HCI-RecSys Group

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Research Assistant Professor
map Dr. Yucheng Jin (since April 2021)

—-“I am a research assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University. My research interests include 1) improving user interaction with AI systems, such as recommender systems, smart devices, and 2) augmenting human design creativity through AI technologies such as GANs. Before coming to HKBU, I was a senior UX researcher in Lenovo Research and obtained my Ph.D. degree from KU Leuven in 2019.”
Email: yuchengjin AT comp.hkbu.edu.hk
Post-doc
map Dr. Lei Li (since August 2022)

—-“I am a post-doc in the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University. I have been working on the topic of explainable recommendation, or more broadly explainable artificial intelligence. I got my Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Li Chen. Before coming to HKBU, I received my B.Eng degree in Computer Science and B.Sc degree in Mathematics both from Shenzhen University, China, in 2017.”
Email: csleili AT comp.hkbu.edu.hk
Postgraduate Student
map Mr. Weixin Chen (since September 2022)

—-“I am a Ph.D. student in Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University under the supervision of Dr. Li Chen. I received my B.Eng degree in IOT Engineering from Shenzhen University (SZU), China, in 2020. My current research focuses on user-side fairness in recommendation.”
Email: cswxchen AT comp.hkbu.edu.hk
map Mr. Riwei Lai (since September 2023)

—-“I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) under the supervision of Prof. Li Chen. My research interests include recommender systems, multi-task learning, and large language models. Before coming to HKBU, I received my B.Eng degree in Information Security and my MSc. degree in Computer Science from Harbin Engineering University, China, in 2020, and 2023, respectively.”
Email: csrwlai AT comp.hkbu.edu.hk
map Ms. Ting Yang (since September 2023)

—-“I am a Ph.D. student in Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University under the supervision of Prof. Li Chen. I received my M.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Technology from Tianjin University, China. I am interested in dialogue systems and recommender systems.”
Email: ctsyang AT comp.hkbu.edu.hk
map Ms. Sinan Yu (since September 2023)

—-“I am a Ph.D. student at Hong Kong Baptist University under the supervision of Prof. Li Chen. I received my MFA degree in 2022 and my BFA degree in 2019 from the School of Urban Design at Wuhan University (WHU), China. I am interested in¬†Interdisciplinary Research on Human-Computer Interaction and Art Design Psychology & Therapy.”
Email: sinanyu AT life.hkbu.edu.hk
Research Assistant and Exchange Student
map Mr. Yizhe Zhang (since August 2022)

—-“I am a Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University under the supervision of Dr. Li Chen. I received my M.Sc. degree in Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2022. In 2018, I received my B.Sc. degree in Computer Science and Technology from ZHIXING College of Northwest Normal University, China. I am interested in Conversation Recommender Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, and Software Engineering.”
Email: csyzzhang AT comp.hkbu.edu.hk
map Mr. Yuhan Zhao (since July 2023)

—-“I am currently an exchange student in the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University under the supervision of Prof. Li Chen. Simultaneously, I am pursuing my master’s degree at Harbin Engineering University, guided by Prof. Rui Chen. I received my B.Eng degree in IoT Engineering from Shandong University of Science and Technology in 2021. I am interested in recommender systems and contrastive learning.”
Email: csyhzhao AT comp.hkbu.edu.hk

Former Members

Research Assistant and Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Mr. Xianglin Zhao, 2021-2023
  • Mr. Yongxin Ni, 2020-2021
  • Mr. Lehong Zhao, 2020-2021
  • Dr. Lin Zheng, 2017-2018. Now: Lecturer in Shantou University, China
  • Dr. Haoran Xie, 2013-2014
  • Dr. Weike Pan, 2012-2013. Now: Professor in Shenzhen University, China (home page)
Graduated Student
  • Dr. Ningxia Wang, PhD degree, 2023
  • Dr. Wanling Cai, PhD degree, 2022
  • Ms. Zhirun Zhang, MPhil degree, 2022
  • Dr. Lei Li, PhD degree, 2022
  • Dr. Wen Wu, PhD degree, 2018
  • Ms. Fengfeng Liang, MPhil degree, 2017
  • Dr. Feng Wang, PhD degree, 2016
  • Mr. Luole Qi, MPhil degree, 2012
  • Mr. Tsoi Ho Keung, MPhil degree, 2012
Exchange Student
  • Mr. Riwei Lai, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China, 2021-2022
  • Ms. Ningxia Wang, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, 2017
  • Mr. Lei Li, ShenZhen University, Shenzhen, China, 2017
  • Ms. Dongning Yan, Design Department of Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2014
  • Mr. Guanliang Chen, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, 2013
  • Ms. Wen Wu, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, 2012 & 2014
  • Mr. Wei Zeng, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, 2012