Dr. Xiang Ao is an Associate Professor in the Key Laboratory of Intelligent Information Processing, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences(ICT, CAS).

His research interests include algorithms and models for financial-related data mining tasks, e.g. financial behavior modeling and NLP for financial applications. He has authored more than 40 referred publications at prestigious international conferences and journals like IEEE TKDE, ACM TIST, WWW, KDD, ICDE, SIGIR, ACL, IJCAI, etc., and has servred as PC members over top tier international conferences such as IJCAI18/19/20, AAAI19/20, ICDM19/20, etc. He is supported by National Key Research and Development Program of China, National Natural Science Foundation of China, CCF-Tencent Rhino-Bird Young Faculty Open Research Fund, Ant Financial Science Funds, and Youth Innovation Promotion Association CAS, etc.