I’m a Senior Research SDE in Cloud Computing and Storage group , Microsoft Research. My research interests are mainly in machine intelligence areas, including multimodal content analysis, knowledge extraction and representation, pattern recognition and cloud based computing. My current research is focused on deep learning for visual intelligence and its applications on cloud computing platform.

I received my PhD degree in Computer Science from Columbia University in 2016. Before that, I received my Bachelor and Master degree in Computer Science from Zhejiang University, China and Columbia University, US, in 2010 and 2012, receptively.

I have published in ACM Multimedia, TMM, ICMR, EMNLP, NAACL, SPIE and other venues. I’m the winner of grand challenge (first place) in ACM Multimedia 2012.

I severed in program committee of major international conferences, including ACM MM, ICME, IJCAI, etc. I also severed as a reviewer in journals including IEEE TMM, IEEE TCSVT, TPAMI, JVCI, JVIS, etc.

For more information, my resume can be found here.


  • Aug. 2016. Join Microsoft Research.
  • June 2016. Defensed my thesis: Pattern Mining and Concept Discovery for Multimodal Content Analysis.
  • July 2013. Paper "News Rover: Exploring Topical Structures and Serendipity in Heterogeneous Multimedia News" was accepted by ACM Multimedia 2013.
  • June 2013. Demo "News Rover" won the Best Demo Award at GNY Multimedia & Vision (GNYMV) Workshop.
  • April 2013. Personalized Television News project was reported by Neiman Journalism Labs. (read the article)
  • June 2012. Awarded Brown Institute of Media Innovation's Magic Grant.