Google Research

Derek Zhiyuan Cheng

About

Derek is a staff software engineer at Google Research, where he builds machine learning models and integrates the models end to end to improve search and recommendation systems in Google Play, Google News, and Google Plus. Prior to joining Google in 2013, he finished his Ph.D. in Texas A&M University with a focus on geo-social data mining. Derek has over 20 peer-reviewed articles published in prestigious conferences and journals for information retrieval and data mining.

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