Portrait of Nan Duan

Nan Duan

Principal Research Manager


Dr. Nan DUAN is currently a principal researcher & research manager at Microsoft Research Asia. He is also an adjunct professor at Tianjin University. His research interests include question answering, semantic parsing, multilingual/multimodal pre-training, code intelligence and machine reasoning. He is the member of CCF Committee on Academic Affairs and CCF Technical Committee of NLP. He gave tutorials on EMNLP/CCF-ADL/CIPS-ATT. He served as evaluation chair of NLPCC and area chairs of 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 90+ 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,主要从事智能问答、语义分析、多语言多模态预训练、代码智能和机器推理等研究,中国计算机学会(CCF)学术工委会委员、自然语言处理专委会委员,EMNLP/CCF-ADL/CIPS-ATT Tutorial讲者,曾任NLPCC评测主席、NAACL/IJCAI领域主席,CCF杰出讲演者,CCF-NLPCC青年科学家奖,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90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。