About Me

I am a Ph.D. student in the Data Mining Group at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, advised by Prof. Jiawei Han. I obtained my Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering in Tsinghua University. My research interests focus on mining text data using minimal human supervision.


  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2018.08-present)
    Ph.D. in Computer Science
    Research Interest: Data Mining, Text Mining
    Advisor: Prof. Jiawei Han

  • Tsinghua University (2014.08-2018.07)
    B. Eng. in Electronic Engineering
    Advisor: Prof. Yong Li

  • University of California, Los Angeles (2017.07-2017.09)
    CSST summer program
    Advisor: Prof. Wei Wang

Industrial Experience

  • Microsoft Research Redmond (2020.06-2020.09)
    Research Intern
    Host: Dr. Chunyuan Li and Krishan Subudhi

Honors and Awards

Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship 2021-2023
KDD Student Registration Award (Virtual Event) 2020
Chirag Foundation Graduate Fellowship in Computer Science, UIUC 2018
Outstanding Graduates, Tsinghua University 2018
Academic Excellence Scholarship, Tsinghua University 2015-2017
China National Scholarship (Top 1%) 2016
Samsung Scholarship 2015


Conference PC Member: AAAI 2021
Student Volunteer: KDD 2020

Teaching Experience

CS 412: Introduction to Data Mining, Teaching Assistant, Spring 2019, UIUC