Zhang Yubo

Undergraduate Student @ COMP, POLYU

About Me

Hi, I’m Zhang Yubo, an undergraduate student studing Computer Science at Department of Computing (COMP), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

I am also an undergraduate research student under supervision of Dr. Li Jing at the PolyU SMART Lab.

My current research interest is mainly about NLP(RecSys, Dialog System, XAI...) and Fintech.

My Blog


  • My first paper (second author) is accepted in EMNLP2021 (long paper, main conference). Thanks for all the help!


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

2019 - 2023


BSc (HONS) Financial Technology & Artificial Intelligence

Minor In Applied Mathematics

Seoul National University

Nominated for 2022 Sem2-Exchange to Seoul National University

Research Experience

PolyU - Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scheme (URIS)

1/9/2021 to 1/1/2023


Individual Project with funding HK$30,000 and scholarship HK$10,000

Title: Doctor recommendation in online medical forums

Supervisor: Dr. Li Jing

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Honorary Junior Research Assistant at Cintec and Dept. of SEEM

Summer 2021


Undergraduate Research Student

Summer 2020 - Present


Supervisor: Dr. Li Jing

  • I am participating in two projects: one is about recommendation system and the other is about Cantonese NLU


Submitted / In preparation:


  • Yuji Zhang, Yubo Zhang, Chunpu Xu, Jing Li, Ziyan Jiang and Baolin Peng, #HowYouTagTweets: Learning User Hashtagging Preferences via Personalized Topic Attention (EMNLP2021)

Society Experience

  • June 2021-Present: “INSPIRE” Mentorship Programme, PolyU

    Mentor: Mr Yang Zhongxun, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of COOS (超算科技開發有限公司).

  • June 2020-June 2021: Academic Secretary, Chinese Mainland Students’ Association, PolyU

More About Me

💓 My Girlfriend, Pan Yalu 💓

We will organize and update more blogs about our interests as soon as possible~ 😍