Lu Yu obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer science under the supervision of Prof. Xiangliang Zhang leading the MINE group at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). He mainly worked on learning representation of discrete data structure (e.g. graph, sequence, entity) that intersected with graph theory, optimization, adversarial learning. Before joining KAUST, he worked as a Data Mining Engineer at Alibaba Group.

Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Exploring Entity Relationship in Pairwise Ranking: Adaptive Sampler and Beyond”.

First employment: Senior Algorithm Engineer, Ant Group, Hangzhou, China.

Education Profile

  • ​B. E., Computer Science, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 2012.
  • M. E., Computer Science, Hangzhou Normal University, 2015.
  • Pursued his Ph.D. degree at MINE Lab from September 2016 to December 2020.​

Professional Memberships

  • ​2015-2016: Engineer, Alibaba Group.