I'm Qibin Chen. Currently I'm working with Prof. Jie Tang at Tsinghua University.

My current and past research interests focus on question answering, natural language generation, reinforcement learning and their applications. [Google Scholar]

I completed my undergraduate study at Tsinghua University and was honored Outstanding Graduate of Tsinghua (8/157 in the department). My undergraduate thesis was honored Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis (top 5/157) in the department. [CV]


GCC: Graph Contrastive Coding for Graph Neural Network Pre-Training

Jiezhong Qiu, Qibin Chen, Yuxiao Dong, Jing Zhang, Hongxia Yang, Ming Ding, Kuansan Wang, Jie Tang. KDD 2020.

[arXiv] [GitHub]

Towards Knowledge-Based Recommender Dialog System

Qibin Chen, Junyang Lin, Yichang Zhang, Ming Ding, Yukuo Cen, Hongxia Yang, Jie Tang. EMNLP 2019.

[arXiv] [GitHub]

Cognitive Graph for Multi-Hop Reading Comprehension at Scale

Ming Ding, Chang Zhou, Qibin Chen, Hongxia Yang, Jie Tang. ACL 2019 Oral. Former State-of-the-art on HotpotQA (Fullwiki Setting).

[arXiv] [GitHub]

Towards Knowledge-Based Personalized Product Description Generation in E-commerce

Qibin Chen*, Junyang Lin*, Yichang Zhang, Hongxia Yang, Jingren Zhou, Jie Tang. KDD 2019.

[arXiv] [GitHub]


CogDL: An Extensive Research Platform for Representation Learning on Graphs

Yukuo Cen, Yan Wang, Qibin Chen, Ming Ding, Xu Zou, Jie Tang.

[Website] [GitHub] [Poster]


Aug. 2015 - Jul. 2019, Department of Computer Science, Tsinghua University.

GPA: 3.82/4.00, ranking: 5/140. Math GPA: 4.00/4.00.

July 2018 - Aug. 2018, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Berkeley.

Visiting Researcher.

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis of Tsinghua, 2019
  • Outstanding Graduate of Beijing, 2019
  • Outstanding Graduate of Tsinghua University, 2019
  • Tsinghua University Academic Excellence Award, 2018
  • Qualcomm Scholarship, 2018
  • Tsinghua University Academic Excellence Award, 2017
  • Tsinghua University Academic Excellence Award, 2016
  • NOIP (National Olympiad in Informatics in Provinces), the first prize, 2012


  • Aug 13, 2019: One paper (first author) accepted to EMNLP 2019!!
  • June 20, 2019: My graduation thesis is honored as Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis of Tsinghua!
  • June 11, 2019: I'm honored as Outstanding Graduate of Tsinghua University and Outstanding Graduate of Beijing!
  • May 21, 2019: One paper (first author) submitted to EMNLP 2019.
  • May 13, 2019: One paper (third author) accepted to ACL 2019 with an average score of 4.5 (-5~5)!
  • April 29, 2019: One paper accepted to KDD 2019 Applied Data Science Track!!
  • March 4, 2019: One paper (third author) submitted to ACL 2019.
  • February 4, 2019: One paper (first author) submitted to KDD 2019.
  • December 7, 2018: Our ICLR 2019 paper got rejected. TAT.


This is a catalog of my attempts at becoming more than what I am today. I hope I will never stop trying to succeed.

  1. Guitar Project
    • I am now learning to play guitar! I have learned chords and strumming and am determined to learn fingerstyle, which is more challenging and cool.
  2. Kindle Project
    • Though being a computer science researcher, I have always had a passion for English literature.
  3. Archery Project
    • I'm starting archery! It's really cool.
  4. Badminton
    • I play badminton every week.