Shan Jiang is a PhD student studying social networking and applied data mining at Northeastern University’s College of Computer and Information Science, advised by Professors Alan Mislove and Christo Wilson. Previously he received a bachelor’s degree in information management and information systems from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. He is a member of the Social Networks Group and is currently working on a project to understand users’ mobility patterns by analyzing pricing and availability data produced by carpool applications such as Lyft and Uber.