Ziyi Kou

Ph.D. Student, Information Science, UIUC

I am a second-year Ph.D. student of Information Sciences at iSchool from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, advised by Prof. Dong Wang. My research focuses on Responsible Machine Learning and Human-AI Interaction. 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 Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    Ph.D. Student, Information Sciences, advisor: Prof. Dong Wang Courses: Text Mining, Algorithm and Complexity, Operating System, Computer Graphic
  • Aug. 2018 - May 2020
    University of Rochester
    M.S. Computer Science, advisor: Prof. Chenliang Xu 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

Work Experience

  • Oct. 2019 - Apr. 2020
    Research Assistant
    University of Rochester Weakly Supervisied Image Object Localization
  • Jun. 2019 - Sept. 2019
    Machine Learning Engineer, Intern
    AI Lab of Shanghai Jiaotong University (Suzhou), China SmartTV embedded Asian Celebrity Face Recognition

My Skills


Machine Learning

Technical App.


Main Publications