Basic Information



            Feng Tian, Ph.D. (Engineering)

            Professor of School of Info. & Electr. Eng.,

            Xi'an Jiaotong University



Office: Room 203, PENG-KANG Building

Systems Engineering Institute

School of Electronic & Information Engineering
Xian Jiaotong University

Xian, 710049, P. R. China


Recuiting Master and PH.D Candidates and Post-Doctor Position Candidates every year.

Please contact me If you interest.





1. Professor

2. Ph.D. supervisor

Education and Work Experience


Research Interesting

  • Analysis and application of Big data, especially in educational data mining and taxation data mining
  • Complex system modelling, especially in cloud system
  • Personalization Service in e-Learning, especially involved in affective computing, (meta)-cognitive strategy recognition, etc.


  • 02/2000-12/2003 Xi’an Jiaotong University, Ph.D Degree

       Title Thesis: Modeling and Application of Coordination Based on High-level Petri Nets in CSCD


Work experience

  • 7/2017-current, Director of Big Data Algorithm Test & Application Center of National Engineering Lab of Big Data Analytics
  • 03/2014-03/2015, Visiting scholarship in Coventry University, UK
  • 07/2006-08/2006, Visiting scholarship in Bradford university, UK
  • 01/2004-current, Teacher in Xian Jiaotong Unversity, Xi'an, China
  • 04/2005-current, Member of Satellite-Terrestrial Network Tech. RD Key Lab. of Shaanxi Province.
  • 06/2006~current, Member of Ministry Of Education Key Lab For Intelligent Network and Newtwork Security, Xi'an Jiaotong University
  • 07/1995-08/1997 the forth Department, State owned factory No. 262

Reviewer of International Journals and national Journals

  • IEEE Trans. on SMC-C
  • IEEE Trans. on SMC-A(System)
  • IEEE Access
  • JNCA
  • Future Generation Computer Science
  • ECRA
  • Chinese Journal of Computers
  • Computer Research and Development
  • Journal Of Software
  • Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Journal of Xi'an Jiaotong University

2008-current, Data Ming and Knowledge Discovery, Autum, for undergraduate program

2012-current, Complex Network and Social Network Analysis, Autumn, for master program
2005-2011, The theory and application of Multiagent system, Spring, for master program


Selected Publication

[1]   Feng Tian, Rong Zhang, Jacek Lewandowski, Kuo-Ming Chao, Longzhuang Li and Bo Dong, Deadlock-free migration for Virtual Machine Consolidation using Chicken Swarm Optimization Algorithm, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems,   vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 1389-1400, 2017, (html) (IF=1.004) 

[2]   Feng Tian, Tian Lan, Kuo-Ming Chao, Nick Godwin, Qinghua Zheng, Nazaraf Shah, Mining Suspicious Tax Evasion Groups in Big Data, IEEE Trans. On Knowledge and Data Engineering, VOL. 28, NO. 10, OCTOBER 2016, 2651-2664. (HTML) (IF=2.067)

[3]     Feng Tian, Kuo-Ming Chao, Zuren Feng, Keyi Xing, Nazaraf Shah, Using Wireless Visual Sensor Network to Harmonically Navigate Low-Cost Multi-Wheelchairs in Indoor Environment, Journal of Network and Computer Application, Vol. 62, February 2016, Pages 88–99 (HTML) (IF=2.331, 5-year IF=2.485)

[4]     Feng Tian, Fan Wu, Kuo-Ming Chao, Qinghua Zheng, Nazaraf Shah, Tian Lan, Jia Yue, A Topic Sentence-based Instance Transfer Method For Imbalanced Sentiment Classification of Chinese Product Reviews, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Volume 16, March–April 2016, Pages 66–76, (HTML) (IF=2.139, 5-year IF=2.831)

[5]     Feng Tian, Tian Ma, Dong Bo, Qinghua Zheng, PWLM3-based Automatic Performance Model Estimation Method for HDFS Write and Read Operations, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2015, Vol. 50, 127–139.(HTML(IF=2.430, 5-year IF=2.335)

[6]     Feng Tian, Pengda Gao, L. Li, Weizhan Zhang, H. Liang, Y. Qian, R. Zhao, Recognizing and regulating e-learners’ emotions based on interactive Chinese texts in e-learning systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, 2014, 55:148-164.(HTML)  (IF=2.947, 5-year IF=3.011)

[7]     Dong Bo, Qinghua Zheng, *Feng Tian, Kuo-Ming Chao, Nick Godwin, Tian Ma, Haipeng Xu, Performance Models and Dynamic Characteristics Analysis for HDFS Write and Read Operations: a Systematic View. Journal of Systems and Software, 2014, 93:132–151. (HTML (IF=1.352,  5-year IF=1.485)

[8]     Jiwei Qin, Qinghua Zheng, *Feng Tian, Deli Zheng, An Emotion-oriented Music Recommendation Algorithm Fusing Rating and Trust, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, April 2014, 7(2):371-381.(HTML) (IF=0.574,  5-year IF=0.916)

[9]     Dong Bo, Qinghua Zheng, *Feng Tian, Kuo-Ming Chao, Rui Ma, R Anane, An optimized approach for storing and accessing small files on cloud storage, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 2012, 35 (6):1847-1862 (HTML(IF=1.467,  5-year IF=1.251)

[10]     Weizhan Zhang, Qinghua Zheng, Haifei Li, *Feng Tian, An overlay multicast protocol for live streaming and delay-guaranteed interactive media. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 2012, 35:2028.(HTML(IF=1.467,  5-year IF=1.251)

[11]  Qinghua Zheng; Rui Li; Xiuqi Li; Nazaraf Shah; Jianke Zhang; *FENG TIAN; Kuo-Ming Chao; Jia Li, Virtual Machine Consolidated Placement Based on Multi-Objective Biogeography-Based Optimization, Future Generation Computer Systems, 2016,  54:96-122. (, 5-year IF=2.464)

[12] Yanping Chen, Qinghua Zheng, Feng Tian, and Deli Zheng, A Segmentation Matrix Method for Chinese Segmentation Ambiguity Analysis, Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language ProcessingVol. 21, No. 1, June 2016, pp. 1-28. (HTML)

[13] Yanping Chen, Qinghua Zheng, Feng Tian, Huan Liu, Yazhou Hao, Nazaraf Shah, Exploring Open Information via Event Network, Natural Language Engineering, 2016 (Accepted, To be published)

[14] Feng Tian, Tian Lan, Kuo-Ming Chao, Nick Godwin, Qinghua Zheng, Nazaraf Shah, Mining Suspicious Tax Evasion Groups in Big Data,(Extended Abstract), IEEE ICDE 2017, (Accepted) '

*:corresponding author