Ben He 2022-10-21T17:03:12+00:00

HE Ben

Email:    benhe {at} ucas {dot} edu {dot} cn


I am currently a Visiting Research Fellow in ISCAS. I also hold the position of Professor at the University of CAS. I received my PhD in the Information Retrieval Group from Glasgow University, UK in July 2007.


My major research interest includes formal models of information retrieval and natural language understanding.



Education & Experience

  • July 2001 – BEng, Beihang University, China
  • July 2007 – Ph.D., Glasgow University, UK
  • July 2007 – July 2009, Research Assistant, Glasgow University, UK
  • July 2009 – July 2010, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, York University, Canada
  • August 2010 – November 2018, Associate Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • December 2018 – Present, Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Academic Services

Apart from peer-reviewing for a number of top-tier NLP/IR conferences and journals, I currently serve as associate editor of Information Processing & Management (CCF-B).


  • SIGIR 2021, Best short paper, 2nd (contact) author
  • ECIR 2016, Test of Time Award: Honorable Mention, 4th author


My H-index is 28 and my publications have been cited 3300+ times according to  Google scholar . See DBLP for a complete list of publications, but be aware of authors with the same name.