NVIDIA Names SCS Students 2017 Graduate Fellows

By Byron Spice - Wed, 2017-05-17 15:27  Printer-friendly version
Xiaolong Wang and Adams Wei Yu

Ph.D. students Xiaolong Wang and Adams Wei Yu have been named 2017 NVIDIA fellows.

Two School of Computer Science students are among 11 recipients of 2017 NVIDIA Graduate Fellowships. The company sponsors the annual program to recognize and support excellence in computing research using graphics processing units.

Adams Wei Yu, a Ph.D. student in the Machine Learning Department, and Xiaolong Wang, a Ph.D. student in the Robotics Institute, were named 2017 fellows.

Yu's research lies in large-scale optimization, deep learning, statistical machine learning and their applications. He has interned with the Google Brain team and the Microsoft Research machine learning group. He received his bachelor's degree in math from Beihang University and a master's degree in computer science from the University of Hong Kong.

Wang's research interests are computer vision and machine learning, focusing on exploiting redundancy in visual data to train visual representations. He earned a master's degree in computer science at Sun Yat-sen University and a bachelor's degree in software engineering at South China Agricultural University.

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