Ziyi Kou

Ph.D. candidate, Computer Science and Egnineering, University of Notre Dame

I am a Ph.D. candidate of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at University of Notre Dame. My advisor is Dr. Xiangliang Zhang. My research focuses on multimodal generative AI, trustworthy computer vision and graph neural networks. I got my master's degree of Computer Science from University of Rochester and my bachelor's degree of Software Engineering from Chongqing University.


  • Aug. 2020 - Present
    University of Notre Dame
    Ph.D. Student, Computer Science and Engineering Courses: Text Mining, Algorithm and Complexity, Operating System, Computer Graphic
  • Aug. 2018 - May 2020
    University of Rochester
    M.S. Computer Science Courses: Artificial Intelligence, Adv. Topic of Computer Vision, Intro. of Statistics, Machine Learning
  • Sept. 2014 - Jun. 2018
    Chongqing University, China
    B.S. Software Engineering Courses: Java Programming, Data Mining with Python, Web Development, Database Design, Android Programming

Recent Work Experience

  • Dec. 2023 - Mar. 2024
    Research Scientist Intern
    Meta Visual Knowledge Transfer for 3D Glove Tracking in VR
  • June. 2023 - Aug. 2023
    Applied Scientist Intern
    Amazon Graph Neural Network Based Customer Insotck Value Estimation. Received return incline offer.
  • Oct. 2022 - Feb. 2023
    Machine Learning Engineer Intern
    Instacart Graph Based Next-Basket Recommendation. Published at CIKM2023.
  • May. 2022 - Aug. 2022
    Machine Learning Engineer Intern
    Godaddy Inc. Multi-relational Graph Based Recommendation. Received return intern offer.

My Skills


Machine Learning

Technical App.


Main Publications