Bio

Professor Jun ZHAO graduated from Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University in 1998 and worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Computer Science Department, Hong Kong University of science and technology from 1998 to 2002. He joined the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2002. At present, he is a professor-level researcher and doctoral supervisor of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a professor of School of Artificial Intelligence, the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Professor Jun ZHAO’s research interests include natural language processing, information extraction and knowledge engineering. He has undertaken several national scientific research projects. He has published two textbooks, “Knowledge Graph” and “Knowledge Graph: Algorithm and Practice”; and has published more than 80 papers (CCF A and B) which has been cited more than 14000 times in Google Scholar, and among them, the highest citation of a single article has exceeded 2100 times. He won some important prizes, such as the Best Paper Award of COLING-2014 at the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, the First-class Prize of Beijing Science and Technology Progress Award (2019), and the First-class Prize of Qian Weichang Chinese Information Processing Science and Technology Award, Chinese Information Society of China (2018), etc.

As a professor of the School of Artificial Intelligence, the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, he is the leading lecturer of the course of Knowledge Graph, which was awarded the university level excellent course of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2021. He has supervised more than 60 doctoral and master's students. Among them, two won the National Excellent Youth Fund, two was selected as Beijing Zhiyuan Young Scientists, two was selected into the Youth Talent Promotion Project of China Association for Science and Technology, three was selected into the Youth Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and two won national scholarships. Professor Jun ZHAO was awarded the “Zhu Li Yuehua Excellent Teacher Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences” in 2020.

Research Interest

  • Natural language processing
  • Computational Semantics; Deep Learning for NLP
  • Information Extraction and Knowledge Graph
  • Entity Recognition; Entity Disambiguation; Relation Extraction; Event Extraction;
    Knowledge Graph Embedding; Link Prediction on Knowledge Graph
  • Question Answering
  • Question Answering over Linked Data; Question Answering over Texts; Machine Comprehension; Community Question Answering

We have Four papers accepted by ACL 2022. Latest


We have Four papers accepted by EMNLP 2021.


We have Three papers accepted by CIKM 2021.


We have Nine papers accepted by ACL 2021.


We have Two papers accepted by AAAI 2021.


We have Two papers accepted by COLING 2020.


We have Three papers accepted by EMNLP 2020.


We have Three papers accepted by ACL 2020.


We have one paper accepted by SIGIR 2019.


We have two papers accepted by AAAI 2019.


We have two papers accepted by ACL 2018.


We have two papers accepted by EMNLP 2018.


We have one paper accepted by IJCAI 2018.


We have one paper accepted by CIKM 2018.


We have five papers accepted by ACL 2017.


We have three papers accepted on COLING 2014 and “Relation Classification via Convolutional Deep Neural Network” is selected as the Best Paper.