Longbin Lai

Research Assistant

University of New South Wales, Sydney


Dr. Longbin Lai obtained his Degree of Bachelor and Master from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in 2010 and 2013 respectively. After that, He joined the Database group in CSE, UNSW, Sydney for Ph.D study under the supervision of Prof. Xuemin Lin and Dr. Lu Qin. He obtained his Ph.D degree in Mar. 2017, and his thesis is available here. He now joins Alibaba Damo Academy to build intelligent systems for big (graph) data processing. His research interests include graph algorithms, graph database, database management, distributed algorithms and systems.


  • Big Data Management
  • Graph Database
  • Distributed Processing
  • Query Optimizations


  • PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, 2017

    University of New South Wales, Sydney

  • Master in Computer Engineering, 2013

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • BSc in Information Security, 2010

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University



Distributed Pattern Matching System with Cypher

To develop a graph pattern matching system in the distributed context, while gluing together the academic results of optimal join …

Recent Publications

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StructSim: Querying Structural Node Similarity at Billion Scale

Structural node similarity is widely used in analyzing complex networks. As one of the structural node similarity metrics, role …

Distributed Subgraph Matching on Timely Dataflow

Recently there emerge many distributed algorithms that aim at solving subgraph matching at scale. Existing algorithm-level comparisons …

Improving Distribued Subgraph Matching Algorithm on Timely Dataflow

The subgraph matching problem is defined to find all subgraphs of a data graph that are isomorphic to a given query graph. Subgraph …

MPMatch: A Multi-core Parallel Subgraph Matching Algorithm

Subgraph Matching is a fundamental problem in graph analysis, and is widely used in many application scenarios in biology, chemistry …

PatMat: A Distributed Pattern Matching Engine with Cypher

Graph pattern matching is one of the most fundamental problems in graph database and is associated with a wide spectrum of …


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