Hong Wang


I am a first-year Ph.D. student in Computer Science at University of California, Santa Barbara. I am co-advised by Prof. William Wang and Prof. Xifeng Yan. Prior to UCSB, I received my bachelor degree from Nanjing University as a member of LAMDA Group. Currently, I am interested in Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning and Deep Learning.

Email: hongwang600@cs.ucsb.edu

News:
Apr 9, 2018     I will become a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at UCSB.
Feb 9, 2018     Be offered admission to the UC Davis CS Ph.D. program
Feb 7, 2018     Be offered admission to the UCSB CS Ph.D. program
Feb 7, 2018     Be offered admission to the Rice CS Ph.D. program
Nov 8, 2017     One paper accepted to AAAI 18 conference

Education

University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, US

Ph.D. in Computer Science (Sept. 2018 -- Present)
Advisor: Prof. William Wang and Prof. Xifeng Yan

Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

B.Sc. in Computer Science (Sept. 2014 -- Jun. 2018)
Advisor: Prof. Yang Yu


Experience

Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China

Intern, supervised by Dr. Tao Qin
Sept. 2017 -- Jan. 2018
Focus: Learning to Rank, Ads Relevance, Click Prediction

LAMDA Group, Nanjing, China

Research Assistant, supervised by Prof. Yang Yu
Sept. 2016 -- Jun. 2018
Focus: Reinforcement Learning, Derivative-free Optimization


Publications

Rewards.