ZHU, Shanfeng        Ph. D.
         Associate Professor 


         Shanghai Key Lab of Intelligent Information Processing,

         School of Computer,
         Fudan University
         220 Handan Road, Shanghai, 200433, China


Contact: (:86)-21-6564-3786


Fax:        (86)-21-6565-4253

Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics
  • Information Retrieval on the WWW
  • Recommender Systems in E-commerce
  • Combinatorial Optimization

Working Experiences


Associate Professor                       July,2008—Present

    Shanghai Key Lab of Intelligent Information Processing , Fudan University, China

    School of Computer,  Fudan University, China


Postdoctoral Research Fellow       May,2004—May, 2008

    Pathway Engineering Laboratory, Bioinformatics Center, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Japan



B.Sc.    Department of Computer Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan China 1996

M.Phil.  Department of Computer Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan China 1999

Ph.D.    Department of  Computer Sceince, City Unviersity of  Hong Kong, Hong Kong  2003


Selected Publications:



  • Shanfeng Zhu, Ichigaku Takigawa, Jia Zeng, Hiroshi Mamitsuka. " Field independent probabilistic model for clustering Multi-Field documents”,  Information Processing & Management (To Appear)
  • Lian Wang , Danling Pan , Xihao Hu , Jinyu Xiao, Yangyang Gao , Huifang Zhang, Yan Zhang, Juan Liu *, Shanfeng Zhu*  BiodMHC: an online server for the prediction of class II MHC-peptide binding affinity”, Journal of Genetics and Genomics. (To Appear) (* Corresponding Authors)
  • Shanfeng Zhu, Ichigaku Takigawa, Shuqin Zhang, Hiroshi Mamitsuka. "A probabilistic model for clustering text documents with multiple fields”, The 29th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR2007). Rome, Italy, April, 2007, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4425. pp 331-342
  • Shanfeng Zhu, Yasushi Okuno, Gozoh Tsujimoto, Hiroshi Mamitsuka. "Application of a new probabilistic model for mining implicit associated cancer genes from OMIM and Medline”, Cancer Informatics 2: 361-371 (2006) Supplement material
  • Shanfeng Zhu, Keiko Udaka, John Sidney, Alessandro Sette, Kiyo F. Aoki-Kinoshita, Hiroshi Mamitsuka. "Improving MHC binding peptide prediction by incorporating binding data of auxiliary MHC molecules ",Bioinformatics 22(13): 1648-1655 (2006)
  • Shanfeng Zhu, Yasushi Okuno, Gozoh Tsujimoto, Hiroshi Mamitsuka: A probabilistic model for mining implicit 'chemical compound-gene' relations from literature  Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB/JBI 2005), (Bioinformatics 21, Supplement 2, ii245-ii251), Madrid, Spain, September, 2005


Web Searching, Information Retrieval

  • Shanfeng Zhu, Qizhi Fang, Weiming Zheng, “Social Choice for Data Fusion” International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making 3(4) 619-631 (2004)
  • Francis Y.L Chin, Xiaotie Deng, Qizhi Fang, Shanfeng Zhu. "Approximate and Dynamic Rank Aggregation", Theoretic Computer Science 325(3): 409-424 (2004)
  • Shanfeng Zhu, Christopher C. Yang, Wai Lam: CatRelate: A New Hierarchical Document Category Integration Algorithm by Learning Category Relationships;  Proceedings of  the 7th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2004, Shanghai, China, December 13-17, 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3334. pp 280-289
  • Shanfeng Zhu, Xiaotie Deng, Qizhi Fang, Weimin Zheng. "A Study on Web Searching: Overlap and Distance of Search Engine Results", Proceedings of International conference on intelligent agents, web technologies and internet commerce (IAWTIC2003), 12-14 February 2003 Vienna Austria, pp:35-46.  Also included as a chapter in book: Intelligent Agents for Data Mining and Information Retrieval, Editor: Masoud Mohammadian, Idea Group Publishing, February 2004.
  • Kang Chen, Weimin Zheng, Xiaotie Deng, Haodi Feng, Shanfeng Zhu. "Text Distinguisher Used in an Interactive MetaSearch Engine." The 3rd international conference on Web-Age information management. Beijing 2002, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2419. pp:181-188  (2002)
  • Shanfeng Zhu, Xiaotie Deng, Kang Chen, Weimin Zheng. "Using Online Relevance Feedback to Build Effective Personalized Metasearch Engine.", Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on web information systems engineering (WISE01) 3-6 December 2001, Kyoto, Japan. pp:262-270

Combinatorial Optimization

  • Qizhi Fang, Shanfeng Zhu, Xiaotie Deng, Maocheng Cai. "On Computational Complexity of Membership Test in Flow Games and Linear Production Games." International Journal of Game Theory Vol. 31(2002) pp:39-45.
  • Qizhi Fang, Shanfeng Zhu. "Linear and Integer Programming Techniques for Cooperative Games", International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science Vol.13(2002) No.5 pp:653-666.
  • Xiaotie Deng, H. IP, K. Law, Jianping Li, Weiming Zheng , Shanfeng Zhu. “Parallel Models and Job Characterization for System Scheduling”  The 2001 international conference on computational science (ICCS2001) May 28-30,2001 San Francisco, USA  Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2074, pp: 648-656


Teaching Experiences:

As Instructor on Tutorials in City University of Hong Kong

  • CS5286 Algorithms and Techniques for Web Searching --- Semester A, 2001/2002, Semester A, 2002/2003
  • CS2468 Data Structure and Data Management --- Semester B, 2001/2002

As Teaching Assistant on Tutorials in City University of Hong Kong

  • CS5285 Information Security for E-commerce --- Semester B, 2002/2003
  • CS3103 Operating Systems --- Semester B, 2000/200
  • CS3369 Real-time Computer Control Software --- Semester A, 2000/2001
  • CS2402 Data Structure and Algorithms --- Semester B, 1999/2000

[ Pathway Engineering Laboratory | Bioinformatics Center | Institute for Chemical Research | Kyoto University]