About me

NEWS! Our GauchoBot team has been selected as one of the ten teams to compete in the 1st Alexa Prize Taskbot Challenge. I will be leading the team with Prof. Xifeng Yan and Prof. William Wang as our faculty advisors.

NEWS! I’ll start my Ph.D. at UC Santa Barbara in fall 2021, fortunately advised by Prof. Xifeng Yan.

Welcome to my homepage! I am Zekun Li, a first-year PhD student at UC Santa Barbara. My current research interests lie in NLP, knowledge graphs, 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.