Dr. Yu Zheng is a senior research manager in Urban Computing Group at Microsoft Research, passionate about using big data to tackle urban challenges. His research interests include big data analytics, spatio-temporal data mining, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
Zheng currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology and a member of Editorial Advisory Board of IEEE Spectrum. He is also an Editorial Board Member of GeoInformatica and IEEE Transactions on Big Data, and the founding Secretary of SIGKDD China Chapter. He has served as chair on over 10 prestigious international conferences, e.g. as the program co-chair of ICDE 2014 (Industrial Track) and CIKM 2017 (Industrial Track), and as senior PCs or PCs on KDD, IJCAI, AAAI, UbiComp, SDM, ICDM, and ACM SIGSPATIAL. Zheng is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, a Distinguished Member and Distinguished Speaker of China Computer Federation (CCF).