Dr. Wei Ding
Director of the Knowledge Discovery Lab
Department of Computer Science
School for the Environment (Faculty Affiliate)
College of Science and Mathematics
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Office: S-3-179 Science Building
Office Phone: 617.287.6428
KDLab Phone: 617.287.6438
"I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand."
Wei's main research interests include Data Mining, Computational Semantics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and with applications to astronomy, geosciences, and environmental sciences.
Wei is the faculty advisor of the Women-In-Science club (WINS) at UMass Boston. She is the faculty representative of UMass Boston for the National Center for Women & Information Technology.
Wei Ding received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas in May 2008, then joined the Department of Computer Science of UMass Boston as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2008. Wei received her BS degree in Computer Science and Applications from Xi'an Jiao Tong University and her MS degree in Software Engineering from George Mason University (find her at the Software Engineering Academic Genealogy).
From 2002 to 2008, Wei had been a full-time lecturer of the Computer Science and Computer Information Systems programs at the University of Houston - Clear Lake (UHCL). Wei has 8-year full-time working experience in banking, software development, and web technology. Wei worked as a software engineer for the Bank of China, a software testing engineer for Microsoft (China) Ltd., a systems analyst and project manager for PanSky International Holding Co. Ltd, a quality assurance team leader for MultiCity.com, and a technical consultant and software engineer for VeriSign Inc. She is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM.