Zhenpeng CHEN (陈 震鹏)

I am a Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science at University College London (UCL), working with Prof. Mark Harman and Prof. Federica Sarro. I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science and Technology at Peking University under the supervision of Prof. Hong Mei and Prof. Xuanzhe Liu. My research interests mainly focus on software analytics and Web mining. Here is my CV.

Office: Engineering Front Building 3.09, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK

Email: zp.chen AT ucl DOT ac DOT uk


Education

  • Peking University Sep, 2018 - Jul, 2021   
    Ph.D. student in Computer Software and Theory, supervised by Prof. Hong MEI
  • Peking University Sep, 2016 - Jul, 2018   
    Master student in Computer Software and Theory, supervised by Prof. Xuanzhe LIU
  • National Chiao Tung University Sep, 2014 - Jan, 2015   
    Exchange student at the College of Computer Science
  • Peking University Sep, 2012 - Jul, 2016   
    Bachelor of Computer Science (Major)
    Bachelor of Economics (Dual Major)

Publications

  1. [ESEC/FSE'21] TaintStream: Fine-grained Taint Tracking for Big Data Platforms through Dynamic Code Translation.CCF-A
    Chengxu Yang, Yuanchun Li, Mengwei Xu, Zhenpeng Chen, Yunxin Liu, Gang Huang, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: The ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, pp.806-817, August 23-27, 2021, Athens, Greece. Acceptance Rate: 24% (97/396).

  2. [ESEC/FSE'21] An Empirical Study on Challenges of Application Development in Serverless Computing.CCF-A
    Jinfeng Wen*, Zhenpeng Chen*, Yi Liu, Yiling Lou, Yun Ma, Gang Huang, Xin Jin, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: The ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, pp.416-428, August 23-27, 2021, Athens, Greece. Acceptance Rate: 24% (97/396).

  3. [JSEP'21] Characterizing Commodity Serverless Computing Platforms.CCF-B
    Jinfeng Wen, Yi Liu, Zhenpeng Chen, Junkai Chen, Yun Ma. [pdf][project]
    In: Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, accepted to appear, 2021.

  4. [ICSE'21] An Empirical Study on Deployment Faults of Deep Learning Based Mobile Applications.CCF-A
    Zhenpeng Chen, Huihan Yao, Yiling Lou, Yanbin Cao, Yuanqiang Liu, Haoyu Wang, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: The 43rd International Conference on Software Engineering, pp.674-685, May 23-29, 2021, Madrid, Spain. Acceptance Rate: 22% (138/615).

  5. [WWW'21] Characterizing Impacts of Heterogeneity in Federated Learning upon Large-Scale Smartphone Data.CCF-A
    Chengxu Yang, Qipeng Wang, Mengwei Xu, Zhenpeng Chen, Kaigui Bian, Yunxin Liu, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: The 2021 World Wide Web Conference (known as The Web Conference), pp.935-946, April 19-23, 2021, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Acceptance Rate: 21% (357/1736).

  6. [TOSEM'21] Emoji-Powered Sentiment and Emotion Detection from Software Developers’ Communication Data.CCF-A
    Zhenpeng Chen, Yanbin Cao, Huihan Yao, Xuan Lu, Xin Peng, Hong Mei, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, 30(2): 18:1-18:48, 2021.

  7. [ESEC/FSE'20] A Comprehensive Study on Challenges in Deploying Deep Learning Based Software.CCF-A
    Zhenpeng Chen, Yanbin Cao, Yuanqiang Liu, Haoyu Wang, Tao Xie, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: The ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, pp.750-762, November 8-13, 2020, Sacramento, USA. Acceptance Rate: 28% (101/360).

  8. [ESEC/FSE'20] Understanding Build Issue Resolution in Practice: Symptoms and Fix Patterns.CCF-A
    Yiling Lou, Zhenpeng Chen, Yanbin Cao, Dan Hao, Lu Zhang. [pdf][project]
    In: The ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, pp.617-628, November 8-13, 2020, Sacramento, USA. Acceptance Rate: 28% (101/360).

  9. [IJCAI'20] Emoji-Powered Representation Learning for Cross-Lingual Sentiment Classification (Extended Abstract).CCF-A
    Zhenpeng Chen, Sheng Shen, Ziniu Hu, Xuan Lu, Qiaozhu Mei, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: The Twenty-Ninth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp.4701-4705, July 11-17, 2020, Yokohama, Japan.
    Invited Paper, an abridged version of our WWW'19 paper

  10. [AAAI'20] Solving Sequential Text Classification as Board-Game Playing.CCF-A
    Chen Qian, Fuli Feng, Lijie Wen, Zhenpeng Chen, Li Lin, Yanan Zheng, Tat-Seng Chua. [pdf][project]
    In: The Thirty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, pp.8640-8648, February 7-12, 2020, New York, USA. Acceptance Rate: 21% (1591/7737).

  11. [ESEC/FSE'19] SEntiMoji: An Emoji-Powered Learning Approach for Sentiment Analysis in Software Engineering.CCF-A
    Zhenpeng Chen, Yanbin Cao, Xuan Lu, Qiaozhu Mei, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: The ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, pp.841-852, August 26-30, 2019, Tallinn, Estonia. Acceptance Rate: 24% (74/303).

  12. [WWW'19] Emoji-Powered Representation Learning for Cross-Lingual Sentiment Classification.CCF-A
    Zhenpeng Chen*, Sheng Shen*, Ziniu Hu, Xuan Lu, Qiaozhu Mei, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf][project]
    In: The 2019 World Wide Web Conference (known as The Web Conference), pp.251-262, May 13-17, 2019, San Francisco, USA. Acceptance Rate: 18% (225/1247).
    🏆 Best Full Paper Award (First WWW Best Paper from China)

  13. [WWW'18] Through a Gender Lens: Learning Usage Patterns of Emojis from Large-Scale Android Users.CCF-A
    Zhenpeng Chen, Xuan Lu, Wei Ai, Huoran Li, Qiaozhu Mei, Xuanzhe Liu. [pdf]
    In: The 2018 World Wide Web Conference (known as The Web Conference), pp.763-772, April 23-27, 2018, Lyon, France. Acceptance Rate: 15% (171/1155).

  14. [UbiComp'17] PRADO: Predicting App Adoption by Learning the Correlation between Developer-Controllable Properties and User Behaviors.CCF-A
    Xuan Lu, Zhenpeng Chen, Xuanzhe Liu, Huoran Li, Tao Xie, Qiaozhu Mei. [pdf]
    In: Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies, 1(3):79:1-79:30. (presented on the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, September 11-15, 2017, MAUI, USA).

  15. [软件学报] 面向软件工程的情感分析技术研究. 陈震鹏, 姚慧涵, 曹雁彬, 刘譞哲, 梅宏. 软件学报, 2021, 已录用.CCF-A

  16. [软件学报] 数据驱动的移动应用用户接受度建模与预测. 陆璇, 陈震鹏, 刘譞哲, 梅宏. 软件学报, 2020, 31(11):3364-3379.CCF-A

  17. [计算机科学与探索] 多维应用特征融合的用户偏好预测. 陈震鹏, 陆璇, 李豁然, 刘譞哲. 计算机科学与探索, 2017, 11(9):1405-1417.CCF-B

Academic Services

  • Program Committee Member
      ICSE 2022, SEIP Track
      ESEC/FSE 2021, Industry Track
      MSR 2021, Shadow PC
      Emoji@ICWSM 2021
      SEmotion@ICSE 2021
      IEEE EDGE 2020, 2021
  • Transaction/Journal Reviewer
      ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB)
      ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
      Elsevier Neurocomputing (Neurocomputing)
  • External Reviewer
      2022: ICSE
      2021: ICSE, WWW
      2020: WWW, SIGIR, KDD, CIKM, ICSE-SEIP
      2019: WWW, SIGIR, KDD, CIKM
      2018: WWW, KDD, CIKM
      2017: KDD, CIKM

Teaching Experience

  1. Undergraduate Student Instructor, EECS, Peking University (Sep, 2017 - Jul, 2020)
  2. Teaching Assistant, Scientific Writing, Peking University (Spring 2020)
  3. Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Computer Application, Peking University (Fall 2019)
  4. Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Computer Application, Peking University (Spring 2019)
  5. Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Computer Application, Peking University (Fall 2018)
  6. Teaching Assistant, Data Structure and Algorithm, Peking University (Spring 2018)
  7. Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Computer Application, Peking University (Fall 2017)
  8. Teaching Assistant, Data Structure and Algorithm, Peking University (Spring 2017)
  9. Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Computer Application, Peking University (Fall 2016)

Honors and Awards

  1. 2021, Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Peking University (Sole winner in Computer Software and Theory)
  2. 2021, Outstanding Graduate of Beijing, China
  3. 2021, Outstanding Graduate of Peking University
  4. 2020, May 4th Medal, highest honor for students at Peking University (10 recipients every 2 years)
  5. 2020, People of the Year 2020, Peking University
  6. 2020, National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education
  7. 2020, Merit Student Pacesetter, Peking University
  8. 2020, President Scholarship, Peking University
  9. 2019, Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship, Microsoft (12 recipients from the Asia-Pacific region)
  10. 2019, Best Full Paper Award, WWW 2019 (first WWW Best Paper from China)
  11. 2019, National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education
  12. 2019, President Scholarship, Peking University
  13. 2019, Tang Lixin Scholarship, Peking University
  14. 2019, Exceptional Award for Academic Innovation, Peking University
  15. 2019, Top-ten Research Excellence Award, EECS, Peking University
  16. 2019, Merit Student, Peking University
  17. 2018, CETC the 14th Research Institute Glarun Scholarship, Peking University
  18. 2018, Exceptional Award for Academic Innovation, Peking University
  19. 2018, Merit Student Pacesetter, Peking University
  20. 2018, President Scholarship, Peking University
  21. 2017, National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education
  22. 2017, Merit Student, Peking University
  23. 2016, Outstanding Graduation Thesis, EECS, Peking University
  24. 2015, May 4th Scholarship, Peking University
  25. 2015, Award for Scientific Research, Peking University
  26. 2014, Award for Learning Excellence, Peking University
This page was updated on 2021/10/17 by Zhenpeng.