Weinan Zhang is now an associate professor (tenure-track) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research areas including data mining, knowledge graphs, deep learning, reinforcement learning and their applications in real-world scenarios of recommender systems, search engines, text mining etc. He earned his Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department of University College London in 2016, and Bachelor Degree from ACM Class of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2011. He has published over 70 papers on first-tier international conferences and journals, including 5 first-authored KDD conference papers. He was granted as Top-20 Rising Stars in 2016 by Microsoft Research, Best Paper Honorable Mention Award in SIGIR 2017, ACM Shanghai Rising Star Award, Alibaba DAMO Young Scholar Award etc.