Haodong is an economic demographer well-versed in statistics, machine learning, and data science for social research. He is a research fellow at Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare and the Department of Global Political Studies, Malmö University. Haodong is currently coordinating two Horizon 2020 projects: HumMingBird (Enhanced Migration Measures from A Multidimensional Perspective) and MERGING (Housing for immigrants and community integration in Europe and beyond: strategies, policies, dwellings and governance).