Dean, School of Information Engineering and Automation Kunming University of Science and Technology ,China
Prof. Zhengtao Yu, Ph.D., is the dean of the Faculty of Information Engineering and Automation, the director of the Provincial Key Lab of Intelligent Information Processing, and the Chief Professor of KUST innovation team of Intelligent Information Processing.
He is graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology with Ph.D. on Computer Application Technologies in 2005. He visited Purdue University as a visiting scholar in 2009. He has over 100 publications in international journals and conferences, holds numerous patents and copyrights. He had won numerous awards including the first prize and the third prize of Yunnan Province Science and Technology Progress Award, the second prize of Yunnan Province Natural Science Award. Prof. Yu is specialized in Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, and Information Extraction. His research interests include: Chinese corpus and Southeast Asia minority languages corpus construction, linguistic information processing, question-answering system, cross-language information retrieval, multi-lingual machine translation, cross-language public opinion analysis.