I am currently a PhD student at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. My supervisors are Prof. Qiang Yang. Before I joined HKUST, I received my bachelor degree in computer science from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China in June 2011.

Research Interest

Transfer Learning, Crowdsourcing, Deep Learning


  • Kaixiang Mo, Bo Liu, Lei Xiao, Yong Li, Jie Jiang, Image Feature Learning for Cold Start Problem in Display Advertising, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2015), July 25th - July 31st, 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina. [PDF]

  • Kaixiang Mo, Erheng Zhong, Qiang Yang, Cross-Task Crowdsourcing, In Proceedings of the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'2013), August, 2013, Chicago, Illinois, USA. [PDF]

  • Erheng Zhong, Ben Tan, Kaixiang Mo, Qiang Yang. User demographics prediction based on mobile data. Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal. (Accepted)

  • Kaixiang Mo, Ben Tan, Erheng Zhong and Qiang Yang. Your Phone Understands You. Nokia Mobile Data Challenge Workshop, in conjunction with Pervasive'12, Newcastle, June 2012. [PDF] First Place in Demographic prediction Task. [Link]

Teaching Assistant

  • Fall 2011: Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (MSC-IT 5210) tutorial site, instructor: Prof Qiang Yang
  • Spring 2012: Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures (COMP 2012)


  • Large Scale Machine Learning resource list [link]
  • Crowdsourcing Paper random thought [link]