About Me

I am a PhD candidate from Bioengineering program at HKUST. My supervisor is Dr. Huamin Qu, a professor in Computer Science and Engineering Department. My research interest focuses on human perception and big data analytics (Human Computer Interaction). I received my B.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Mainland China and had research experience in Brain-Computer Interaction, Neural Engineering.


Mingqian Zhao, Huamin Qu, Michael Sedlmair, "Neighborhood Perception in Bar Charts", ACM CHI, 2019 (to appear).

Xiaojuan Ma, Xinning Gui, Jiayue Fan, Mingqian Zhao, Yunan Chen, Kai Zheng, "Professional Medical Advice at your Fingertips: An Empirical Study of an Online “Ask the Doctor” Platform", ACM CSCW, 2018. [PDF]

Mingqian Zhao, Yijia Su, Jian Zhao, Shaoyu Chen, and Huamin Qu, "Mobile Situated Analytics of Ego-Centric Network Data", SIGGRAPH ASIA Symposium on Visualization, 2017. [PDF] [Video]

Mingqian Zhao, Zhutian Chen, Ke Lu, Chaoran Li, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma, "Blossom: Design of a Tangible Interface for Improving Intergenerational Communication for the Elderly", International Symposium on Interactive Technology and Ageing Populations (ITAP), 2016. [PDF] [Video]

Yuanzhe Chen, Qing Chen, Mingqian Zhao, Sebastien Boyer, Kalyan Veeramachaneni, and Huamin Qu, "DropoutSeer: Visualizing Learning Patterns in Massive Open Online Courses for Dropout Reasoning and Prediction", IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 2016. [PDF] [Video FF]

Hong Zhou, Yechao Han, Mingqian Zhao, Lee Ji Chao Tristan, and Kedi Xu, "Use of non-reward based electrical stimuli of the ventral posteromedial thalamic nucleus to control the turning behavior of rat motor navigation", Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration for Intelligent Systems (MFI), 2014 International Conference on (pp. 1-9). IEEE., 2014. [PDF]


Mingqian Zhao, Zhutian Chen, Ke Lu, Chaoran Li, Huamin Qu, and Xiaojuan Ma, "Blossom: a Tangible Voice Messaging System for Improving Intergenerational Communication for Ageing Population", Presented at ACM CHI, Denver, CO, May 2017. [PDF]


Email: mzhaoad (at) connect.ust.hk