Cui Bin



School of Computer Science, Peking University

Address: School of Computer Science, Peking University, Beijing, China 100871
Phone: +86 10 62765821 (Office) ; +86 10 62765822 (Fax)
Office: 1630, Science BLK 1
E-mail: bin.cui AT


Bin Cui is a Boya Distiguished Professor and Vice Dean in School of CS at Peking University. He obtained his B.Sc. from Xi'an Jiaotong University (Pilot Class) in 1996, and Ph.D. from National University of Singapore in 2004 respectively. From 2004 to 2006, he worked as a Research Fellow in Singapore-MIT Alliance. He is a fellow of IEEE (2024) and Cheung Kong distinguished Professor (2016). His research interests include database system, AI system and application, big data management and analytics. He was a recipient of VLDB 2022 SDS Best paper award, WWW 2022 Best student paper award, and NSR 2016 best paper award. He was awarded Second Prize of Natural Science Award of MOE China (2014), CCF Young Scientist award (2009), and Microsoft Young Professorship award (MSRA 2008). He collaborates closely with notable companies in the industry, including Tencent, Alibaba, Baidu, Bytedance, Apple, and Microsoft, and his work has been extensively deployed in numerous leading enterprises.

He has served in the Technical Program Committee of various international conferences including SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE and KDD, and as General Co-Chair of VLDB 2024, PC Co-Chair of APWeb 2015, WAIM 2016, DASFAA 2020 and DSS 2022, Area Chair of ICDE 2011&2018, Demo Co-Chair of ICDE 2014, Area Chair of VLDB 2014. He is Editor-in-Chief of Data Science and Engineering, in the Editorial Board of Distributed and Parallel Databases, Journal of Computer Science and Technology, and SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, and was an assocaite editor of IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) and VLDB Journal. He is serving as Vice Chair of Techical Commettee on Database CCF (2020-2027), and had served as Trustee Board Member of VLDB Endowment (2016-2021).

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Research Courses Publications Professional Activities Students

Professional Services:

Jounral Editorial Board

  • Data Science and Engineering (Editor-in-Chief, 2022- )
  • Distributed and Parallel Databases (2012- )
  • Science China - Information Science (2018- )
  • Journal of Computer Science and Technology (2019- )
  • The VLDB Journal (2011-2017)
  • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering ( 2009 - 2013 )
  • Frontier of Computer Science (2013-2017)

Selected Conference Officers:

  • General Co-Chair: VLDB 2024
  • PC Co-Chair: APWeb 2015, WAIM 2016, DASFAA 2020, NDBC 2022, IEEE DSS 2022
  • Demo Co-Chair: ICDE 2014
  • TKDE poster Chair : ICDE 2020
  • Area Chair: ICDE 2011, VLDB 2014, ICDE 2018, ICDE 2024

Selected Conference PC Memberships:

  • SIGMOD 2007, 2008, 2010, 2013-2016, 2018, 2020, 2023
  • VLDB 2008-2010, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2019,2020,2023, 2024(industry), 2025
  • ICDE 2008-2014, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2022
  • KDD 2010, 2013-2018, 2019 (SPC), 2020, 2021(SPC), 2022(SPC), 2023(SPC), 2024
  • SIGIR, ICML, IJCAI, AAAI, Dasfaa...

Research Grants

  • NSFC Key Program: "Distributed DL Training on Large-scale Heterogeneous Clusters" (Co-PI, No. U23B2048) 2024-2027

  • NSFC Key Program: "Social governance-oriented abnormal group perception and behavior prediction" (Co-PI, No. U22B2037) 2023-2026

  • National Key R&D program of China: "Adaptive and scalable large-scale deep learning system" (No. 2022ZD0116315) 2022.12-2025.11

  • NSFC Key Program: "New Data Management System" (PI, No. 61832001) 2019-2023

  • PKU-Tencent Joint Research Lab, 2017-2025

  • National Key R&D program of China: "Large Scale Machine Learning System" (No. 2018YFB1004403) 2018-2022

  • Shenzhen Research Foundation: "Large Scale Graph Data Management and Analysis" (PI, JCYJ20151014093505032) 2016-2018

  • NSFC: "Key Techniques for Distributed Graph Processing System with Multiple Execution Engines" (PI, No. 61572039 ) 2016-2019

  • Microsoft Research Asia Collaborative Research Award, 2015

  • Tencent: "Distributed Machine Learning Platform for Big Data Analytics" (PI), 2014-2017

  • NSFC: "The Research on Large-scale Database System Facilitating Internet Applications" (PI, No. 61272155 ) 2013-2016

  • NSFC: "Data Management and Mining in Social Media Systems" (PI, No. 61073019 ) 2011-2013

  • The State Key Program of National Natural Science of China: "New Theory and Method for Web Search and Mining" (CI, No. 60933004) 2010-2013

  • NSFC: "Index and Query Technique for Flash Disk Based DBMS" (PI, No. 60873063 ) 2009-2011

  • NSFC China-Australia Special Fund for Scientific and Technological Collaboration: "Effective and Efficient Indexing for Real-time Video Search" (PI, No. 60811120098) 2008-2010

  • 863: "Adaptive Query Processing on Scientific Data Stream" (CI, 2007AA01Z15) 2007-2009

  • NSFC: "Efficient Similarity Search in High-dimensional Databases" (PI, No. 60603045) 2007-2009

Last updated: 2024.6.