Zijun Yao 
Research Scientist
Thomas J. Watson Research Center
IBM Research

1101 Kitchawan Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Email: zijun.yao (AT) ibm.com
I am currently a research scientist in the Center for Computational Health at IBM research. I received my Ph.D. in Management Science & Information System from the Rutgers University in 2018 supervised by Prof. Hui Xiong, the M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University in 2011, and the B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT) in 2009.

My current research interests mainly focus on data mining. Specifically, the topics include health analytics, recommender systems, mobile intelligence, and text mining.

Professional Experience: 
Research Intern, Yahoo Research, May - August 2017
Research Intern, Technicolor Research, June - August 2016
Research Intern, Interdigital R&D, June - August 2014 & 2015
Quantitative Analyst Intern, Nielsen Media Research, March - May 2012