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My research helps people find, access, understand, analyze, and use information from text corpora. I apply a combination of information retrieval, data/text mining, and HCI methods to study search/retrieval systems, conversational agents (e.g., chatbots), exploratory analytics, and other text-based information systems.

Dr. Jiepu Jiang is an Assistant Professor in the Information School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is a part of the newly founded School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS). Before joining UW-Madison, he was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Virginia Tech CS Department from 2018 to 2020. His research interests lie at the intersection of information retrieval and human-computer interaction (HCI), especially studying human-AI interaction issues in text-based information systems. His research has received the best student paper award in CHIIR 2017 (the ACM SIGIR Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval). He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Wuhan University, a Ph.D. in Library & Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and is finishing another Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Selected Publications (Full List)

Jiepu Jiang and Naman Ahuja
SIGIR 2020
Jiepu Jiang, Daqing He, and James Allan
SIGIR 2017
Jiepu Jiang and James Allan
CIKM 2017
Jiepu Jiang, Daqing He, Diane Kelly, and James Allan
CHIIR 2017 (best student paper award)
Jiepu Jiang and James Allan
ECIR 2016
Jiepu Jiang and James Allan
WSDM 2016
Jiepu Jiang, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Rosie Jones, ...
WWW 2015
Jiepu Jiang, Ahmed Hassan Awadallah, Xiaolin Shi, and Ryen W. White
WSDM 2015

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Teaching
Spring
2021
LIS 351: Intro to Digital Information
LIS 640/341: Intro to Text Mining
Office hours (Spring 2021): By Appointment