SYSU-CMU JIE
SYSU-CMU JRI
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Current Professional Situation
  • Assistant professor at SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering
  • Assistant professor at SYSU-CMU Shunde International Joint Research Institute
  • Associate professor at School of Mobile Information Engineering, SYSU
Education
Ph.D in computer science at Sorbonne Universités, UPMC (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)
Defended on December, 12th 2006 (with distinction "très honorable")
Title: "Qualitative models and algebraic approaches for decision under uncertainty: axiomatic foundations and application to sequential decision making"
Professional Experience
  • From 2016: Associate professor at School of Electronics and Information Technology, SYSU
  • From Jan. 2015: Assistant professor at SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering
  • From Jan. 2015: Assistant professor at SYSU-CMU Shunde International Joint Research Institute
  • 2015-2016: Associate professor at School of Mobile Information Engineering, SYSU
  • 2015: Visiting assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2007-2014: Associate professor in computer science at LIP6, UPMC
  • 2006-2007: Temporary teaching/research position (ATER) in computer science at LIP6, UPMC
  • 2003-2005: Teaching assistant in computer science at UPMC
  • 2003-2006: Beneficiary of a research allowance at LIP6, UPMC
  • April 2000 to June 2002: Junior quantitative analyst at SG Securities (Société Générale) in London
  • July 1998 to August 1999: Software developer (one-year internship) at WYNIWYG, IT consulting company
Research/Industrial Projects
  • 2017-2020: DFG project (Online Preference Learning with Bandit Algorithms) coordinated by Eyke Hüllermeier (Paderborn University) and Robert Busa-Fekete (Paderborn University)
  • 2016-2017: PGMO project (Exact and approximate algorithms for fair assignment/matching problems) coordinated by Viet Hung Nguyen (UPMC)
  • 2015-2016: CIRC project (Robust energy-efficient data center control) coordinated by Bruno Sinopoli (CMU) and Paul Weng
  • 2014-2015: Sorbonne Universités project ELICIT (preference elicitation) coordinated by Enrico Diecidue (INSEAD) and Paolo Viappiani (CNRS)
  • 2011-2012: LIP6 project CLOE (Critères Linéarisés pour l'Optimisation Equitable) coordinated by Pierre Fouilhoux (UPMC)
  • 2010-2014: ANR project LARDONS (Learning And Reasoning for Deciding Optimally using Numerical and Symbolic information) coordinated by Bruno Zanuttini (University of Caen)
  • 2009-2013: ANR project GUEPARD (GUaranteed Efficiency for PAReto optimal solutions Determination in multiobjective combinatorial optimization problems) coordinated by Patrice Perny (UPMC)
  • 2008-2009: LIP6 project DMDC (Décision Multi-agent sur des Domaines Combinatoires) coordinated by Olivier Spanjaard (UPMC)
  • 2008: Industrial project with Looneo
  • 2006-2009: ANR project PHAC (Preference Handling and Aggregation in Combinatorial domains) coordinated by Jérôme Lang (CNRS)
Research/Academic Activities
  • Editor of AI Resources
  • Referee for Research Foundation - Flanders (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - Vlaanderen, FWO) since 2016
  • 2018:
    • PC member of AAAI, MPREF
    • Reviewer for ICLR, AISTATS
  • 2017:
    • Senior PC member of IJCAI
    • Co-chair of AWRL (Asian Workshop on Reinforcement Learning)
    • PC member of ACML, AISTATS, UAI
    • PC member of MODEM at AAMAS, JFPDA, MIWAI
    • Reviewer for NIPS (Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems)
    • Reviewer for Neurocomputing, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
  • 2016:
    • Senior PC member of IJCAI
    • Co-chair of AWRL (Asian Workshop on Reinforcement Learning)
    • PC member of UAI, ECAI, Workshop DA2PL, JFPDA, M-PREF, MIWAI
    • Reviewer for NIPS (Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems)
    • Reviewer for Expert Systems With Applications
    • Reviewer for Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research
  • 2015:
    • Co-chair of Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-PREF)
    • PC member of IJCAI, UAI, SUM, MIWAI, ADT-LPNMR Doctoral Consortium
    • Reviewer of MCO
  • 2014:
    • Co-chair of M-PREF
    • Program co-chair of Multidisciplinary International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence
    • PC member of UAI, ECAI, JFPDA
    • Reviewer of IPMUi, TAAI
    • Reviewer of Journal of Machine Learning Research
  • 2013:
    • PC member of IJCAI, ECML workshop RL with generalized feedback: beyond numeric rewards, M-PREF, MIWAI, JFPDA
    • Reviewer of Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
  • 2012:
    • PC member of MIWAI, JFPDA
    • Reviewer of IWAISE
  • 2011:
    • PC member of IJCAI, UAI, MIWAI, JFPDA
  • 2010:
    • PC member of MIWAI
    • Reviewer of IPMU
  • 2009:
    • PC member of JFPDA, MIWAI
    • Reviewer of ADT (Algorithmic Decision Theory)
    • Reviewer of Revue d'Intelligence Artificielle
  • 2008:
    • PC member of MIWAI
    • Reviewer of RFIA
    • Reviewer of Journal of Financial Decision Making
  • 2007:
    • PC member of MIWAI
    • Reviewer of ICML
    • Reviewer of Fuzzy Sets and Systems