Jiaoyan Chen

Contact Information

Office: 2.91, Kilburn Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL UK

Email: firstname.lastname@manchester.ac.uk, firstname4ai@gmail.com

Twitter: @ChenJiaoyan1


I'm now a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Department of Computer Science, University of Manchester. I also act as an academic visitor of Department of Computer Science and a senior common room member of Oriel College, in University of Oxford.

Before that, I was a Senior Researcher (Research Co-Investigator) at Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford and a member of Data and Knowledge Group led by Prof. Ian Horrocks. I was also previously a PostDoctoral Researcher in GIScience Group led by Prof. Alexander Zipf in Heidelberg University. I got my Ph.D in Computer Science and Technology in Zhejiang University, supervised by Prof. Zhaohui Wu and Prof. Huajun Chen, acted as as a visiting student of Zurich University, supervised by Prof. Daning Hu, and got my Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Technology in Zhejiang University.

Research Interests

I'm interested in a few knowledge graph related topics including Knowledge Graph Construction and Curation, Knowledge Graph Embedding and Reasoning, Knowledge Graph-based Zero-shot and Transfer Learning, Semantic Web, Neuro-Symbolic AI with Knowledge Graph, etc.

In recent five years, I mainly work for the following aspects.

I am recruiting new PhD students on knowledge graph construction and knowledge graph for machine learning guidance and explainability.

Research Grants

Academic Services

Industrial Activities

Selective Publications

      See Google Scholar.

Invited Talks and Tutorials


Student (Co-)Supervision