Chuanren Liu is currently an Assistant Professor in the Decision Sciences and MIS Department at Drexel University. He received the Ph.D. in Management (Information Technology) from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA, the M.S. degree in Mathematics from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), and the B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). His research interests include data mining and knowledge discovery, and their applications in business analytics. He has published papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, such as European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research, IEEE Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Knowledge and Information Systems and SIGKDD, ICDM, SDM, AAAI, IJCAI, UbiComp, IEEE BigData, etc.


2015-present: Assistant Professor, Decision Sciences, Drexel University
2014: Summer Intern, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
2013: Summer Intern, NEC Laboratories America.
2011-2014: Research Assistant, Data Mining and Business Analytics, Rutgers University


  • 2011-2015: Ph.D., Management Science and Information Systems, Rutgers Business School
  • 2008-2010: M.S., Mathematics, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2004-2008: B.S., Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Science and Technology of China


  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Program Committee

  • AMIA Annual Symposium, 2016
  • International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2016
  • The International Conference on Big Data Computing and Communication, 2015, 2016
  • International Conference on Data Analytics, 2015, 2016
  • ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 2015, 2016
  • The 21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications, 2016
  • IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, 2015, 2016
  • IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, 2015, Registration Chair
  • International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, 2015, 2016


  • IEEE Transactions on Big Data
  • Computer Communications
  • ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data
  • Knowledge and Information Systems
  • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
  • IBM Journal of Research and Development
  • Neural Computing and Applications
  • International Journal of Automation and Computing
  • Expert Systems With Applications
  • Conferences: SDM 2014-2011; CIKM 2013-2011; WSDM 2014-2012; WWW 2013, 2012; ICDE 2013, 2012.


  • STAT 642: Data Mining for Business Analytics, 2016 Spring
  • STAT 610: Statistics for Business Analytics, 2015 Fall
  • Assistant, Statistical Methods in Business, Rutgers University, 2014 Spring
  • Instructor, Business Research Methods (undergraduate level), Rutgers University, 2012 Summer