Yong Liu (Ph.D.)

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Senior Principal Researcher

Recommendation & Search Team, Huawei Noah's Ark Lab

Email: liu(dot)yong6(at)huawei(dot)com

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Dr. Yong Liu is a Senior Principal Researcher at Huawei Noah's Ark Lab, and leading a team working on Large Language Models + Interactive Information Retrieval at Singapore. 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 current research interests include Large Language Models, Search and Recommendation Systems. He has been invited as a Area Chair/(Senior) PC member of major conferences such as ICLR, NeurIPS, KDD, WWW, SIGIR, ACL, IJCAI, AAAI, and reviewer for IEEE/ACM transactions.

Job Openings: We are always looking for research interns working on research topics in large language models, search and recommendation systems. If you have interests, please send your CV to me.

Research Interests

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Information Retrieval

  • Generative Search and Recommendation

  • Large Language Models for Search and Recommendation

Natural Language Processing

  • Retrieval-augmented Large Language Models

  • Aligning Large Language Models with Human Feedback

  • Reasoning, Planning, and Tool Learning with Large Language Models