Resume

Education:

09/2010–05/2015: PhD of Computer Science, Northwestern University, Evanston IL, USA

09/2006–07/2010: Bachelor of Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Working & Research Experiences:

05/2018 - Present Senior Research Scientist, Microsoft AI & Research

05/2015 - 04/2018 Research Staff Member, IBM Research AI

06-2013 - 06/2014 Research Intern, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

07-2010 - 09/2010 Research Intern, National University of Singapore

07-2008 - 09/2008 Software Engineering Intern, Intel Shanghai

Service & Review

PC Member for the following conferences:

2019: AAAI, ICLR

2018: NIPS, ICML, ICLR, CVPR, EMNLP, AAAI, IJCAL

2017: NIPS, CVPR, IJCAI, SDM, AAAI

2016: NIPS, KDD, IJCAI, SDM, AAAI, ICHI

2015: IJCAI, WSDM, DSAA, ICHI, AAAI

Journal Reviewer for the following journals: 1) IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering Data (TKDE); 2) ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD); 3) ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST); 4) IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI); 5) Neurocomputing; 6) IEEE Intelligent Systems; 7) Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU); 8) IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering; 9) Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation; 10) IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBD); 11) IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP); 12) Pattern Recognition (PR)

Selected Awards and Honors:

  • 09/2018, 3rd Place, ECCV 2018 Visual Dialog Challenge
  • 09/2017: ICCV 2017 Young Researcher Support Grant Award
  • 08/2017: IBM Selective Rewards for AI Research
  • 10/2016: Winner of Data analytics Challenge, ICHI 2016
  • 05/2016: Invention Plateau Award - IBM Research
  • 12/2015: Manager's Chose Award - IBM Research
  • 11/2015: ICCV 2015 Young Researcher Support Grant Award
  • 09/2015: Invention 1st File Patent Award, IBM Research
  • 05/2015: Best Paper Finalist of SDM 2015
  • 03/2015: NSF Student Travel Award for SDM 2015
  • 12/2014: NSF Student Travel Award for ICDM 2014
  • 11/2014: Amazon Scholarship for Amazon's Fall 2014 Graduate Research Symposium
  • 08/2014: 1st Place, NIST TRECVID 2014 Surveillance Event Detection, Retrospective & Interactive Task
  • 07/2014: NSF Student Travel Award for ICME 2014
  • 06/2014: Amazon Student Travel Award for CVPR 2014
  • 04/2014: NSF Student Travel Award for SDM 2014
  • 10/2013: 2nd Place, NIST TRECVID 2014 Surveillance Event Detection, Retrospective & Interactive Task
  • 09/2013: Facebook Student Travel Award for CIKM 2013
  • 08/2011: Best Paper Runner Up, 13th International Conference on Electronic Commerce
  • 02/2010: Best Paper Award, 15st International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics