B.Eng (Beijing, China), M.Phil (Hong Kong), and PhD (Toronto)
Dr. Liao is an incoming Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) starting January 2022.
He received a Ph.D. degree in CS in 2021 from the University of Toronto. During his Ph.D., he worked as a Senior Research Scientist at Uber Advanced Technologies Group. He received an M.Phil. degree in CS in 2015 from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 2011, he received a B.Eng. degree in Automation from Beihang University. He is a recipient of RBC Graduate Fellowship and Connaught International Scholarship. He has published more than 30 papers at top-tier conferences, including NeurIPS/NIPS, ICLR, ICML, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ICRA, and CoRL.
Dr. Liao welcomes M.Sc. and Ph.D. applications from self-motivated students with a strong background in mathematics and/or coding, and, interests in one or more of the following areas, machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, machine learning for programming languages, self-driving, and statistical learning theory. Please check Dr. Liao’s webpage for further details.
Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Statistical Learning Theory, Computer Vision, Machine Learning for Programming Languages, Natural Language Processing, Self-Driving