Zheng Chen joined Microsoft Research Asia in March 1999 to pursue his wide-ranging research interests in Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Speech Recognition, Natural Language Processing,
Multimedia information retrieval, personal information management, and Artificial intelligence. Now, he is the research manager of machine learning group on Microsoft Research Asia. Dr. Zheng is served
as the program committee for several conferences, including AAAI, CIKM, ICDM, PAKDD, IAT, AIRS and APWeb, etc. He has published more than 100 papers on referred conferences and journals, especially, 16 papers on SIGIR conference.