Dawei Yin
 is Senior Director at JD.com. He is managing the recommendation engineering team, building the recommender systems 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 70 research papers in premium conferences and journals, and was the recipients of  WSDM2016 Best Paper Award, KDD2016 Best Paper Award, WSDM2018 Best Student Paper Award, and ICHI 2019 Best Paper Honorable Mention.

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


2019-08-11 Dawei was invited to serve as Senior Program Committee at The Web Conference 2020 (WWW 2020).

2019-08-09 A survey paper entitled “Deep Reinforcement Learning for Search, Recommendation, and Online Advertising: A Survey” was published in SIGWEB Newsletter.

2019-07-25 Dawei was invited to serve as Sponsorship Chair at SIGIR 2020.

2019-07-25 Dawei (with Lixin Zou, Zhuo Zhang and Long Xia) won the Runner-up Award in KDD CUP 2019 “Research for Humanity” Reinforcement Learning Track.

2019-06-12 One paper entitled “Weight Loss Prediction in Social-Temporal Context” received ICHI 2019 Best Paper Honorable Mention.

2019-03-16 Workshop proposal “Deep Reinforcement Learning for Knowledge Discovery” has been accepted by KDD 2019.





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