About me

I am assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Prior to that, I received my Ph.D. degree from Arizona State University, advised by Prof. Deliang Fan, Master’s degree at University of Central Florida, and Bachelor’s degree at Northeastern University, China.

My research interests include:

Efficient and On-device Machine Learning
Computer Vision
Transfer/Continual Learning
Efficient AI Computing Hardware Accelerator Design

Openings: I am looking for self-motivated Ph.D. students (Fully Funded) and research interns. If you are interested in working with me, feel free to send me your CV. Graduate admission information can be found here


09/2023, [Publication] Our paper “Slimmed Asymmetrical Contrastive Learning and Cross Distillation for Lightweight Model Training” was accepted by NeurIPS 2023.

08/2023, Join in CS Deparment at University of North Carolina at Charlotte as an assistant professor. Launching a new academic journal!

07/2023, [Service] Serve as committee member of ICCAD 2023.


  • Best Interactive Presentation(IP) Award, DATE-2022
  • Best Paper Candidate, DATE-2022
  • Best Paper Candidate Nomination, DAC 2022
  • Young Fellow Award, DAC 2020

Academic Services

  • Serve as TPC for ICCAD, 2023
  • Serve as a reviewer for CVPR, ICML, NeurIPS, ICLR, ECCV, TNNLS, DAC, etc