Dr. Simon Mu

Xiangming "Simon" Mu

  • Associate Professor, School of Information Studies

Associate Professor


  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MSIS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MS, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • BS, NanJing University, China


Xiangming Mu is an Assistant Professor of School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He had his Ph.D in Library and Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests include information technology and user behavior studies, information retrieval theories and systems, and health and biomedical information retrieval. The courses he currently teaches include L&I SCI 571 and 774.

Courses Taught

571 Information Access and Retrieval
774 Online Information Retrieval

Sample Publications

Mu, X. (2006). Multimedia learning objects. In: Learning Objects: Applications, Trends, & Future Directions. Pages 325-354. Informing Science Press: Santa Rosa, California.

Mu. X., Lu, K., & Ryu, H. (2010) Search strategies on a new health information retrieval system. Online Information Review 34(3), 440-456.

Mu, X. & Lu, K. (2010) Towards effective genomic information retrieval: The impact of query complexity and expansion strategies. Journal of Information Science 36(2), 194-208.

Mu, X., Jordan, J., Jeong, W. , and du Plessis, J. (2009). Towards a combined approach to metadata in corporate knowledge management: a case study of GE Healthcare. Journal of Information & Knowledge Management, 8(3), 189-200.

Mu, X. (2007). Content-based video browsing. IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries (TCCDL) Bulletin, 3(2).