Tie-Yan Liu is a Lead Researcher at Microsoft Research Asia. He leads a team working on learning to rank, large-scale graph learning, and Internet advertising. So far, he has authored two books, more than 70 journal and conference papers, over 20 granted US/international patents, and tens of filed patent applications. He is the coauthor of the best student paper for SIGIR (2008), and the most cited paper for the Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (2004~2006). He is a Program Committee Cochair of RIAO (2010), a Track Chair of WWW (2011), an Area Chair of SIGIR (2008-2011) and AIRS (2009-2011), a Cochair of several workshops at SIGIR, ICML, and NIPS, and a program committee member of many international conferences. He serves as an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Information System (TOIS), and an Editorial Board Member of the Information Retrieval Journal (IRJ) and ISRN Artificial Intelligence. He is a Keynote Speaker at PCM (2010) and a Tutorial Speaker at several conferences including SIGIR (2008, 2010) and WWW (2008, 2009, 2011). He serves as a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Member of the ACM.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011