My name is Chen Qu. I am a fourth year PhD student advised by Prof. W. Bruce Croft at the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR), College of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst.



  • [May 2020] Joining Google for a Summer internship on natural language understanding.
  • [Aug. 2019] Received the W. Bruce Croft Graduate Scholarship in Computer Science.
  • [May 2019] Joining Micorsoft Research Redmond for a Summer internship on conversational search.
  • [May 2018] Joining the AliMe team at Alibaba Group to do a Summer research internship on multi-turn QA and conversational assistants.