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Ziyu Zhang | 张子雨

M.Sc. in Computer Science (graduated)
Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
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I graduated with an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Toronto in 2016. I worked with Prof. Raquel Urtasun and Prof. Sanja Fidler on instance segmentation.
Throughout my graduate studies at UofT, I also received tremendous help and support from Shenlong Wang and Dr. Alexander Schwing, to both I owe a debt of gratitude.
I currently reside in Chicago with my wife, working on generative modeling in addition to attending Northwestern.
I'll move to Los Angeles in June 2017 and join the research team of Snap Inc.

Education

Northwestern University 2016 - 2017

Degree: M.Sc. in Computer Science
GPA: 3.8/4.0

Univeristy of Toronto 2014 - 2016

Degree: M.Sc. in Computer Science
GPA: 3.9/4.0
Research Areas: Computer Vision
Advisors: Prof. Raquel Urtasun and Prof. Sanja Fidler
Thesis: Instance-level Segmentation with CNNs and Densely Connected MRFs

Tsinghua University 2019 - 2013

Degree: B.Eng. in Electronic Information Science and Technology
Minor: Economics
GPA: 91/100
Advisor: Prof. Hongtao Li
Thesis: A Study on Optimal Design of Freeform Optical Surfaces

Publications

Creativity: Generating Diverse Questions using Variational Autoencoders

Unnat Jain*, Ziyu Zhang*, Alexander Schwing (* indicates equal contributions)
CVPR 2017 (Spotlight)

Instance-level Segmentation for Autonomous Driving with Deep Densely Connected MRFs

Ziyu Zhang, Sanja Fidler and Raquel Urtasun
CVPR 2016

Monocular 3D Object Detection for Autonomous Driving

Xiaozhi Chen, Kaustav Kundu, Ziyu Zhang, Huimin Ma, Sanja Fidler and Raquel Urtasun
CVPR 2016

Monocular Object Instance Segmentation and Depth Ordering with CNNs

Ziyu Zhang*, Alexander Schwing*, Sanja Fidler and Raquel Urtasun (* indicates equal contributions)
ICCV 2015

Invited Talks

Baidu Institute of Deep Learning October 2016

Apple March 2016

Academic Honors & Awards

DES Scholarship 2014 - 2016

University of Toronto

Tuition Fellowship 2014 - 2016

University of Toronto

Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Performance 2011 - 2013

Tsinghua University

Freshman Scholarship 2009 - 2010

Tsinghua University

Shuping Scholarship 2007 - 2009

Shuping Scholarship Foundation

Teaching

Machine Learning and Data Mining Fall 2014

University of Toronto