Dan Wu (PhD) is a Professor at the School of Information Management, Wuhan University. She is the Director of Library Science Department. She received her PhD (2008) in Information Science from Peking University. She was a joint doctoral student in Information Science at University of Pittsburgh (2006-2007). She is now a Fulbright Scholar of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2018). She is the National Youth Top-notch Scholar launched by the Chinese government, and the Changjiang Youth Scholar launched by the Ministry of Education of China. She serves on the editorial board for international journals of International Journal of Librarianship, The Electronic Library, Journal of Convergence Information Technology, Journal of Data and Information Science, and Data and Information Management. She is selected as JCDL Steering Committee member, and the Under-Secretary-General of the Library Science Education Committee of the Chinese Library Association. She is also the member of CALA, ACM, and ASIS&T.
Her research interests include information retrieval, information behavior, human-computer interaction, multilingual information processing and information organization. She has published 7 books and over 150 papers on academic journals such as Information Processing & Management, Journal of Information Science, and conferences such as SIGIR, CIKM, iConference, CSCW, JCDL in the above fields. Her latest publication was an English book named “Mobile Search Behaviors: An In-depth Analysis based on Contexts, APPs and Devices” (Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services) published by Morgan & Claypool Publishers (USA: 2018). She is the leader of Human-Computer Interaction Team at Wuhan University.