From 2017, Mengyu Zhou is a researcher at Microsoft Research Asia. He is currently a Senior Researcher at DKI (Data, Knowledge, Intelligence) Group. His current research interests are: Data analytics, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, network science and neuroscience. His research work supports the core Microsoft products, for example: Semantic data analytics in Excel spreadsheet intelligence and the design and implementation of Forms Ideas AI system.
From 2008 to 2012, Mengyu was an undergraduate at Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University. From 2012 to 2017, he was a PhD student at Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS) and a member of Netman Group at Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University. His advisors were Thomas Moscibroda and Dan Pei. His PhD work uses big data science & machine learning for characterizing campus life including WiFi experience, social-physical interactions and education. Mengyu is the founder of two science and technology related student organizations at Tsinghua: Lab μ Geek Association and Club ε Neuroscience Interest Group. In Lab μ, he led the > 50-people team on the design, development and promotion of 3 popular products — TUNet automatic network manager, Tsinghua Now campus life assistant and CaμsKit large event services.