Yu ZHANG 张彧

2021-01 to 2021-06 Invited to be a PC member of ACL 2021, NeurIPS 2021, CIKM 2021, and ICLR 2022.

2021-05-17 Started my (second) summer internship at Microsoft Research Redmond, working with Dr. Iris Shen.

2021-05-15 Our tutorial proposal on Text Embeddings and Pre-Trained Language Models was accepted by KDD 2021 tutorial track!

2021-04-19 Attended WWW 2021 virtually to present our work.

2021-03-08 Attended WSDM 2021 virtually to present our work.

2021-01-15 My summer intern work on Multi-Label Academic Paper Classification was accepted by WWW 2021! The acceptance rate is 20.6% (357/1736).

2020-07 to 2020-12 Invited to be a PC member of ICLR 2021 and NAACL-HLT 2021.

2020-12-15 Our survey paper on Heterogeneous Network Representation Learning was accepted by IEEE TKDE!

2020-10-15 Our paper on Hierarchical Metadata-Aware Document Categorization was accepted by WSDM 2021! The acceptance rate is 18.6% (112/603).

2020-07-26 Attended SIGIR 2020 virtually to present our work. Served as a conference volunteer.

2020-05-18 Started my summer internship at Microsoft Research Redmond, working with Dr. Iris Shen and Dr. Yuxiao Dong.

2020-05-15 Our paper on Hierarchical Topic Mining was accepted by KDD 2020 research track! The acceptance rate is 16.9% (216/1279).

2020-04-22 Our paper on Classifying Text with Metadata under Weak Supervision was accepted by SIGIR 2020 as a full paper! The acceptance rate is 26.5% (147/555).

2020-04 Invited to be a PC member of EMNLP 2020.

2020-04-06 Passed my Qualifying Exam and became a Ph.D. candidate.

2020-01-11 Our paper on Category-Name Guided Topic Mining was accepted by WWW 2020 as a full paper! The acceptance rate is 19.2% (217/1129).

2019-12-10 Traveled to Los Angeles to give a conference tutorial at IEEE BigData 2019.

2019-08-09 Our paper on Hierarchical GitHub Repository Classification was accepted by ICDM 2019 as a full paper! The acceptance rate of full papers is 9.1% (95/1046).

2019-05-11 Finished my M.Sc. study in DMG at UIUC!

2018-10-21 Our work on Open-Domain Information Extraction was accepted by WSDM 2019! The acceptance rate is 16.4% (84/511).

2018-10-05 Our work on Multi-Task Biomedical NER was accepted by Bioinformatics!

2018-04-27 Our paper received Best Poster Award Honorable Mention at WWW 2018!

2018-02-14 Our paper on Open-Domain Information Extraction was accepted by WWW 2018 as a poster!

2017-12-22 Our paper on Weakly-Supervised Relation Extraction was accepted by WWW 2018! The acceptance rate is 14.8% (171/1155).

2017-08-16 I became a member of Prof. Jiawei Han’s Data Mining Group!

2017-08-07 Traveled to Tokyo to attend SIGIR 2017.

2017-08-05 Our paper on Tweet Location Estimation was accepted by CIKM 2017 as a short paper!

2017-06-05 My undergraduate thesis was selected as one of the Best 10 Undergraduate Theses of PKU EECS! I am grateful to Prof. Yan Zhang for his support throughout the years.

2017-04-12 Our paper on Influential Node Mining was accepted by SIGIR 2017 as a short paper!