Principal investigator

Xin Li. Xin Li is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science at Beijing Institute of Technology, China. She received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from Jilin University China, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research focuses on the development of algorithms for (deep) reinforcement learning, network representation learning, with application to Single/Multi-player Games, Robotics, Network Alignment and Recommender Systems. [Website]

Ph.D. students

Hongyu Zang. Hongyu Zang is a first-year Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Beijing Institute of Technology. He received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Beijing Forestry University. Hongyu’s research focuses on Reinforcement Learning combining with Bayesian modeling, approximate inference and information bottleneck. His work aims to develop statistical models for analysing the reliability of Reinforcement Learning algorithms and use the information theory to explain the performance of RL algorithms.

M.S. and undergraduate students

Xinwen Wang. Wang Xinwen is a master at the School of Computer Science, Beijing Institute of Technology. He received a bachelor’s degree at Beijing Information Science Technology University. He focuses on deep reinforcement learning and partially observable reinforcement learning. He is now working for Microsoft(China).

Li Zhang.

Jie Huang. Jie Huang is a second-year master of computer science at Beijing Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Beijing Institute of Technology. His research focuses on imitation learning and inverse reinforcement learning. His work aims to apply imitation learning or inverse reinforcement learning algorithms to robot control fields.

Shuqi Yang.

Group alumni

Pengfei Zhu. Former M.Sc. student, now working at Alibaba.

Guanghui Miao. Former M.Sc. student, now working at Xiaohongshu.


William K. Cheung. Associate Professor and Head in the Computer Science Department, Hong Kong Baptist University. [Website]

Pascal Poupart. Professor & Canada CIFAR AI Chair at the Vector Institute Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Health Informatics Waterloo AI Institute David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science University of Waterloo. [Website]

Ivor W Tsang. ARC Future Fellow, Professor of Artificial Intelligence, at University of Technology Sydney(UTS). [Website]

Mingzhong Wang. Lecturer in ICT (Faculty of Arts and Business),at University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia.