Cainiao Team Bio:
Yinghui Xu: Dr. Yinghui Xu is a principal engineer/senior director in the artificial intelligence department at Cainiao Network.He received Ph.D. at Toyohashi university of technology in 2005. In the same year, he joined Ricoh institute of information and communication technology to R&D on cross-media information retrieval, image recognition, natural language processing etc. In 2005, he won the annual Japanese natural language society annual best paper award. In 2008, he won the innovation award for his contribution on patent image retrieval system in Ricoh Group. In 2012，he joined Alibaba group. As one of the key persons in charge of the search technology team, he designed and developed a new generation personalized search and recommendation system with a offline-nearline-online systematic feature. He facilitated the evolution of the search and recommendation intelligent service from offline machine learning to online learning and decision-making learning. He joined Cainiao Network in 2017 to lead the artificial intelligence department.
Lijun Zhu: Dr. Lijun Zhu is a senior researcher in the artificial intelligence department at Cainiao Network. He received Ph.D. in Physics from University of Maryland in 2010. Since then, he has worked at Goldman Sachs, Amazon.com and Facebook, specializing in mathematical modelling and algorithm design, in various fields such as supply chain optimization, online advertising and personalized recommendation. He joined Alibaba Group in 2014, and his works now focus on utilizing optimization and machine learning techniques to build the smart logistics network at Cainiao.
Jiang Yang: Dr. Jiang Yang is a Principal Researcher at Alibaba-Cainiao, Strategic Research Team. She has worked in IBM Research and Microsoft. Dr. Yang holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Information, a master's degree and BA from the University of Science and Technology of China. She has publications in the field of Computer-Supported Collaborative Work, Social Network, and Human-Computer Interaction.
Yumin Deng: Dr. Yumin Deng received his OR/IE Ph.D. degree in Univ. of Texas at Austin in 2009. After graduation he joined Amazon.com with an emphasis on algorithm design for Supply Chain & transportation optimization. He joined Tmall.com under Alibaba Group since 2014. Currently his work is focused on algorithm design in Dept. of Supply Chain Platform, Alibaba Group.