Heng Ji is an assistant professor in Computer Science at Queens College, and a doctoral faculty member in the Computer Science Department and Linguistics Department at the Graduate Center of City University of New York. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from New York University in 2007. Her research interests focus on Natural Language Processing, especially on Cross-source Information Extraction and Knowledge Base Population. She has published over 90 papers. Her recent work on uncertainty reduction for Information Extraction was invited for publication in the Centennial Year Celebration of IEEE Proceedings. She received a Google Research Award in 2009, NSF CAREER award in 2010, Sloan Junior Faculty award and IBM Watson Faculty award in 2012. She served as the coordinator of the NIST TAC Knowledge Base Population task in 2010 and 2011, the Information Extraction area chair of NAACL-HLT2012 and ACL2013 and the co-leader of the information fusion task of ARL NS-CTA program in 2011 and 2012. Her research has been funded by NSF, ARL, DARPA, Google and IBM.