Yujia Zhou

PhD student at Renmin University of China

About Me

I am a postdoctoral researcher at Tsinghua University, working with Prof. Yiqun Liu. I received my PhD degree from Renmin University of China, supervised by Prof. Zhicheng Dou at the Gaoling School of Artificial Intelligence. My research mainly focuses on Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing. Currently, I’m working on applying language models on IR problems including search results personalization, generative document retrieval, and retrieval-augmented generation.

Education and Experience

  • Jul. 2024 - present. Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University.
  • Sep. 2019 - Jun. 2024. Ph.D. student, Gaoling School of Artificial Intelligence, Renmin University of China.
    • Oct. 2022 - Mar 2023. Visiting student, NExT++, National University of Singapore.
  • Sep. 2015 - Jun. 2019. B.S., School of Information, Renmin University of China.


Honors and Rewards

  • Shuimu Tsinghua Scholar Program 2024
  • Global Top40 of Baidu Scholarship 2022
  • Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Nomination Award 2022
  • National scholarship for PhD students 2022
  • National scholarship for PhD students 2020
  • Innovative Talents Cultivation Funded Programs of Renmin University of China 2020
  • Best Student Paper Award in CCIR 2018

Academic Service

  • Journal Reviewer: TALLIP, JASIST, TOIS
  • PC Member: SIGIR, SIGKDD, TheWebConf, WSDM, CIKM