Biography

Meng He is a tenure-track assistant professor at the Faculty of Computer Science in Dalhousie University, with an adjunct assistant professor appointment at the University of Waterloo. Previously, he held a 3-year limited-term assistant professor position in the same institution, and postdoctoral positions in Carleton University and the University of Waterloo. He obtained his PhD from University of Waterloo in June 2008.

Meng He’s research areas are algorithms, data structures and computational geometry, and his research has been focused on the design of algorithms and data structures for large data sets. He has authored close to fifty peer-reviewed publications on this subject, including papers in top journals and conferences such as ACM Transactions on Algorithms (TALG), the Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA), the International Colloquium on Automata, Language, and Programming (ICALP) and the European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA). Dr. He is presently serving as a steering committee member of the Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry, has co-chaired the 26th Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG 2014), and has served in the program committees of CPM, CCCG and EuroCG .