Lanlan Liu

PhD Candidate

Office 3849, Beyster Building

2260 Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
llanlan [at] umich [dot] edu

I am Lanlan Liu, a fourth-year PhD student in Computer Science and Engineering at University of Michigan, advised by Prof. Jia DengI am visiting at Princeton University starting from November 2018. I obtained my bachelor degree from University of Science and Technology of ChinaMy research interest is focused on Dynamic Computation in Deep Learning and Computer Vision. I am doing internship in Summer and Fall 2018 at Google Cloud AI Research, advised by Dr. Tomas Pfister and Dr. Jia Li.


09/2015–now PhD candidate, Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor
GPA:                      4.0/4.0 
Advisor:                Prof. Jia Deng 

08/2011–06/2015 B.E., Computer Science and Technology
School for the Gifted YoungUniversity of Science and Technology of China
-The Talent Class for Computer and Information Science
GPA:                      3.89/4.30
Ranking:               2/99


Dynamic Deep Neural Networks: optimizing Accuracy-Efficiency Trade-offs by Selective Execution
Lanlan Liu
, Jia Deng 
AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2018  [link

AdaLoss: Optimizing Non-differentiable Performance Metrics by Adaptive Interpolation
Lanlan Liu, Mingzhe Wang, Jia Deng 
Under review

Generative Modeling for Small-Data Object Detection
Lanlan Liu, Michael Muelly, Jia Deng, Tomas Pfister, Li-Jia Li
Under review

Professional Activities:

    - IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI)
    - Asian Conference on Machine Learning (ACML)    

    - Dynamic Deep Neural Networks. CVPR 2017 WiCV Workshop
- Dynamic Deep Neural Networks. NeurIPS 2018 WiML Workshop 

Intern Experience:

12/2018-present Visiting StudentPrinceton Universitysupervised by Prof. Jia Deng 
05/2018-present Student ResearcherGoogle Cloud AI, supervised by Dr. Tomas Pfister And Dr. Jia Li 
09/2014-01/2015 Research InternMicrosoft Research Asiasupervised by Dr. Tie-Yan Liu and Dr. Taifeng Wang
07/2014-09/2014 Visiting StudentUCLA CSST Programsupervised by Prof. Alan L. Yuille 
07/2013-08/2013 Research InternMicrosoft Research Asia, supervised by Dr. Tie-Yan Liu and Dr. Taifeng Wang

Activities and Services:

2017-2018 President of USTC Alumni Association in Great Detroit Area
2016-2018 Corporate Chair of Ensemble of Computer Science and Engineering Ladies @UofM
2016 Oct. Volunteer and attendee of Grace Hopper Celebration 2016
2012-2013 Vice Chair of Student Union of School for the Gifted Young @USTC
2011-2013 Volunteer at Volunteer’s Team for Alumni @USTC

Selected Honors:

06/2017 Rackham Conference Travel Grant, University of Michigan
08/2016 Grace Hopper Celebration Travel Grant, University of Michigan
07/2014 Google Anita Borg Scholarship ( Top 3% )
06/2014 Microsoft-IEEE Young Fellowship ( Top 2% )
10/2011 Gifted New Student Award, USTC Oversea Alumni Foundation ( Top 0.2% )
10/2013 Award of Excellent Intern, Stars of Tomorrow Program, MSRA ( Top 15% )