Wangshu Pang Chinese Name

Wangshu Pang

About Me

Wangshu Pang

I am a graduate student in School of Computer Science of Carnegie Mellon University

Master of Very Large Information Systems (MSIT-VLIS), directed by Anthony Tomasic.

Before that, I graduate from Beihang University in Beijing, China, with bachelor degree of Software Engineering.

My interests in study and research include: Information Retrieval, Large Scale Database, Large Scale Machine Learning, and Statistical NLP.
I will join CBS Interactive Business Intelligence (BI) group in Somerville as a full-time engineer from Feburary 2012. Here is my resume.

My Contact Info:
  • Phone: (412) 916-7917
  • Email: wpang AT cs DOT cmu DOT edu
  • Office: A104, 300 S Craig Steet, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Micro Blogging: My Sina Weibo Show (Chinese)


July 2011 - 2011CBS Interactive Somerville, MA

  • Scalable user cluster analysis based on Apache Mahout and Hadoop;
  • Applied Canopy and K-Means clustering, based on SVD dimensioned reduced subspace;
  • Scalable click-stream analysis using Parallel FP-Growth;
  • Experimented other cluster computing frameworks (Spark and GraphLab).

July 2009 – June 2010Tsinghua-Sohu Joint Research Lab of Searching Technology (THUIR) Beijing, China

Research Intern
  • Worked for a joint engineering project with Inc. (SOHU, top search engine and browser provider in China);
  • Independent Research on vertical crawler, dealing with data crawling in XMLHttpRequest enabled (AJAX featured) webpage;
  • Product of the program was able to crawl real-time user comments for 12 mainstream video-sharing websites in China, and easy for extension;
  • Tentative research on Deep-Web information crawling based on user browsing log.

January 2009 – April 2009Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) Chennai, India

  • Worked for Motorola Offshore Development Center (ODC) at TCS Chennai branch;
  • Enrolled in an internal information system project by team of 5 person; Responsible for system design and core component implementation;
  • Released online, improved efficiency of project weekly status report;
  • Selected from 198 students into the first cooperation program with TCS.

Awards and other Projects

October 2005 – December 2007ACM - ICPC Participants

Beihang University Programming Contest Team
  • Silver Medal for 2007 ACM - ICPC Asian Regional: Chengdu Site;
  • Bronze Medal for 2007 ACM - ICPC Asian Regional: Nanjing Site;
  • Serve as Judge for 2007 ACM - ICPC Asian Regional: Beijing Site;

April 2006 – August 2007Beihang University Online Judge (Bianchengla)

  • A Top-Coder like online programming competition platform;
  • Responsible for interface and back-end system management tool;
  • Released the first version of the system online, welcomed by students and teachers;
  • Served as a training platform for ACM-ICPC and teaching assistant software for programming courses in Beihang University.