Yarui Chen is a professor at the College of Artificial Intelligence, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin, China. She received her B.S. Degree from Hebei University of Technology, China, and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Tianjin University, China. She has published over 20 papers in related journals and conferences, such as PAKDD2019, CIKM2009, and Neural Computing and Application. She has served as a reviewer of international journals such as Neurocomputing, KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, Journal of Computer Research and Development, and so on. She has applied for 10 Chinese patents and was awarded 3 Chinese patents in biometrics. Her research interests include machine learning, neural networks, probabilistic inference, and approximate inference.