Workshop: Renmin University (Beijing)

International faculty and students met for one week at the School of Journalism and Communication of Renmin University to discuss modeling approaches to Big Data. The Annenberg team included professor Sandra González-Bailón and PhD students Jiaying Liu, Jingwen Zhang, Sijia Yang, and Bo Mai. Other invited international faculty included Javier Borge-Holthoefer, from the Qatar Computing Research Institute; Georgios Paltoglou, from Wolverhampton University; and Taha Yasseri, from the University of Oxford. The workshop consisted of faculty lectures and student presentations, and it included visits to the digital media companies Tencent and Baidu.