About me

NEWS! Our GauchoBot team has won the 1st place of the semi-finals and moved onto the finals of the Alexa Prize Taskbot Challenge!

NEWS! Our GauchoBot team has been selected as one of the ten teams to compete in the Alexa Prize Taskbot Challenge. I will be leading the team with Prof. Xifeng Yan and Prof. William Wang as our faculty advisors.

Welcome to my homepage! I am Zekun Li, a first-year PhD student at UC Santa Barbara. My current research interests lie in NLP, and dialogue systems. Before that, I worked on data mining, graph representation learning, especially its applications in recommender systems. For more details, please refer to my research statement.