Yong Liu (Ph.D.)

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Senior Principal Researcher

Recommendation & Search Team, Huawei Noah's Ark Lab

stephenliu AT ieee DOT org


Dr. Yong LIU is a Senior Principal Researcher at Huawei Noah's Ark Lab. Prior to joining Huawei, he was a Senior Research Scientist at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), a Data Scientist at NTUC Enterprise, and a Research Scientist at Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, Singapore. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from NTU in 2016 and B.S. degree in Electronic Science and Technology from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2008. His research interests include recommendation systems, natural language processing, and knowledge graph. He has been invited as a PC member of major conferences such as KDD, SIGIR, ACL, IJCAI, AAAI, and reviewer for IEEE/ACM transactions.


  • Our team has several openings for AI Researcher/Engineer positions at Singapore. Research topics include, but are not limited to: 1) Recommendation Systems, 2) Dialogue Systems, 3) Knowledge Graph, 4) Reinforcement Learning, 5) Graph Neueral Networks, and 6) Trustworthy AI. Please send me your CV if you are interested.

Research Interests

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Data Mining

  • Recommendation systems, large-scale graph mining

Machine Learning

  • Learning to rank, matrix computation, graph neueral networks, reinforcement learning

Natural Language Processing

  • Personalized text generation, multi-turn conversation generation