The TIMAN group is primarily composed of the graduate students, undergraduate students, and visitors working with Prof. ChengXiang Zhai. Since the group was founded in 2002,
17 Ph.D. students, 26 M.S. students, and 12 undergraduate students have graduated and landed on jobs in both industry and academia.
We work on a wide range of research areas, including information retrieval, text mining, natural language processing, machine learning, bioinformatics, and Web information management.
Our research has been supported by various government agencies (e.g., NSF, NIH, DHS, DOI, NASA, AFOSR, IARPA), companies (e.g., Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, IBM, HP), and private foundations (e.g., Alfred P. Sloan).
Group members have received many awards and honors, such as