Dr. Jun Zhu is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Technology in Tsinghua University, an Assistant Director of Tsinghua Laboratory of Brain and Intelligence, and the Director of Basic Thoery Research Center at Tsinghua University Institute for Artificial Intelligence. He was an Adjunct Faculty at the Machine Learning Department in Carnegie Mellon University from 2015 to 2018. Dr. Zhu received his B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Tsinghua in 2005 and 2009, respectively. Before joining Tsinghua in 2011, he did post-doctoral research in Carnegie Mellon University. His research interest lies in machine learning and applications in text and image analysis. Dr. Zhu has published over 100 papers in the prestigious conferences and journals. He is an associate editor-in-chief for IEEE Trans. on PAMI. He served as area chair/senior PC for ICML, NIPS, IJCAI, UAI, AAAI, and AISTATS. He was a local co-chair of ICML 2014. He is a recipient of several awards, including IEEE Intelligent Systems "AI's 10 to Watch" Award, MIT TR35 China, NSFC Excellent Young Scholar Award, CCF Young Scientist Award, and CCF first-class Natural Science Award. His work is supported by the National Youth Top-notch Talent Support program.