Hailu Xu

Assistant Professor at California State University, Long Beach


Hailu Xu is a tenure-track assistant professor at California State University, Long Beach Department of Computer Engineering & Computer Science. He received his PhD degree from Florida International Univeristy School of Computing and Information Sciences (Advisor: Dr. Liting Hu) in Summer 2020. He obtained his master degree from Department of EECS (Advisor: Dr. Weiqing Sun) at University of Toledo in Summer 2016 and bachelor degree in computer science at North China Electric Power Univeristy in Summer 2014.

System, Data, and Stream

Hailu Xu's research focuses on systems with particular emphasis on online social spam detection, big data processing, and streaming processing. He designs and implements systems for analyzing social streaming data, handling security issues with social networks, recovering failures in streaming systems, and processing data in the cloud and edge environment.


I am actively looking for Computer Science/Computer Engineering Graduate and Undergradute students to join our group. Please feel free to send me your CV and unofficial transcript to my email address. Details can be found in this page. Students at CSULB can directly visit my office or send me an email if you are interested.

Active Projects

SpamX: Next-generation system for efficient online scalable social spam detection


October 2021: Serve as PC at ICBDB 2021, please consider submitting!

April 2021: One paper is accepted by ICOMP 21, congrats to Sophanna and Marco!

April 2021: One paper is accepted by The Journal of Supercomputing.

March 2021: Serve as Associate Editor for Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems.

March 2021: I will serve as the Program Committee in the 34th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering (CAINE 2021). Please consider submitting!

December 2020: I will serve as the Program Committee in the 41st IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2021). Please consider submitting!

Latest Publications