Prof. ZHAO Xiangyu (趙翔宇)

BEng (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China), MSc (University of Science and Technology of China), and PhD (Michigan State University)

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34425242

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Research Interests/Areas

Machine Learning and Data Mining, Reinforcement Learning/AutoML/Multimodal, Information Retrieval (Recommender Systems, Online Advertising, Search Engine), Urban Computing and Spatio-Temporal Data Analysis, AI for Social Computing/Finance/Education/Ecosystem/Healthcare


He has several Postdoc, PhD, Joint PhD (双一流A类+国科大+南科大), Research Assistant and Visiting positions in 2022. Please check HERE for more details.

His research received ICDM'21 Best-ranked Papers, Global Top 100 Chinese New Stars in Artificial Intelligence, CCF-Tencent Open Fund, Criteo Research Award, Bytedance Research Award, and MSU Dissertation Fellowship.

He serves as top data science conference (senior) program committee members and session chairs (e.g., KDD, AAAI, IJCAI, ICML, ICLR, CIKM), and journal reviewers (e.g., TKDE, TKDD, TOIS, CSUR).

He serves as the organizers of DRL4KDD and DRL4IR workshops at KDD'19, SIGIR'20, WWW'21 and SIGIR'21, and a lead tutor at WWW'21 and IJCAI'21.

The models and algorithms from his research have been launched in the online system of many companies, such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, Linkedin, Criteo, Lyft,, Kuaishou, Tencent, and Bytedance.