About Me

My name is Fangkai Jiao (焦方锴). I am a first-year PhD student at Nanyang Technological University with the A*STAR SINGA Scholarship. I am fortunate to be supervised by Prof. Shafiq Joty and Dr. Nancy F. Chen. Before that, I obtained both my M.Eng. and B.Eng. degree from Shandong University in 2019 and 2015, respecitively, under the supervison of Prof. Liqiang Nie.

My primary research interest includes pre-training, machine reading comprehension and question answering.

I interned at CoAI Lab, Tsinghua University, mentored by Prof. Minlie Huang from Oct. 2018 to Aug. 2019. I was also an intern at DAMO Academy, Alibaba-inc from Jul. 2020 to Feb. 2021, mentored by Dr. Feng Ji and Dr. Feng-Lin Li.


31/03/2022: One paper is accepted by SIGIR 2022.

24/02/2022: One paper is accepted by Findings of ACL 2022.

09/02/2022: Our system, MERIt (Deberta-v2-xxlarge) achieves a new SOTA on Reclor leaderboard.

05/11/2021: Our system for logical reasoning achieves the Top-1 results among single models on Reclor leaderboard.

Academic Services


ACM MM 2022 (workshop), IEEE/ACM TASL, IEEE TKDE.