Chu-Cheng Hsieh got both his PhD and Master in Computer Science from UCLA, supervised by Professor John Cho, and is currently an applied researcher working at Search Science team in eBay. At eBay, he is working on the generation of related keywords and studying e-commerce user behavior. Before joining eBay, he was an teaching fellow in UCLA, instructing CS144 Web Application and CS143 Database System. Dr. Hsieh also had a M.S degree and a B.A. degree in Electronic Engineering department from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. With respect to his past working experience, he was an researcher in Telecommunication Laboratories of Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd, Taiwan, and served as lecturer in multiple universities in Taiwan. To learn more about him, please refer to his linkedin profile. His current research interests include big data analysis on social web mining, recommender system, and user behavior modeling.


  • Email: chucheng's email
  • Phone: chucheng's phone


  • Shopper modeling on E-commerce websites -- 2012
  • Examining Popular News Prediction Perfomance on Twitter -- 2011
  • Query by examples (a study of Wikipedia categories) -- 2010
  • Product name extraction using data mining algorithm -- 2009
  • Hierarchical extraction from text dataset -- 2008
  • Opinion explorer from Blogs -- 2008
  • Characteristic of Relation on Web Social Network (Facebook) -- 2007
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  • Researcher(User modeling), Search and Discovery team in eBay (2012 Summer)
  • Researcher(Information Retrieval), National Center for Research (2011 Summer)
  • Researcher(Data Mining), Center for Embedded Sensing of UCLA (2010 Summer)
  • Researcher(Security/Data Mining), Core Research Team of Symantec Research Lab (Dec. 2009 ~ Jun. 2010)
  • Research Internship in Search Team, Yahoo (2008 Summer, 2009 Summer)
  • Founder & Senior IT Specialist (System Integration), XinWei Corporation, Taiwan (2004)
  • Assistant Researcher, Information Security Lab., Chunghwa Telecom (2005-2007)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles (Sep. 2008 ~ Present)
  • Graduate Student Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles (Jan. 2008 ~ Present)
  • Lecturer, National Taipei College of Business, Taiwan(Sep. 2006 ~ Jun. 2007)
  • Lecturer, Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (Sep. 2005 ~ Jun. 2007)
  • Lecturer, Hsuan Chuang University, Taiwan (Sep. 2005 – Jun. 2007)
  • Senior Instructor , Microsoft CTEC Education Center (Great Master Co., Ltd. , Taiwan) (May. 1999 ~ Sep. 2005 )
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (VB & C# Programming Language)
  • Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform
  • CIW Security Professional
  • CIW Security Associate
  • TQC Professional in database
  • TQC Professional in Programming Language
  • Certification of IT Lieutenant on Programming & Information System



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