Portrait of Jianxun Lian

Jianxun Lian

Senior Researcher


Jianxun Lian is now a senior researcher at Microsoft Research Asia. His research interests include recommender systems and deep learning techniques, especially on  knowledge-aware recommendations, sequential user modeling and social recommendations. He has published some academic papers on top international conferences such as KDD, IJCAI, and WWW.  He serves as a program committee member for several conferences such as WWW, AAAI, IJCAI and RecSys.

Jianxun Lian received his Ph.D. and B.S. degrees from the School of Computer Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China in 2018 and 2012 respectively.  He joined MSRA in July 2018.


I am always looking for self-motivated and ambitious students. If you are interested in the internship with MSRA, on the topics of social network analysis, social recommendation and knowledge-aware recommendation, please contact me via jianxun.lian at microsoft.com