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 a research student under supervision of Dr. Li Jing at the PolyU SMART Lab.

My interest focuses on NLP, Recommendation System, and Fintech.

This is the website for my blog: Zhang Yubo’s blogs (Being repaired)


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2019 - 2023

BSc (HONS) Financial Technology & Artificial Intelligence

Minor In Applied Mathematics

Seoul National University

Nominated as an exchange student for Spring 2021/22

Research Experience


Undergraduate Research Student

Summer 2020 - Present


Supervisor: Dr. Li Jing

Selected research tasks:

  • Python crawler on weibo/twitter
  • Data mining, Data analysis
  • Language Model Pre-train/Continue-train
  • Recommendation System (Now)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Honorary Junior Research Assistant

Summer 2021


Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scheme (URIS), PolyU

1/9/2021 to 1/1/2023


Individual Project with funding HK$30,000

Title: Doctor recommendation in online medical forums

Supervisor: Dr. Li Jing


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~ 😍