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Dr Xujuan Zhou

Dr Xujuan Zhou
Name Xujuan Zhou
Position Associate Professor (Information Systems)
Section School of Business
Office A542
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4625
Extension 4625
Email
Qualifications BIT QUT , BIT(Hons) QUT , PhD QUT

Dr. Xujuan Zhou is Associate Professor in School of Business. She received her PhD from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. She had worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at QUT, UNSW and Marquise University before she joined USQ in June 2016 as a lecturer. A/Prof. Zhou has led the new development and delivery of key Information System (IS) courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for on campus and online students since 2016. She also designed and developed a new course for a Master level degree program. She consistently receives positive feedback and high ratings for her courses in MyOpinion, which is evidenced by the teaching awards from her school and Dean’s commendation for teaching excellence 2019. She has also received My Star award recognized by her teaching team member in 2019. A/Prof. Zhou has an excellent international research profile and competitive track record in her research fields. She completed the Commonwealth Innovation Connections Grant ($100K) Jan. 2017 - April 2019. She received a USQ Eminent Scholar Grant ($5,000) in 2020. This grant was awarded to support the collaborative research work with a world-leading researcher, Professor U. Rajendra Acharya from Singapore (ranked 72 in the world and 2 in Singapore in Computer Science). In June 2021, she has also been awarded a USQ Research Capacity Building Grant ($15,000). In October 2021, she was awarded Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowships ($360K from Queensland Government and $120K from industry partners over three years). Her contribution to USQ’s research culture was recognised with the award of the 2021 BELA Excellence Award for Research. She has supervised four students successfully completed their PhD study at USQ. She received the 2020 BELA Excellence Award for Postgraduate Research Supervision. A/Prof. Zhou has achieved many established research outcomes that have been published and highly cited in prestigious Journals. She receives a high degree of engagement with her research and is well cited by her peers as evidenced in her Google Scholar citations.


Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing not elsewhere classified ( 080199 )
  • Information Systems not elsewhere classified ( 080699 )
  • Pattern Recognition and Data Mining ( 080109 )
  • Data Mining And Knowledge Discovery ( 460502 )
  • Data Management And Data Science ( 460500 )
  • Artificial Intelligence ( 460200 )
  • Natural Language Processing ( 460208 )
  • Recommender Systems ( 460510 )
  • Information Retrieval And Web Search ( 460508 )
  • Reinforcement Learning ( 461105 )
  • Neural Networks ( 461104 )
  • Modelling And Simulation ( 460207 )
  • Autonomous Agents And Multiagent Systems ( 460202 )
  • Deep Learning ( 461103 )
  • Knowledge Representation And Reasoning ( 460206 )
  • Machine Learning ( 461100 )

Research interests
Data and text mining, Machine and deep learning, Health informatics, Business analytics, Information retrieval/filtering, Recommender systems, Sentiment analysis, Natural language processing, Information systems and management

Professional memberships
Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (CHIER)
  • Centre for Heritage and Culture (CHC)

Currently teaching courses/programs
CIS1101 Business Online
CIS1000 Information System Concepts
CIS5101 Management of Business Online
CIS2000 Systems Analysis and Design
CIS5209 Systems Analysis for IT Professionals
CIS5206 Data Mining for Business Analytics and Cyber Security

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
15 Years

Research most recent
1. Squires, Matthew and Tao, Xiaohui and Elangovan, Soman and Gururajan, Raj and Zhou, Xujuan and Acharya, Udyavara Rajendra (2022) A novel genetic algorithm based system for the scheduling of medical treatments. Expert Systems With Applications, 195:116464. ISSN 0957-4174 (Q1 Journal)
2. Bargshady, Ghazal and Zhou, Xujuan and Barua, Prabal Datta and Gururajan, Raj and Li, Yuefeng and Acharya, U. Rajendra (2022) Application of CycleGAN and transfer learning techniques for automated detection of COVID-19 using X-ray images. Pattern Recognition Letters, 153. pp. 67-74. ISSN 0167-8655 (Q1 Journal)
3. Wee, Chee Keong and Zhou, Xujuan and Gururajan, Raj and Tao, Xiaohui and Chen, Jennifer and Gururajan, Rashmi and Wee, Nathan and Barua, Prabal D (2022) Automated Triaging Medical Referral for Otorhinolaryngology Using Data Mining and Machine Learning Techniques. IEEE Access, pp. 44531-44548. ISSN 2169-3536 (Q1 Journal)


Research most notable
1. Zhou, Xujuan and Xu, Yue and Li, Yuefeng and Audun, Josang and Cox, Clive (2012) The state-of-the-art in personalized recommender systems for social networking. Artificial Intelligence Review, 37 (2). pp. 119-132. ISSN 0269-2821 (Q1 Journal)
2. Dunn, Adam G. and Leask, Julie and Zhou, Xujuan and Mandl, Kenneth D. and Coiera, Enrico (2015) Associations between exposure to and expression of negative opinions about Human Papillomavirus vaccines on social media: an observational study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17 (6). pp. 1-10. ISSN 1438-8871 (Q1 Journal)
3. Abdar, Moloud and Zomorodi-Moghadam, Mariam and Zhou, Xujuan and Gururajan, Raj and Tao, Xiaohui and Barua, Prabal D. and Gururajan, Rashmi (2020) A new nested ensemble technique for automated diagnosis of breast cancer. Pattern Recognition Letters (132). pp. 123-131. ISSN 0167-8655 (Q1 Journal)


Publications in ePrints

Squires, Matthew and Tao, XiaohuiORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0020-077X and Elangovan, Soman and Gururajan, RajORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5919-0174 and Zhou, Xujuan and Acharya, Udyavara Rajendra (2022) A novel genetic algorithm based system for the scheduling of medical treatments. Expert Systems With Applications, 195:116464. ISSN 0957-4174

Wee, Chee Keong and Zhou, Xujuan and Gururajan, RajORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5919-0174 and Tao, XiaohuiORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0020-077X and Wee, Nathan (2022) Adaptive Fault Resolution for Database Replication Systems. In: 17th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA 2021), 2 Feb - 4 Feb 2022, Sydney, Australia.

Bargshady, Ghazal ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2557-7928 and Zhou, Xujuan and Barua, Prabal DattaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5117-8333 and Gururajan, RajORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5919-0174 and Li, Yuefeng and Acharya, U. Rajendra (2022) Application of CycleGAN and transfer learning techniques for automated detection of COVID-19 using X-ray images. Pattern Recognition Letters, 153. pp. 67-74. ISSN 0167-8655

Wee, Chee Keong and Zhou, XuJuan and Gururajan, RajORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5919-0174 and Tao, XiaohuiORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0020-077X and Chen, Jennifer and Gururajan, Rashmi and Wee, Nathan and Barua, Prabal DattaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5117-8333 (2022) Automated Triaging Medical Referral for Otorhinolaryngology Using Data Mining and Machine Learning Techniques. IEEE Access, 10. pp. 1-18.

Roui, Mohammad Beheshti and Zomorodi, Mariam and Sarvelayati, Masoomeh and Abdar, Moloud and Noori, Hamid and Plawiak, Pawel and Tadeusiewicz, Ryszard and Zhou, Xujuan and Khosravi, Abbas and Nahavandi, Saeid and Acharya, U. Rajendra (2021) A novel approach based on genetic algorithm to speed up the discovery of classification rules on GPUs. Knowledge-Based Systems, 231:107419. ISSN 0950-7051

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing not elsewhere classified ( 080199 )
  • Information Systems not elsewhere classified ( 080699 )
  • Pattern Recognition and Data Mining ( 080109 )
  • Data Mining And Knowledge Discovery ( 460502 )
  • Data Management And Data Science ( 460500 )
  • Artificial Intelligence ( 460200 )
  • Natural Language Processing ( 460208 )
  • Recommender Systems ( 460510 )
  • Information Retrieval And Web Search ( 460508 )
  • Reinforcement Learning ( 461105 )
  • Neural Networks ( 461104 )
  • Modelling And Simulation ( 460207 )
  • Autonomous Agents And Multiagent Systems ( 460202 )
  • Deep Learning ( 461103 )
  • Knowledge Representation And Reasoning ( 460206 )
  • Machine Learning ( 461100 )


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