Bowei Zou
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I am currently a post-doctor in Natural Language Processing Lab at Soochow University (SCU) since Jan. 2016. My co-advisor is Prof. Guodong Zhou.

I received my B.S. and M.S. degrees from Research Center for Social Computing and Information Retrieval at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in 2007 and 2009, respectively, and worked for Search-Advertising Department of Tencent form 2009 to 2011. I received my Ph.D. degree from Soochow University in 2015 advised by Prof. Qiaoming Zhu.

Email: zoubowei (at) gmail (dot) com
Office: Science & Engineering Building, Room 417
Mailing Address: Soochow Univ. Mailbox 158, 1 Shizi Street, Suzhou, China 215006


Research Interests

Working Experience

  • Post-doctor, Soochow University, Jan. 2016 - present
  • Development Engineer, Search-Advertising Department, Tencent, Jul. 2009 - Aug. 2011


  • PhD, Computer Science, Soochow University, Sep. 2011 - Dec. 2015
  • M.S., Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, Sep. 2007 - Jul. 2009
  • B.S., Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, Sep. 2003 - Jul. 2007



  • PI(Bowei Zou): NSFC (Young), "Research on Key Techniques for Event Veridicality Judgment in Natural Language Understanding (#61703293: 240K: 2018.01-2020.12)"
  • PI(Bowei Zou): Science and Innovation Graduates Foundation of Jiangsu Province, "Scope Resolution of Extra-propositional Meaning in Chinese and English (#CXZZ12_0818: 30K: 2012.01-2014.12)"
  • Major participant in
  • PI(Prof. Qioaming Zhu): NSFC (Key), "Research on Event Knowledge Graph Construction towards Domain-specific Big Data(#?: 3300K: 2019.01-2023.12)"
  • PI(Prof. Qioaming Zhu): NSFC (Normal), "Scope Identification and Focus Recognition in NLP(#61272260: 800K: 2013.01-2016.12)"
  • PI(Prof. Qioaming Zhu): Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province, "Scope Resolution in NLP(#BK2011282: 200K: 2011.07-2014.07)"

Academic Activities

  • Reviewer for Computational Linguistics(CL), Lingua, Information Sciences(INS), Frontiers of Computer Science (FCS)
  • Reviewer for EMNLP 2018, NAACL 2018, ACL 2017, NAACL 2016, EMNLP 2015
  • Secondary Reviewer for ACL 2018, IJCAI 2018, CIKM 2017, IJCAI 2017, ACL 2015, COLING 2014, ACL 2014
  • September 2015, EMNLP'15, Lisbon, Portugal
  • July 2015, ACL'15, Beijing, China
  • June 2014, ACL'14, Baltimore, USA
  • September 2013, EMNLP'13, Seattle, USA


  • Rongtao Huang (1st year, M.S., Relarion deteciton)
  • Jiaxuan Sheng (1st year, M.S., Event veridicality detection)
  • Longxiang Shen (2nd year, M.S., Extra-propositional focus identification)
  • Jing Ye (2nd year, M.S., Extra-propositional scope resolusion)
  • Zengzhuang Xu (Graduated, Tencent)
  • Zhong Qian (Graduated, For a doctorate in SCU)
  • Zhancheng Chen (Graduated, Wujiang Rural Commercial Bank)