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Grants and Awards



  • National Science Foundation (NSF), Xiaofei Zhang (PI; University of Memphis), Xiang Lian (Co-PI; Kent State University), Qiang Guan (Co-PI; Kent State University), "Collaborative Research: PPoSS: Planning: Efficient and Scalable Learning and Management of Distributed Probabilistic Graphs", Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, 2022-2023, $249,769;

  • Ohio Department of Higher Education, Javed I Khan (PI), Xiang Lian (Key Person), "Choose Ohio First CS Scholarships: Building High Demand 21st-Century Workforce Development in Big-Data, Cyber Security & Privacy, AI, Smart Systems and Devices, and other cutting edge Computer Science", Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, 2020-2025, $4,456,300;

  • Kent State University, Xiang Lian (PI), 2019 Summer Research and Creative Activity Appointment, "Incidence Detection of Cyberbullying Over Social Networks", Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, Summer 2019, $10,000;

  • National Science Foundation (NSF), Xiang Lian (Co-PI), "SI2-SSE:GeoVisuals Software: Capturing, Managing, and Utilizing GeoSpatial Multimedia Data for Collaborative Field Research", Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA, 2017, $500,000;

  • Undergraduate Research Initiative (URI), Xiang Lian (supervisor) and Ms. Janette Garcia (undergraduate student), "Probabilistic Transitive Nearest Neighbor Queries on Road Networks", the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX, USA, February, 2016, $2,000;

  • Grant of Faculty Research Council (FRC), Xiang Lian (PI), "Efficient and Accurate Query Processing on Road Networks with Dynamic and Uncertain Traffic Conditions", the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX, USA, January, 2015, $4,969.66;

  • Departmental Research Travel Grant, ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'13), San Francisco, CA, USA, Oct. 27 - Nov. 1, 2013;

  • Grant of the Faculty Research Council (FRC), Xiang Lian (PI), "Search Your University", the University of Texas - Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, USA, February, 2012, $5,000;

  • The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers and Researchers, "Efficient Pattern Matching over Uncertain Data Streams", HKIE Transactions, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Hong Kong, China, September, 2009;

  • Best Paper Award, "Inverse Ranking Queries over Uncertain Data", International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA'09), Brisbane, Australia, April, 2009;

  • Research Travel Grant (RTG), Very Large Data Bases Conference (VLDB'10), Singapore, September, 2010;

  • Research Travel Grant (RTG), ACM Conference on the Management of Data (SIGMOD'10), Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, March, 2010;

  • Research Travel Grant (RTG), ACM Conference on the Management of Data (SIGMOD'08), Vancouver, Canada, June, 2008;

  • Travel Grant, International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT'08), Nantes, France, March, 2008;

  • Research Travel Grant (RTG), International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE'07), Istanbul, Turkey, December, 2006;

  • Postgraduate Studentships, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China, 2003 - 2009;

  • People Scholarships, Nanjing University, China, 2000 - 2002;

  • IBM WSAD Certification, Nanjing University, China, 2002;

  • China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM), the third prize (Jiangsu Province), Nanjing University, China, 2002;

  • China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM), the first prize (Jiangsu Province), Nanjing University, China, 2001; and

  • The Competition of CKC Chinese Input System, the third prize, Nanjing University, China, 2000.

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