Dr. Jun Yan received the Ph.D. degree in digital signal processing and pattern recognition from the department of information science, school of mathematical science, Peking University, P.R. China. During his Ph.D., he has been a research intern of MSRA from 2003 to 2005 and awarded as Microsoft fellow in 2004. Before join Microsoft, he has been a research associate at CBI, HMS, Harvard, Cambridge, MA, in 2005. He joined Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) from 2006. Currently he is working in the Data Mining and Enterprise Intelligence group of MSRA as a senior research manager.
His research interests are on knowledge mining for AI, text data preprocessing, information retrieval and behavior targeted online advertising etc. So far, he has successfully incubated tens of technologies, which have been used in Microsoft products. In academia, he has more than 60 quality papers published in referred conferences and journals, including SIGKDD, SIGIR, WWW, ICDM, TKDE, etc. He has been the PC members of international conferences SIGKDD, SIGIR etc. and is also reviewers of journals articles TKDE, TPAMI etc.