Renjie Liao

Assistant Professor
B.Eng (Beijing, China), M.Phil (Hong Kong), and PhD (Toronto)

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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.

Research Interests

Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Statistical Learning Theory, Computer Vision, Machine Learning for Programming Languages, Natural Language Processing, Self-Driving

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