Huiping Cao
I obtained my Ph.D. from Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2007, and my master's and bachelor degrees from School of Information, Renmin University of China (RUC) in 2002 and 1999 respectively.

Before joining NMSU in Fall 2010, I worked in the SONET project at UCSB NCEAS, and in Computer Science and Engineering, at Arizona State University (ASU) for the tDAR project.

My full curriculum vitae can be found here.

Research interests

  • Data mining: graph mining, sequence (spatiotemporal, time series) data mining, graphical models

  • Data engineering: graph search, data integration, query processing (spatial, graph data), table summarization


  • The student information in our group can be found from here.


  • 04/14/2017 Congratulations to Brett Pelkey for winning the First Place at UTDallas Undergraduate Research Expo (Facebook post).
  • 03/23/2017 Congratulations to Chuan Hu for successfully passing his final PhD dissertation defense.
  • 11/03/2016 Congratulations to Chuan Hu for passing his comprehensive exam!
  • 10/1/2016 We are going to host the vist of director of Western Big Data Innovation Hub Oct. 13-14, 2016. (link)
  • 09/15/2016 I am really fortunate to receive an award through NSF's BIGDATA program.