Yanpeng Zhao (赵彦鹏)

Yanpeng Zhao (Yann)

ShanghaiTech University

Email: zhaoyp1#shanghaitech$\cdot$edu$\cdot$cn

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Hi! I am a third-year M.Sc. student in the School of Information Science and Technology at ShanghaiTech University, under the supervision of Prof. Kewei Tu.
My research interests are in natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning (ML), with a focus on machine learning approaches to linguistic structure prediction and language understanding and generation.


Journal Papers

Conference Papers


  • Tencent AI Lab, Shenzhen, China, Jun 2017 - Oct 2017
    Research Intern with Dr. Victoria W. Bi, Dr. Xiaojiang Liu, and Dr. Shuming Shi
  • SIST, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, China, Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
    Teaching Assistant for CS100 (Programming Languages and Data Structures) and CS110 (Computer Architecture I)


  • M.Sc., Computer Science. Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
    ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, China
    Thesis: Natural Language Parsing and Grammar Learning
    Adviser: Kewei Tu
  • B.E., Software Engineering. Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
    Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China
    Thesis: Curriculum Learning of Bayesian Network Structures

Selected Awards

  • National Scholarships for Graduate Students (top 5%), 2017
  • 2nd place in the Sequence Prediction Challenge (SPICE), ICGI 2016
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award, Hubei Province (top 5%), 2015
  • Meritorious Winner, The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) (top 11%), 2014

Professional Service

  • Reviewer for the Neurocomputing Journal (2016, 2017)
  • Volunteer at the ShanghaiTech Symposium on Information Science and Technology (SSIST), Jun 2016


  • The avatar photo was taken during my road bike trip around the Qinghai Lake in the summer of 2012