Postdoctoral Researchers:

 

Zhuolun (Leon) He

PhD, CUHK
Sep. 2023 –

Graduate Students

 

Wanli Chen

PhD student, Fall 2019 –
BE, SUSTech

 

Peiyu Liao

PhD student, Fall 2020 –
MS, HKUST
BS, Zhejiang Univ

 

Wenqian Zhao

PhD student, Fall 2020 –
BS, CUHK

 

Yang Bai

PhD student, Fall 2020 –
MS, CAS
BS, XDU

 

Binwu Zhu

PhD student, Fall 2020 –
BS, Zhejiang Univ

 

Chen Bai

PhD student, Fall 2020 –
BS, UESTC

 

Siting Liu

PhD student, Fall 2020 –
BS, HUST

 

Yuxuan Zhao

PhD student, Fall 2021 –
BS, Zhejiang Univ
HKPFS

 

Hongduo Liu

PhD student, Fall 2021 –
BS, UESTC

 

Guojin Chen

PhD student, Fall 2021 –
MS, CUHK
BS, HUST

 

Xufeng Yao

PhD student, Fall 2021 –
MS, CUHK
BS, Fudan Univ

 

Xinyun Zhang

PhD student, Fall 2021 –
MS, HKUST
BS, XJTU

 

Ziyang Yu

PhD student, Fall 2021 –
MPhil, HKU
BS, USTC

 

Ziyi Wang

PhD student, Fall 2021 –
BS, Fudan Univ

 

Zixiao Wang

PhD student, Fall 2022 –
MS, Tsinghua Univ
BS, Tsinghua Univ

 

Sean Peng Xu

PhD student, Fall 2022 –
MS, HIT
BS, CSU

 

Su Zheng

PhD student, Fall 2022 –
MS, Fudan Univ
BS, Fudan Univ

 

Shixin Chen

PhD student, Fall 2022 –
BS, Nanjing Univ
HKPFS

 

Yu Zhang

PhD student, Fall 2022 –
MS, UC Berkeley
BS, CSU

 

Shuo Yin

PhD student, Fall 2022 –
BS, Beihang Univ

 

Fangzhou Liu

PhD student, Fall 2023 –
BS, Nanjing Univ

 

Zehua Pei

PhD student, Fall 2023 –
BS, CUHK

 

Mingjun Li

PhD student, Fall 2023 –
BS, Beihang Univ

 

Yuntao Lu

PhD student, Fall 2023 –
MS, UT Austin
MS, USTC

 

Yuan Pu

PhD student, Fall 2023 –
BS, CUHK

 

Lancheng Zou

PhD student, Fall 2023 –
BS, Wuhan Univ

 

Jiaxi Jiang

PhD student, Fall 2023 –
BS, NWPU

 

Wendong Xu

PhD student @HKU, Fall 2023 –
(co-advising)
MS, CAS

Visitors/Research Assistants (and some students working with me)

Yuyang Ye Sep 2021 PhD @Southeast Univ
Zhen Zhuang Sep 2022 PhD @CUHK
Rongliang Fu Sep 2022 PhD @CUHK
Siyuan Liang Sep 2023 PhD @CUHK
Shanyi Li Sep 2023 PhD @CUHK
Haoyuan Wu Jun 2023 MS @CUHK
Jiahao Xu Jun 2023 BS @Tsinghua Univ

2024 Faculty Summer Research Program

Dachuan Lin ReID in Event-based Camera
Leyi Liu Flow-based Legalization
Zihao Yang Enhanced Complex Reasoning in Language Models
Jieya Zhou 3D Bonding Terminal Asssignment


2024-25 Final Year Projects

BYU2401 KU Wai Chiu Open topic in efficient deep learning
BYU2402 CHEUNG Cheuk Nam, NG Yeuk Hon Open topic in efficient deep learning
BYU2403 LEE Cheuk Haang Open topic in efficient deep learning
BYU2404 HUANG Zhijia Machine learning in EDA
BYU2405 WONG Kwun Ho, YAU Chun Wing Machine learning in EDA


Internal Information


Alumni

 

Zhuolun (Leon) He

PhD 2023 (thesis)
The Trio of Learning, Optimization, and Acceleration for Efficient Electronic Design Automation
-> Postdoc @CUHK

 

Ran Chen

PhD 2022 (thesis)
Machine Intelligence on Layout Defect Identification
-> Huawei Noah Lab

 

Qi Sun

PhD 2022 (thesis)
Fast and Efficient Deep Learning Deployments via Learning-based Methods
-> Postdoc @Cornell -> ZJU100 Young Professor @Zhejiang Univ

 

Hao Geng

PhD 2021 (thesis)
Feature Learning and Optimization in VLSI CAD
-> Postdoc @CUHK -> Assistant Professor @ShanghaiTech

 

Tinghuan Chen

PhD 2021 (thesis)
Methodologies for Hardware Reliability and Efficiency
-> Postdoc @CUHK -> Assistant Professor @CUHK(SZ)

 

Wei Li

MPhil 2021 (thesis)
Irregular Deep Data Embedding and Learning
(Faculty Outstanding Thesis Award)
-> PhD @CMU

 

Haoyu Yang

PhD 2020 (thesis)
Intelligent VLSI Design for Manufacturability
-> Postdoc @CUHK -> Cadence -> nVIDIA

 

Yuzhe Ma

PhD 2020 (thesis)
Methodologies for Efficient Hardware Design Automation and Hardware-Friendly Learning
-> Huawei -> Assistant Professor @HKUST(GZ)

Lu Zhang MPhil 2023 Graph learning for the Circuit Design and Physical Design


Research Assistants

 

Jianwang Zhai

Jul 2020 – Jan 2023, PhD @Tsinghua Univ
-> Assistant Professor @BUPT

 

Zhongdong Qi

Dec 2023 – Feb 2024, Assistant Professor @Xidian Univ

 

Qi Xu

Sep 2017 – Nov 2017, PhD @USTC
-> Lecturer @HUT -> Associate Professor @USTC

 

Yibo Lin

Jun 2016 – Aug 2016, PhD @UT Austin
-> Assistant Professor @Peking Univ

Yuhao Leng Jun 2023 Oct 2023 MS @Beihang Univ
Xiaohan Gao Jun 2023 Aug 2023 PhD @Peking Univ
Zhenyi Gao Jun 2023 Aug 2023 MS @Tsinghua Univ
Po-Tsun WU Jun 2023 Aug 2023 BS @NTHU
Yuan Pu Mar 2022 Jul 2023 BS @CUHK -> PhD @CUHK
Zehua Pei Mar 2022 Jul 2023 BS @CUHK -> PhD @CUHK
Zhenhua Feng Jul 2021 Mar 2023 MS @DUT
Shixin Chen Jul 2021 Jul 2022 BS @Nanjing Univ -> PhD @CUHK
Chen Wu Jul 2021 Jun 2022 BS @Nanjing Univ -> MS @EPFL
Yiheng Chen Jul 2021 Sep 2021 BS @USTC -> MS @UC Irvine
Shuxiang Hu Jul 2019 Jul 2021 MS @DUT -> SmartMore
Ziyang Yu Mar 2019 Jul 2021 MPhil @HKU -> PhD @CUHK
Guojin Chen Sep 2019 Jul 2021 MS @CUHK -> PhD @CUHK
Hongzhong Shen Jun 2020 Jun 2021 Lecturer @FJNU -> FJNU
Ruxuan Li Oct 2020 Mar 2021 BS @CUHK -> Startup
Xiaodong Wang Jan 2020 Dec 2020 PhD @Fudan Univ -> HiSilicon
Junzhe Cai Jul 2020 Dec 2020 MS @Fudan Univ -> Tencent
Yifeng Xiao Jan 2020 Dec 2020 BS @Fudan Univ -> PhD @USC
Junpeng Wang Mar 2020 Nov 2020 MS @USTC -> PhD @USTC
Miaodi Su Jan 2020 Nov 2020 BS @Fuzhou Univ -> MS @Fuzhou Univ
Arjun Rao May 2020 Sep 2020 BS @CUHK -> Orbital Sidekick
Xufeng Yao Sep 2019 Aug 2020 MS @CUHK -> SmartMore -> PhD @CUHK
Hongduo Liu Oct 2019 Aug 2020 BS @UESTC -> SmartMore -> PhD @CUHK
Yuxiao Qu Mar 2020 Aug 2020 BS @CUHK -> PhD @UWisc
Wenqian Zhao Mar 2020 Jun 2020 BS @CUHK -> PhD @CUHK
Chen Bai Oct 2019 Jun 2020 BS @UESTC -> PhD @CUHK
Binwu Zhu Oct 2019 Jun 2020 BS @Zhejiang Univ -> PhD @CUHK
Siting Liu Oct 2019 Jun 2020 BS @HUST -> PhD @CUHK
Shuhe Li May 2017 May 2020 BS @CUHK -> MS @CUHK -> Baidu
Asfandyar Khan Nov 2019 Feb 2020 Lecturer @Hazara University -> Hazara University
Shenghao Guo Aug 2019 Dec 2019 MS @Southeast Univ -> ByteDance
Bin Duan Aug 2019 Dec 2019 MS @Southeast Univ -> PhD @University of Queensland
Chenrui Zhang Jul 2019 Oct 2019 BS @Zhejiang Univ -> MS @Rice Univ
Dongyue Wu Jul 2019 Aug 2019 BS @HUST -> PhD @HUST
Linyi Wang Apr 2019 Jul 2019 MS @HKUST -> PhD @Zhejiang Univ
Zhili Liu Sep 2018 May 2019 MS @CUHK -> Huawei -> PhD @HKUST
Hao Wu Sep 2018 May 2019 MS @CUHK -> Tencent -> PhD @CUHK
Boxun Xu Mar 2019 May 2019 BS @UESTC -> MS @UMich -> PhD @UCSB
Zihao Deng May 2018 Feb 2019 BS @CUHK -> PhD @UT Austin
Yingbo Zhang May 2018 Dec 2018 BS @CUHK -> MS @Yale Univ
Yunpeng Ding Jul 2018 Oct 2018 BS @Nanjing Univ -> MS @UCLA -> Oracle
Tianhua Zhang May 2018 Sep 2018 BS @CUHK -> MS @CUHK
Fenglei Jin May 2018 Sep 2018 BS @CUHK -> MS @HKUST
Jiamin Chen May 2017 Oct 2017 BS @CUHK -> PhD @CUHK
Yujie Li Jul 2017 Sep 2017 BS @Zhejiang Univ -> MS @USC -> ByteDance -> eBay
Tinghuan Chen Mar 2017 May 2017 MS @Southeast Univ -> PhD @CUHK
Fengxian Jiao May 2016 Sep 2016 MS @Tsinghua Univ -> Startup -> ByteDance
Luyang Luo Jun 2016 Aug 2016 BS @CUHK -> PhD @CUHK
Haoyu Yang Mar 2016 Jun 2016 MS @Tianjin Univ -> PhD @CUHK
Yuzhe Ma Mar 2016 May 2016 BE @Sun Yat-Sen Univ -> PhD @CUHK


Selected CMSC 5720/5721 Projects

2023-24 Yaoli Luo Efficient neural networks for event camera-based computer version
2023-24 Leyan Xu Efficient neural networks for event camera-based computer version
2023-24 Yiwen Wang A method for language-guided domain generalization
2022-23 Haoyuan Wu p-Laplacian Adaptation for Generative Vision-language Models
2022-23 Shuhong Zhao Efficient Attention & Transformer for Visual Task
2021-22 Jiaming Yue ICDAR-Robust Reading Challenge on Large-scale Street
2021-22 Guo Li ICDAR-Robust Reading Challenge on Large-scale Street
2021-22 Weizhe Zhang ICDAR-Scanned Receipt OCR
2020-21 Lu Yin Exploring Graph Neural Networks
2019-20 Xufeng Yao Learning to Surpass Teachers for Domain Adaptation
2019-20 Guojin Chen High Accuracy DL-Based OPC With Deep Lithography Simulator
2019-20 Kit Fung Parallel Programming on Multiple Row Height Global Legalization
2018-19 Zhili Liu Speeding Up Neural Architecture Search Using Accuracy Curve Modelling
2018-19 Hao Wu Deep Learning with Application in VLSI Layout


Selected Summer Research Projects

2023 Canran Liu Leveraging Event Cameras and Point Cloud for Person Re-Identification
2021 Junjie Xie ICDAR-Robust Reading Challenge on Large- scale Street
2021 Yuan Pu Scene Street View OCR
2021 Mengyuan Zhao Robust Reading Challenge on Large-scale Street View Text with Partial Labeling
2021 Chirui Chang ICDAR-Scanned Receipt OCR
2021 Yue Yu Scene Text Recognition: Scanned Receipt OCR
2020 Yizhan Huang DNN Heterogeneous Computing
2020 Yuxiao Qu Hierarchical DNN Accelerator Design
2020 Ruxuan Li ColorGCN: Robust Graph Coloring by Graph Convolution Networks
2019 Wen Chen Layout Pattern Generation via Deep Neural Networks
2018 Zihao Deng A High Performance GAN based OPC Engine
2018 Fenglei Jin Speed Up Neural Network Inference (Faculty Best Poster Award)
2018 Yingbo Zhang Neural Network Design Space Exploration
2017 Jiamin Chen Active Learning Model Based on Gaussian Process Prediction Uncertainty for Adder Design Space Exploration
2017 Shuhe Li Optical Proximity Correction using GAN
2017 Wei Li Sparse-sparse Convolution Acceleration in Deep Convolutional Neural Network (Faculty Best Poster Award)
2017 Yajun Lin Deep Learning Method for Hotspot Detection
2016 Luyang Luo Deep Learning for VLSI Layout Hotspot Detection


Selected Final Year Projects

BYU2302 Yurui Kuang Open topic in efficient deep learning
BYU2204 Siu-Hong Sze Machine learning in EDA
BYU2201 Sanjana Mahmood, Rishika Bajaj Pixel-accurate object segmentation for industrial applications
BYU2202 Chau Wing MOK, Shi Leung Jonathan CHAN High-Resolution Nerf
BYU2203 WU Sai Kit Large Scale Point Cloud Analysis
BYU2205 Haoran Xu ICDAR-Industry OCR
BYU2101 Ruijie Wang, Haoran Xu ICDAR-Industry OCR
BYU2103 Alebyary Yousif Mahmoud Abdalaziz ICDAR-Scanned Receipt OCR
BYU2104 Ka-Chun LI Object Detection Deployment on GPU Platform
BYU2001 Honglian Huang Exploring Graph Neural Networks
BYU2003 WONG Kai-Long Colin & LEE Tsz-Kin Ken Few-shot learning on object detections
BYU2004 Brian Choy Gate Sizing Acceleration
BYU1901 Ali Ahad Mukhida, Mudit Chaudhary Revisiting Object Detection Model
BYU1902 Tsan-Yeung Liu Neural Network Compression
BYU1903 Lok-Yin Chow, Mandy Yuk-Man Hong Neural Architecture Search
BYU1904 Wen Chen, Shifan Zhang Layout Pattern Generation via Deep Neural Networks
BYU1801 Kevin Chan, Jack Chi-Wai Ng Speedup Neural Network Inference
BYU1802 Roy Hok-Lai Szeto, Jason Tsz-Hin Tsang Speedup Neural Network using FPGA
BYU1803 Sibin Zhang, Jiahao Geng Neural Network Design Space Exploration
BYU1804 Nelson Chak-Hong Chan Deep Learning with application in VLSI Layout
BYU1701 Jeon-Cheol Su Load Prediction of Power Generators Using Semi-Supervised Learning
BYU1703 Zizhen Wang, Yin-Lai Cheng Object Detection in 2018 System Design Contest
BYU1704 Qian Sun, Shen Yan NVDLA Open Source Project
BYU1602 Yige Zhang, Ziyang Feng Routing Congestion Estimation for Large-Scale Heterogeneous FPGAs Using Machine Learning
BYU1604 King-Sang Ng, Tsz-Kin Chan An FPGA Implementation of VLSI Hotspot Detection