Cong Yu

Cong Yu is a Research Scientist at Google Research in New York City and leads the Structured Data group. The group’s mission is to leverage structured data on the Web to help users explore and be informed via various Google products. Since early 2016, in collaboration with Jigsaw, Google News, Google Search, he has been working on Fact Checking at Google, which surfaces fact checking content from high quality third-party publishers in News and Search to help Google users separate facts from fiction. His research interests are structured data exploration and mining, computational journalism and fact checking, applied machine learning, and scalable data analysis. Before Google, Cong was a Research Scientist at Yahoo! Research, also in NYC. He has a PhD in Computer Science from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.