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Heng Xu

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Heng Xu
  • Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology

307C Information Sciences and Technology Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 867-0469
  • Ph.D., National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2001-2005

  • B. Mgmt., Shandong University, China, 1997-2001

  • Certificate in Fashion Design, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore, 2003-2005


Dr. Heng Xu joined IST as an assistant professor in August 2006. She is a recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2010 - 2015) and the endowed PNC Technologies Career Development Professorship (2010 - 2013).

She received her Ph.D. in information systems from the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore. Her Ph.D. dissertation, “Privacy Considerations in the Location Based Services,” was a runner up for the 2006 ACM SIGMIS Doctoral Dissertation Award Competition.