Research Scientist (Associate Research Scholar)
Office Phone
363 Wallace Hall
Office Hours
Monday: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-5:30 pm

Junming Huang's research interests lie in a range of computational social science topics including social media and networks analysis, science of science, natural language processing, and causal inference. He is an Associate Research Scientist at the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China, Princeton University. Before joining Princeton, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Center for Complex Network Research, Northeastern University, and an assistant researcher at University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. He received his PhD  in Computer Science from Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Bachelor of Science in Physics from Tsinghua University.


Selected Publications

Yu Xie, Xihong Lin, Ju Li, Qian He, Junming Huang, Caught in the Crossfire: Fears of Chinese-American Scientists, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120 (27) e2216248120 (2023). [doi][News (Wall Street Journal)] [News (Asian American Scholar Forum)] [News (Asahi Shimbun (朝日新聞)] [News (Swarma)] [Data]

Junming Huang, Alexander J. Gates, Roberta Sinatra, and Albert-László Barabási, Historical comparison of gender inequality in scientific careers across countries and disciplines, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Mar 2020, 117 (9) 4609-4616 (2020). [doi][News (Nature Review Physics)] [News (Nature Index)] [News (Altmetric)] [News (Inside Higher Ed)] [News (NEU)] [News (Drug Target Review)] [News (C&EN)] [News (Diverse)] [News (澎湃新闻)] [News (sciencenorway)] [Commentary (PNAS)]

Junming Huang, Chao Li, Wen-Qiang Wang, Hua-Wei Shen, Guojie Li, Xue-Qi Cheng. Temporal scaling in information propagation. Scientific Reports 4, 5334; DOI:10.1038/srep05334 (2014). [doi]

Suqi Cheng, Hua-Wei Shen, Junming Huang, Wei Chen, Xue-Qi Cheng. IMRank: Influence Maximization via Finding Self-Consistent Ranking. Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR'14), Gold coast, Australia (2014). [doi]

Peng Bao, Hua-Wei Shen, Junming Huang, Xue-Qi Cheng. Popularity prediction in microblogging network: a case study on sina weibo. Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web (WWW'13) companion, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2013). [doi]

Junming Huang, Xue-Qi Cheng, Hua-Wei Shen, Tao Zhou, Xiaolong Jin. Exploring Social Influence via Posterior Effect of Word-of-Mouth Recommendations. Proceedings of the Fifth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM'12), Seattle, USA (2012). [doi][data]

Start Date
Sep 2018