Official Title: Assistant Research Professor

Faculty: School of Education


Short Bio

Research Interests

ICT in Education; Computer-based Assessment; Cognitive Development

Work Experience

JAN/2023 - Present: Assistant Research Professor, School of Education, University of Saint Joseph, Macao, China

DEC/2021 - OCT/2022: Research Fellow, MTA-SZTE Digital Learning Technologies Research Group, Hungary

SEP/2019 - OCT/2022: Research Fellow, Center for Learning and Instruction, University of Szeged, Hungary


SEP/2015- NOV/2019: PhD (ICT in Education), University of Szeged, Hungary

FEB/2014- DEC/2014: Master of Computing (Honours), Australian National University, Australia

FEB/2013- DEC/2013: Master of Computing, Australian National University, Australia

SEP/2008- JUL/2012: Bachelor of Science (Information and Computational Sciences), Anhui University, China



Selected Journal Papers (*Corresponding Author)

Zhao, Y., Liu, Y.*, & Wu, H. (2024). Relationships among critical thinking disposition components of Chinese undergraduates: A moderated mediating effect analysis. International Journal of Educational Research, 124, 102306. (SSCI Q2; Impact Factor 3.2)

Wu, H.* & Molnár, G. (2022). Analysing complex problem-solving strategies from a cognitive perspective: The role of thinking skills. Journal of Intelligence, 10(3), 46. (SSCI Q2; Impact Factor 3.176)

Wu, H.*, Saleh, A. R., Molnár, G. (2022). Inductive and combinatorial reasoning in international educational context: Assessment, measurement invariance, and latent mean differences. Asia Pacific Education Review, 23, 297–310. (SSCI Q3; Impact Factor 1.823)

Wu, H.* & Molnár, G. (2021). Logfile analyses of successful and unsuccessful strategy use in complex problem solving: A cross-national comparison study. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 36(4), 1009-1032. (SSCI Q2; Impact Factor 2.821)

Wu, H.* & Molnár, G. (2018). Interactive problem solving: Assessment and relations to combinatorial and inductive reasoning. Journal of Psychological and Educational Research, 26(1), 90-105. (ESCI)

Kambeyo, L & Wu, H.* (2018). Online assessment of students’ inductive reasoning skills abilities in Oshana region, Namibia. International Journal of Educational Sciences, 21 (1-3), 1-12. (ESCI)

Selected Book Chapters & Conference Papers

Kambeyo, L., & Wu, H. (2018). A gondolkodási képességek számítógép-alapú mérésének lehetőségei Namíbiában és Kínában. In G. Hunyady, B. Csapó, G. Pusztay, & J. Szivák (Eds.), Az oktatás korproblémái (pp. 179–189). Budapest: ELTE Eötvös Kiadó.

Worthington, T., & Wu, H. (2015). Time-shifted learning: merging synchronous and asynchronous techniques for elearning. In 2015 10th International Conference on Computer Science & Education (ICCSE) (pp. 434–437). Piscataway: IEEE.

Selected Conference Presentations

Wu, H. & Molnár, G. (2023, August). Do students in different courses of study think the same way in complex problem solving? Poster presentation at 20th biennial conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI 2023), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Wu, H. & Molnár, G. (2022, June). Assessing cognitive and school-related factors influencing learning success during COVID-19 era. Paper presented at EARLI SIG 1&4 Joint Conference 2022, University of Cádiz, Cádiz, Spain.

Wu, H. & Molnár, G. (2021, November). Analysing complex problem solving from a behavioural perspective: The role of learning and exploration strategies. Paper presented at 21st (Hungarian National) Conference on Educational Sciences, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary.

Wu, H. & Molnár, G. (2020, December). Using Process Data to Cluster Behavioral Patterns in Problem Solving: The Role of Thinking Skills. Paper presented at EARLI SIG 27: Online measures of learning processes, University of Antwerp, Online.

Wu, H. & Molnár, G. (2019, August). The Impact of Learning Strategies on Problem-solving Performance: A Crossnational Comparison Study. Paper presented at 18th biennial conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI 2019), RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany.

Wu, H. & Molnár, G. (2018, August). Inductive reasoning and combinatorial reasoning as component skills of complex problem solving: Analyses in European and Asian context. Paper presented at 9th Biennial Conference of EARLI SIG1, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

Wu, H. & Molnár, G. (2017, December). Measuring Chinese students’ test-taking motivation in interactive problem solving environment. Paper presented at London International Conference on Education (LICE-2017), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.e


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