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Honors and Awards

  • The 2nd place of the 1st intern hackday, a competition where over 170 interns both from leading tech companies throughout the Bay Area and leading schools (Berkeley, Stanford, Waterloo, U Penn, and MIT among others) have participated. My team (3 members) ranks 2nd with a system to predict who is going to change jobs, and how it a ects his/her social network. A video introduction of the competition can be found here.
  • The 6th place of the ACM-ICPC Programming Contest, Guangdong Provincial Contest, 2006 (rank 6th among 212 contest teams).
  • "Learning from Heterogeneous Sources via Gradient Boosting Consensus" was selected as one of the 10 best papers published in SDM'12.
  • Hewlett Packard Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011 (only 1 student from Computer Science Department gets the award).
  • University Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009 (only 1 student from Computer Science Department got the award).
  • Departmental Fellowship, Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2009 (only 1 student from Computer Science Department got the award).
  • Wexler Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, Summer 2011 (3% of the students).
  • Wexler Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, Fall 2011 (3% of the students).
  • "Outstanding Graduate Student" of Sun Yat-sen University, 2008 (5% of the students).
  • "Outstanding Undergraduate Student" of Sun Yat-sen University, 2007 (5% of the students).
  • First Class Scholarship of Sun Yat-sen University, 2006 (2% of the students).
  • First Class Scholarship of Sun Yat-sen University, 2005 (2% of the students).
  • First Class Scholarship of Sun Yat-sen University, 2004 (2% of the students).
  • "JETTA" Scholarship, 2006 (0.5% of the students, "JETTA" is a Chinese corporation).
  • "ICI" Scholarship, 2005 (0.5% of the students, "ICI" is a British corporation).