ZHAO Jin

Senior Lecturer (Educator Track)

  • Ph.D. (Computer Science, National University of Singapore, 2013)
  • B.Sc. (Computer Science, Minor: Mathematics, National University of Singapore, 2006)

Dr. Zhao Jin is a lecturer in the Computer Science department in School of Computing at National University of Singapore (NUS). He graduated from NUS with his Bachelor of Computer Science (Minor in mathematics) in 2006 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2013 under the supervision of Professor Kan Min‐Yen. Dr. Zhao’s teaching interests include Introductory Computing courses and Software Engineering Project courses. He is the coordinator of NUS Orbital, which is an independent software development project course that attracts more than 400 students every year. Dr. Zhao’s research interests include Information Retrieval and Natural Language Processing. His research work has been published in international conferences on Digital Libraries and Medical Informatics.

RESEARCH AREAS

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Information Retrieval

  • Natural Language Processing

  • Machine Learning

RESEARCH PROJECTS

RESEARCH GROUPS

TEACHING INNOVATIONS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Jin Zhao 2013. Towards Generic Domain-specific Information Retrieval. Ph.D Thesis. National University of Singapore.
  • Jin Zhao, Praveen Bysani & Min-Yen Kan 2012. Exploiting Classification Correlations for the Extraction of Evidence-based Practice Information. In AMIA '12: Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium.
  • Jin Zhao & Min-Yen Kan 2010. Domain-specific Iterative Readability Computation. In JCDL '10: Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. ACM Press.
  • Jin Zhao, Min-Yen Kan, Paula M. Procter, Siti Zubaidah, Wai Kin Yip & Goh Mien Li 2010. Improving Search for Evidence-based Practice using Information Extraction. In AMIA '10: Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium.
  • Jin Zhao, Min-Yen Kan, Paula M. Procter, Siti Zubaidah, Wai Kin Yip & Goh Mien Li 2010. eEvidence: Information Seeking Support for Evidence-based Practice: An Implementation Case Study. In AMIA '10: Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium.

AWARDS & HONOURS

MODULES TAUGHT

CP2106
Independent Software Development Project (Orbital)
CS3203
Software Engineering Project
CS3245
Information Retrieval
PI1002
Orbital
PI2106
Orbital 2022