Biography 中文

Dr. Junbo Zhang is a Senior Researcher of JD Intelligent Cities Research. He is leading the intelligent engine team of JD iCity at JD Technology, as well as AI Lab of JD Intelligent Cities Research. His team is focusing on the research, development, and innovation of urban computing and spatio-temporal AI, with a broad range of applications in intelligent cities. Prior to that, he worked at Microsoft Research Asia from 2015 to 2018.

He has published over 70 research papers in refereed journals and conferences, such as AI Journal, IEEE TKDE, KDD, AAAI, IJCAI, WWW, ACL, UbiComp. Those papers have been cited over 9,000 times (Google Scholar H-Index: 39 by March 2024). He has three ST-AI papers recognized as the Most Influential Papers in the prestigious conferences KDD, AAAI, IJCAI, respectively. He is recognized as the AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar Honorable Mention in AAAI/IJCAI (2021-2024), and one of the World’s Top 2% Scientists (2020-2023). He received various awards/honors such as the CCF-IEEE CS Young Computer Scientist Award (2023), the Second Prize of the Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education (2021), the China Patent Excellence Awards (2022, 2021), CCF Science and Technology Award–Technological Progress Outstanding Award(2021), the ACM Chengdu Doctoral Dissertation Award (2016), the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Nomination Award (2016), the Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate of Sichuan Province (2013), and the Si Shi Yang Hua Medal (Top 1/1000) of SWJTU (2012). He is a committee member of CCF-AI, and a senior member of ACM, IEEE, and CCF. He serves as an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology.

Hiring: The team has multiple Urban Computing/spatio-temporal AI Researcher, Engineer, and Intern positions open in Beijing, China. Please feel free to send your CV if interested.

  • Spatio-Temporal AI (AI for ST-data)
  • Urban Computing
  • Deep Learning
  • Spatio-Temporal Data Mining
  • Federated Learning
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2009-2015

    Southwest Jiaotong University

  • Research Assistant, 2013-2015

    Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Visiting Ph.D. student, 2012-2013

    Georgia State University

  • B.E. in Communication Engineering (Mao Yisheng Honors Class), 2005-2009

    Southwest Jiaotong University

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