Associate Professor Jingsong Shawn YU received his first Master’s degree in information management from Peking University in 2002 and the second Master’s degree in library and information science from University of Pittsburgh in 2004. Now he is seeking his PhD degree in natural language processing at Peking University. He works on information retrieval/search engine, machine translation/computer aided translation, and other translation technologies, such as translation project management.
He currently serves as the vice dean of the Department of Language Information Engineering at Peking University’s School of Software and Microelectronics since 2005 and teaches several graduate-level courses. He was one of the founders of the first Masters’ program in computer aided translation in Mainland China in 2006.