Short Bio

I am a second year Ph.D. student in Prof. Jiawei Han's Data Mining Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Before going to UIUC, I got my bachelor degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and was a member of IEEE Honor Class.

Area of Interests

My primary areas of interests in research include:

  • Data Mining
  • Information Retrieval
  • Natural Language Processing

My primary areas of interests in engineering include:

  • Data Wrangling
  • Web front-end Development
  • Mobile Application Development


Address Room 2119B, Thomas M. Siebel Center,
201 N. Goodwin Avenue,
Urbana, IL 61801 USA.
Email js2[at]

What's new!

Jun. 2017 - My work on corpus-based set expansion has been accepted into ECMLPKDD 2017.

May 2017 - I have joined the Google as a software engineer in research.

Apr. 2017 - Together with Xiang Ren, we have developed a demo system called LifeNet to construct and explore knowledge network for life science. This work has been accepted into ACL Demo 2017.