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Awards, Education, and Committee Work

Appointment

Associate Professor, Fall 2019 to Present
Drexel University, College of Computing and Informatics

Assistant Professor, Fall 2013 to Spring 2019
Drexel University, College of Computing and Informatics

Adjunct Lecturer, Fall 2009 to Summer 2013
Indiana University, School of Library and Information Science

Educational Background

Indiana University, Fall 2008 to June 2013
Ph.D. in Information Science, School of Library and Information Science

Indiana University, Fall 2008 to May 2011
Master of Information Science, School of Library and Information Science

Nanjing University, Fall 2004 to June 2008
Bachelor of Science, Department of Information Management

Awards

2021, Science of Science Award, National Science Foundation (NSF), Sept 2021 - Aug 2024, Award Amount: $396,691, Role: PI, with Mat kelly (co-PI) and Robert Palmer of Howard University (co-PI).

2020, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Award, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Sept 2020 - Aug 2023, Award Amount: $887,154, Role: co-PI

2019, Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis, Clarivate Analytics, Award Amount: $25,000, Role: PI

2019, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Award, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), July 2019 - June 2022, Award Amount: $276,895, Role: co-PI

2019, Summer Research Award, Drexel University, Award Amount: $7,000, Role: PI

2015, Early Career Development Award, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS),
May 2015 - April, 2018, Award Amount: $247,713; Drexel Matching Amount: $147,585, Role: PI

2014, Data Fellow Award, National Consortium for Data Science (NCDS),
Jan 2015 - Dec 2015, Award Amount: $50,000, Role: PI

2013, Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Beta Phi Mu

2012, Proposal Granted by Elsevier Bibliometric Research Program

2011, Yuan T'ung Li (袁同礼) Memorial Fellowship, Indiana University

2010, Bernbom Fellowship, Indiana University

2008 to 2013, Dean's Fellowship of SLIS, Indiana University

2008, Magna Cum Laude, Nanjing University

2007, 1st Class National Scholarship for Scientific Innovation, Nanjing University

Drexel Committees

Drexel Faculty Affairs Equity & Diversity Event Planning (2013 to 2014)

Faculty Senate on Student Life Committee (June 2017 to 2021)

CCI College Committees

CCI Bylaw Committee (2015 to 2017)

CCI Distinguished Speaker Series Committee (2017 to 2018)

Department of Information Science Committees

ALA Accreditation Committee (2016 to 2017)

Bachelor of Science in Data Science (BSDS) Curriculum Committee (2015 to 2017)

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) Curriculum Committee (2017 to 2018)

Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) Curriculum Committee (2018 to present)