Dawei Yin
 is Director of Research at JD.com. He is managing the recommendation engineering team, building the unified recommender system of JD.com. He also founded Data Science Lab, leading the science efforts of recommendation, search, metrics and knowledge graph, etc.. Prior to joining JD.com, he was Senior Research Manager at Yahoo Labs, leading relevance science team and in charge of Core Search Relevance of Yahoo Search. He obtained Ph.D. (2013), M.S. (2010) from Lehigh University and B.S. (2006) from Shandong University. From 2007 to 2008, he was an M.Phil. student in The University of Hong Kong. His research interests include data mining, applied machine learning, information retrieval and recommender system. He published more than 40 research papers in premium conferences and journals, and won WSDM2016 best paper award and KDD2016 best paper award.

His main work at Yahoo Labs was summarized in


2017-04-26 Dawei was invited to the senior program committee of WSDM 2018.

2017-04-21 JD.com’s Data Science Lab is hiring! please drop me a message at [yindawei at acm.org], if interested.

2017-04-20 One paper entitled “Large-scale Location Prediction for Web Pages” was accepted by IEEE Trans on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)

2016-12-20 One paper entitled “Streaming Recommender Systems” was accepted into WWW2016.

2016-12-09 Dawei gave an invited talk “Ranking Relevance in Web Search” at China Big Data Technology Conference, Beijing, China.




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