Shaojie Jiang

PhD student at ILPS

University of Amsterdam

About me

I am a 2nd year PhD student under the supervision of Maarten de Rijke and Christof Monz at ILPS, University of Amsterdam. I am interested in ML and NLP, especially open-domain dialogue systems (chatbots 🤖). I also take photos as a hobby 📸.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Information Retrieval
  • Photography


  • PhD Student, 2017-2021 (expected)

    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Master of Engineering, 2014-2017

    Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China

  • Bachelor of Engineering, 2010-2014

    Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China












NLP Summit


Jun 2019 – Jun 2019 Zurich, Switzerland
  • Thanks to Google for paying everything
  • Great opportunity to communicate with peers and Googlers
  • Presented my WWW ‘19 poster
  • Nice crystal clear water everywhere!

Poster presentation at TheWebConf

TheWebConf 2019

May 2019 – May 2019 San Francisco, California
  • Presented my poster for our paper accepted at TheWebConf ‘19
  • Thanks to all the coauthors!
  • Superb coastal views!
  • The Golden Gate Bridge is glorious!

Poster presentation at SCAI Workshop

EMNLP 2018

Oct 2018 – Nov 2018 Brussels, Belgium
  • Presented my poster for our paper accepted at SCAI Workshop
  • Awarded student travel grant (€400)
  • A nice city with Dutch-style and French-style (and more) architectures merged together

PhD student

University of Amsterdam

Oct 2017 – Present Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Master of Engineering

Northwest A&F University

Sep 2014 – Jun 2017 Yangling, China
  • Thesis title: Research on Feature Representation and Optimization Methods in Structured Object Tracking
  • Supervisor: Jifeng Ning

Bachelor of Engineering

Northwest A&F University

Sep 2010 – Jun 2014 Yangling, China
  • Thesis title: Implementation of Single Image Haze Removal Using Dark Channel Prior
  • Advisors: Dr. Yaojun Geng and Prof. Jifeng Ning

Recent Posts

What's New in XLNet?

In this post, I will try to understand what makes XLNet better than BERT.


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