Academic Activities


  • Expert Tutoring and Natural Language Feedback in Intelligent Tutoring Systems. Doctoral Student Consortium at the 14th International Conference on Computers in Education, 2006, Beijing, China (ICCE 2006)
  • Learning Tutorial Rules Using CBA. Aritificial Intelligence Seminar, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2006
  • Tutorial Dialogues: Expert vs. Non-Expert Tutors. The 3rd Midwest Computational Linguistics Colloquium, 2006, Urbana, Illinois (MCLC 2006)
  • Toward a Computational Model of Expert Tutoring: A First Report.The 19th International FLAIRS Conference, 2006, Melbourne Beach, Florida (FLAIRS 2006)
  • Automatic Detection of Prosody Phrase Boundaries for Text-to-Speech Systems. International workshop for Parsing Technologies, 2001, Beijing, China (IWPT 2001)

Program Committee

  • International Workshop on Communication between Human and Artificial Agents at the 2006 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT 2006)

Refereed Reviewer

  • The 8th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing 2007)
  • The 17th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence Workshop on Language-enabled Educational Technology (ECAI 2006)
  • The 7th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing 2006)
Seminar Organizer

  • Artificial Intelligence Weekly Seminar, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Fall 2006 - Present
Student Volunteer

  • Human Language Technology Conference of North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (HLT-NAACL 2004)
Summer School Study

  • CIRCLE Summer School on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S., 2003
Professional Membership

  • Student member of Association of Computational Linguistics
  • Student member of Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education





Tiejun Zhao
Last Updated 05/21/2007 in Chicago, USA.