Hady W. Lauw
Singapore Management University
Associate Professor 
of Information Systems
Director, BSc (Computer Science) Programme
National Research Foundation Fellow

Email: hadywlauw@smu.edu.sg

Research Interests:

  • Web search and mining
  • Preference analytics and recommender systems
  • Dimensionality reduction and visual analytics


  • We are hiring Research Fellows (Postdocs) and Research Engineers/Research Assistants.
  • If you are interested in working with me in our PhD program, drop me an email.
  • If you are an undergraduate of any school at SMU, consider taking Computational Thinking.
  • If you are finishing high school or polytechnic, consider apply to our Computer Science programme.
2018-08-07: Paper accepted at CIKM’18, titled “Multiperspective Graph-Theoretic Similarity Measure”. 
2018-07-27: Organized the 1st Singapore ACM SIGKDD Symposium, a gathering of data science thought leaders in Singapore. Blog post on https://kdd.sg/2018/07/28/1st-singapore-acm-sigkdd-symposium/ 
2018-07-17: Attended IJCAI-18 in Stockholm, Sweden. Presented two papers in the Learning Preferences or Rankings session. Blog post on https://preferred.ai/ijcai18/ 
2018-07-10: Visited the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh in Scotland, UK on the Erasmus+ program. Gave an ILCC seminar on "Representation Learning for Subjective Expressions of Preferences". 
2018-07-01: Promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. 
2018-07-01: Appointed Director of the BSc (Computer Science) Programme. 
2018-06-30: Congratulations to my PhD students, Andrew Le and Maksim Tkachenko, winners of SMU Presidential Doctoral Fellowships for AY2018. Maksim won it for the second consecutive year. Andrew is concurrently a recipient of SMU PhD Student Life Award. 
2018-06-21: Invited as PC Member for WWW'19, Search Track. 
2018-06-21: Invited as PC Member for AAAI'19. 
2018-06-13: Invited as PC Member for ICDM'18. 
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Last updated in July 2018.