I am currently working for Alibaba Group and living in Hangzhou, a charming city known by the West Lake.
Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
- Ph.D., Computer Application Technology, Sep 2012 - Jun 2017
- B.E., Software Engineering, Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), Beijing, China
- Research Intern, Data Mining and Enterprise Intelligence Group, Feb 2016 – Apr 2017
- Data-driven metaphor learning (demo)
- Research Intern, Machine Learning Group, Oct 2013 – Jan 2016
- Fact-based Q&A (demo)
- Heterogenous data embedding (product)
- Research Intern, Web Search and Mining Group, Oct 2011 – Jun 2012
- Fact extraction from Web tables (demo)
- Short text representation (product)
Alibaba group and Tsinghua University joint post-doc, Nov 2018 - present
- Reinforcement learning in E-commerce scenarios (ongoing)
- Daoyuan Chen, Yaliang Li, Minghui Qiu, Zhen Wang, Bofang Li, Bolin Ding, Hongbo Deng, Jun Huang, Wei Lin, and Jingren Zhou. AdaBERT: Task-Adaptive BERT Compression with Differentiable Neural Architecture Search. IJCAI 2020 Full Paper.
- Fei Xiao, Zhen Wang, Haikuan Huang, Jun Huang, Xi Chen, Hongbo Deng, Minghui Qiu. AliISA: Creating an Interactive Search Experience in E-commerce Platforms. SIGIR 2019 Demo.
- Zehong Hu, Zhen Wang, Zhao Li, Shichang Hu, Shasha Ruan, Jie Zhang. Fraud Regulating Policy for E-Commerce via Constrained Contextual Bandits. AAMAS 2019 Full Paper.
- Zhen Wang, Xu Hu, Zehong Hu, Minghui Qiu, Jun Huang. Chapter 5 of Artificial Intelligence for Prosthetics-challenge solutions. NurIPS 2018 RL Challenge Tech Report.
- Zhong Huaping, Jianwen Zhang, Zhen Wang, Hai Wan, Chen Zheng. Aligning Knowledge and Text Embeddings by Entity Descriptions. EMNLP 2015 Short Paper.
- Zhen Wang, Jianwen Zhang, Jianlin Feng, Zheng Chen. Knowledge Graph and Text Jointly Embedding. EMNLP 2014 Full Paper.
- Zhen Wang, Jianwen Zhang, Jianlin Feng, Zheng Chen. Knowledge Graph Embedding by Translating on Hyperplanes. AAAI 2014 Full Paper.
Awards & Scholarships
- NeurIPS RL Challenge 5/427, Nov 2018
- National Scholarship, Sep 2014
- Silver Medal in ACM/ICPC Asia Regional Contest, Oct 2011
- National Scholarship, Sep 2009
Alibaba Group, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Algorithm Expert (P7), Deep Learning Algorithm Division, July 2018 - present
- NAS algorithms development including DARTS, ASAP, ProxylessNAS, etc.
- Auto feature engineering including AutoCross and some RL-based search strategies.
- EasyRL released!
Senior Algorithm Engineer (P6), Large Scale Learning-Innovative Algorithm Division, July 2017 - present
- Chinese named entity recognition
- Double 11 bundle recommendation business
- A3gent (deep reinforcement learning package) development
- Ray contributor and committer
- Flow control by constrained contextual bandit
- Interactive shopping assistant by hierarchical reinforcement learning
- Programming languages: C, Python
- Machine leanring libraries: TensorFlow, PyTorch
- Foreign language: English (CET-6 certification)