Saizheng Zhang | MILA


Saizheng Zhang(张赛峥)
email: firstname[dot]lastname[at]umontreal[dot]ca

I am a PhD student under the supervision of Yoshua Bengio at Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA).

News
[2018.mar] Our Personalizing Dialogue Agents paper is selected as the official dataset and baseline for NIPS2018 Competition: Conversational Intelligence Challenge.
[2018.mar] I joined ElementAI as parttime research scientist.
[2018.feb] Our Mastering the Dungeon paper is accepted for ICLR 2018.
[2017.oct] We(together with my awesome friends Peng@Stanford and Zhilin@CMU) won the Facebook ParlAI Research Awards.

Research
I am interested in:
 * neural memory models for memorizing and reasoning
 * conversational agents with human-in-the-loop + RL
 * senmantics and knowledge representation
 * meta/transfer learning
For a list of my papers please check my google scholar

Work
.part-time research scientist at Element AI hosted by Sungjin Ahn, now
.research intern at Facebook AI Research hosted by Jason Weston, Arthur Szlam and Douwe Kiela on summer 2017
.part-time research scientist at Maluuba (now Micorsoft Research Montreal) hosted by Adam Trischler, 2016-2017
.research intern at Microsoft Research Redmond hosted by Vinod Nair and Abdelrahman Mohamed, summer 2016
.algorithm engineer at Deepglint hosted by Yong Zhao(CTO), summer 2015

Me
I finished my bachelor in EE at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) on 2013.
I won the First Prize of China National Mathematical Olympiad on 2008.

AI is sexy.