About Me

I am currently studying my MPhil in Computer Science in HKUST, supervised by Prof. QU Huamin. I am highly interested in Data Analytics and Visualization, having done many projects to try and find patterns inside large datasets, shown below.

On a personal level, I am an avid badminton and table tennis player and try to fit them into my schedule atleast once a week.

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Evaluating the Readability of Force Directed Graph Layouts: A Deep Learning Approach
H Haleem, Y Wang, A Puri, S Wadhwa, H Qu IEEE CGA Special Issue (Forthcoming)

Pulse: Toward a Smart Campus by Communicating Real-time Wi-Fi Access Data
A Wu, BK Ku, F Cheng, X Shu, A Puri, Y Wang, H Qu arxiv

StageMap: Extracting and Summarizing Progression Stages in Event Sequences
Y Chen, A Puri, L Yuan, H Qu IEEE Big Data (In Review)



Academic Experience and Awards

  • 2017-

    Collaborating with Office of Institutional Research

    Building ML Models to analyze and predict ranking performance

    Used ensemble machine learning models to predict ranking performance of my university.

  • 2017-

    TA for Design and Analysis of Algorithms (COMP 3711), Discrete Mathematics (COMP 2711)

    In Charge of Teaching Tutorial Section

    Prepared Tutorial Material and was involved in the assessments.

  • 2016

    Mr Armin & Mrs Lillian Kitchell Undergraduate Research Award

    Runner Up

    I received this award for my report on our teams submission to the 2015 VAST Challenge.

  • 2015

    Honorable Mention for our Good Cross-Visualization Interactions

    Alongside the award, we were given an opportunity to present our work at the IEEE VAST conference in Chicago.

  • 2014

    Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme

    Participated Twice

    Conducted Research alongside Prof. Huamin QU on Visualization of course reviews as well as movement of guests in a park.

Work Experience

  • 2016

    Internship at theLoveComes

    Worked as a Technological Marketing Consultant

    Aided in creating marketing plans for various clients as well as helping design the website.

  • 2015

    Intern at Koding Kingdom

    Content Generator and Tutor

    Taught young adults Python Programming and designed course material to teach SQL.


  • 2017

    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    MPhil in Computer Science and Engineering

    I am currently studying my MPhil with Prof. Huamin Qu as my supervisor.

  • 2014

    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    BSc in Mathematics and Economics and BEng in Computer Science

    I received my First Class Honors Degree in the above.


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