Weize Kong is a staff software engineer at Google Research. He is broadly interested in natural language understanding, information retrieval, deep learning and their industrial applications on search, ranking, recommendation and text understanding problems. Before joining Google, he received his Ph.D. at University of Massachusetts Amherst in the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR). Before joining CIIR, he worked as an undergraduate research assistant in the Information Retrieval Group at Tsinghua University. Please see his personal homepage for a completed list of publications.