Portrait of Nan Duan

Nan Duan

Principal Research Manager


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Dr. Nan DUAN is currently a principal researcher & research manager at Microsoft Research Asia. He is an adjunct professor at Tianjin University. His research interests include question answering, semantic parsing, large-scale pre-trained models, code intelligence and machine reasoning. He is a senior member of CCF. He gave tutorials on EMNLP/CCF-ADL/CIPS-ATT. He served as evaluation chair of NLPCC and SAC/AC/PC of EMNLP/NAACL/IJCAI. He is the CCF Distinguished Speaker. He was awarded the CCF-NLPCC Distinguished Young Scientist in 2019. He leads the benchmark dataset efforts including XGLUE, CodeXGLUE, NLPCC-KBQA/DBQA/MSParS. His book “Question Answering” was published by the Higher Education Press in 2018. He published 100+ research papers and holds 10+ patents. His research has been applied in many Microsoft products.

段楠博士,现任微软亚洲研究院高级研究员/研究经理,天津大学兼职教授,微软亚洲研究院-中国科学技术大学/中山大学/北京航空航天大学联合培养博士生导师,主要从事智能问答、语义分析、大规模预训练模型、代码智能和机器推理等研究,CCF高级会员,EMNLP/CCF-ADL/CIPS-ATT Tutorial讲者,曾任NLPCC评测主席、EMNLP/NAACL/IJCAI高级领域主席和领域主席,CCF杰出讲演者,CCF-NLPCC青年科学家,发布XGLUE、CodeXGLUE、NLPCC-KBQA/DBQA/MSParS等开源学术数据集,著有《智能问答》(高等教育出版社,2018),发表学术论文100余篇,持有专利10余项,多项研究成果用于微软各类人工智能产品。