Wei Zhang is a researcher/engineer at IBM Research AI. His current focus is deep learning and natural language processing.
Before IBM Research, he worked as a team lead at IBM Watson on using deep learning and machine learning for improving Watson services. He worked on machine reading comprehension.
From 2012 to 2014, he works as a research assistant at CMU LTI where he received his masters of AI in 2014, with Dr. Judith Gelernter on machine learning based spatial and temporal information extraction and disambiguation. He is the creater of CMU GeoLocator, an opensource, location geoparsing and geocoding tool.
Before 2012, he spent some wonderful years in Beijing working on information retrieval, knowledge base construction, and natural language processing. He received his Bachelor of CS from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2007 where he nurtured his interest in NLP.