Nan Tang (汤南)

Dr. Nan Tang is a scientist at QCRI (Qatar Computing Research Institute) at Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar. Prior to join QCRI in Dec. 2011, He was a Research Fellow at LFCS (Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science) at the University of Edinburgh, working with Prof. Wenfei Fan from Feb. 2010-Dec. 2011. He was a scientific staff member with the CWI (Dutch National Research Center for Mathematics and Computer Science), Amsterdam, from Feb. 2008 to Jan. 2010. In CWI, he was in the MonetDB group advised by Dr. Peter Boncz. He got his PhD. degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong at Dec. 2007, co-supervised by Prof. Kam-Fai Wong and Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu. He holds a visiting position at University of Waterloo (Canada, 03/2007-08/2007, with M. Tamer Özsu).

  1. VLDB 2010: Best Paper Award

Research Scientist

Data Analytics

Qatar Foundation


Al-Nasr Tower A, 21st Floor, QCRI

Doha, Qatar

Tel: +974 4454 2850

Fax: +974 4454 0630


  1. Projects handled as the PI, from the project/resource perspective:

  2. - NADEEF: a commodity data cleaning system

  3. - Fixing rules: automatic and dependable data cleaning

  4. Please refer to this page for my detailed research interests.



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