Alibaba, DAMO Academy from June 2019 to Oct. 2019.

Research interest

Database Theory and Algorithms; Streaming Processing; Distributed and Parallel Computing.

Selected Publications

In publications marked with ‘**’, authors are ordered alphabetically, as a convention of theory papers. In the other publications, authors are ordered by contribution.

Conference papers

Demo papers

Journal papers


  • Data processing method and device, program product, and storage medium, CN113448969B

Selected Awards

  • ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award, 2022, ACM SIGMOD

  • HKUST CSE Best PhD Dissertation Award Honorable Mention, 2022, HKUST

  • ACM SIGMOD Best Paper Honorable Mention award, 2022, ACM SIGMOD

  • RedBird Academic Excellence Award for PhD Student, 2022, HKUST

  • Postgraduate Studentship, 2017-2021, HKUST

  • Scholarship for Elite Students in Basic Science, 2013-2016, Zhejiang University


  • PC Member: VLDB 2024, CCS 2024, CIKM 2024
  • Journal Reviewer / Referee: IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC)
  • External Reviewer: PODS 2024, VLDB 2023, SIGMOD 2019-2023, ICDT 2019