Dr. Fuzheng Zhang is now a researcher and team leader in NLP Center, Meituan-Dianping Group. He is leading a team focus on AI technologies such as knowledge graph, NLP, and information retrieval. Dr. Zhang and his team are currently engaged in building Meituan Brain, the largest knowledge graph of local services in the world, which is aimed at building knowledge associations between users, merchants, goods, and scenarios. Before this, Dr. Zhang was a researcher in Microsoft Research Asia. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer science, and is supervised jointly by University of Science and Technology of China and Microsoft Research Asia.
    Dr. Zhang has published many top-tier international conference papers and journal articles in his research area, such as KDD, WWW, AAAI, and IJCAI. He has received the best paper award in ICDM2013. Dr. Zhang is also active in academic activities. For example, he served as the industry chair in ASONAM2018 and has long served as the reviewers on top-tier international conferences and journals, such as KDD, WWW, and TKDE.