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Haiyang Zhang

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Dr. Haiyang Zhang is a Lecturer at the Department of Computing, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. She obtained her Ph.D from University of Limerick in 2018, specialising in Recommender Systems. After that, she worked as a research associate in the University of Sheffield, from 2018 to 2021.Her current research interest centre around Natural Language Processing (NLP), in particular on applications for analysing biomedical document collections, and on detecting bias in word embeddings. She is also interested in research related to recommender systems, exploiting various kinds information that within or goes beyond the user-item rating matrix, to address the data sparsity and cold-start problems in collaborative filtering approaches.Her publications can be found via Google Scholar:

Research interests

Text Mining

Natural Language Processing

Recommender Systems


Lecturer, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2021 - present

Research Associate, The University of Sheffield, 2018-2021

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D, University of Limerick, 2013-2018

B.Eng., Jilin University, 2009-2013

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