Yin Zhu

CSE Department
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon,
Hong Kong
yinz@cse.ust.hk or zhuyin.nju@gmail.com

Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering under the supervision of Prof. Qiang Yang. I got my Bachelor degree in the Department of Computer Science and Technology of Nanjing University in June 2009, I was a member of the LAMDA Group under supervision of Prof. Zhi-Hua Zhou. I was a member of the ACM/ICPC team both in Nanjing University and HKUST. From August 2010 to August 2011, I worked with Dr. Xing Xie in Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) on Mobile Activity Recognition. Starting from December 2012, I am the PG coordinator for HKUST ACM Programming Contest Team, assisting the coach, Prof. Ke Yi.

I am awarded 2012 Google Ph.D. Fellowship. Link.

I led a team winning the Semantic Place Classification Task in Nokia Mobile Data Challenge (MDC). Workshop Link & Award Pictures

Brief CV on LinkedIn, Google Scholar page, Stackoverflow profile, Kaggle profile

Courses in HKUST

Research Interests

Transfer Learning, Social Activity Recognition and Data mining/Machine Learning in general. I am also interested in large scale data mining systems and functional programming.

Activity Recognition in Social Networks: A List of Papers


Publications in Chinese

Teaching Assistant



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