Brief Biography

I am now at Amazon Web Services AI working on deep learning related research, opensource projects, and products. Prior to that, I was a postdoctoral researcher in the department of computer science at ETH Zurich, where I was advised by Prof. Ce Zhang. I received my PhD degree from the school of computer science and engineering of the University of New South Wales, advised by Prof. Lina Yao. I obtained a Bachelor degree from Nanjing University.

I am a recipient of the outstanding paper award at ICLR 2021 and the best paper award runner-up at WSDM 2020.

I am a contributor for the following opensource projects:
AutoGluon Dive into Deep Learning DeepRec

Mentoring and Services

  • Alfonso Amayuelas (Now PhD student at UCSB), master thesis (results are published at ICLR 2022), EPFL, co-advisor with Prof. Ce Zhang
  • Maksimov Anton, master thesis, ETH zurich, co-advisor with Prof. Ce Zhang
  • Yannick Wattenberg, bachelor thesis, ETH zurich, co-advisor with Prof. Ce Zhang
  • Aurelio Negri, bachelor thesis, ETH zurich, co-advisor with Prof. Ce Zhang
  • Clémence Lanfranchi, semester project, ETH zurich, co-advisor with Prof. Ce Zhang

I am actively serving as reviewer/program committe member for AI conferences (NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, ACL, etc.) and journals.