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6th Floor, No.29 Xidazhi Street

Nangang District, Harbin, China


Harbin Institute of Technology

PHD in Computer Science and Technology

Mentor: Prof. Wanxiang Che


Jul. 2017 – Present

Microsoft Research Asia, Pre-PHD Class

Student in Pre-PhD program

Mentor:  Chin-Yew Lin


Jul. 2016 – Jul. 2017

Harbin Institute of Technology

Undergraduate in Computer Science and Technology

Mentor: Prof. Jiqing Han


Sep. 2013 – Jul. 2017



Research Intern

Microsoft Research Asia, Knowledge Computing Group


Jul. 2016 – Jul. 2017

·         Responsible for experimental work an IJCNLP paper that focus on Data2Text.


Shi, R., Wang, H., Wang, T., Hou, Y., & Tang, Y. Similarity Search Combining Query Relaxation and Diversification. (DASFAA 2017).

J Wang, Y Hou, J Liu, Y Cao, CY Lin. A Statistical Framework for Product Description Generation. (IJCNLP 2017)

Project Experience

Xiaodou voice assistant (2015)

·         Brief: Intelligent voice APP and Award-Winning work in IBM Bluemix developer contest

·         Participation: Front end designation and implementation

Intelligent news robot project of Wujie Chuanmei Co. Ltd. (Watching Co. Ltd.) (2015)

·         Brief: A business intelligence news robot project with PC and Android clients.

·         Participation: Participate in Android client and server development as Android part’s leader

Rehabilitation Medical Robot Project (2015)

·        Brief: A project contracted Image Processing Lab focuses on medical rehabilitation

·        Participation: Voice control interface implementation with java code

Coding Skill

Python, C++, Django, PyTorch


·        Responsible person, for self-running journal of the Computer Science School

·        Class cadre, responsible for curriculum management and teacher-student communication

Awards received

Microsoft Intern · Rising Star (Top10%)

HIT Outstanding Graduate

Top 100 Graduation Thesis

People Scholarship (Second & Third Class)

Suzhou Industrial Park Scholarship

First Prize, National Mathematical Modeling Contest Northeast Division

Outstanding Youth League Cadre/ member

Outstanding Student Cadre of the University, twice

IBM Bluemix Developer Contest: Best Product Design Award, Mobile Group Third Prize, University Group Outstanding Application Award




2015, 2016, 2016



2013, 2014, 2015

2014, 2015