A selection of my awards and media coverages, sorted by time.
🏆 IEEEXtreme 12.0 World Champion [Details]
🏆 The Web Conference Best Poster Award Runner-up
🏆 C.W. Gear Outstanding Graduate Award. This award is for only one outstanding graduate student each year in the CS Department at UIUC. [Details]
🏆 Google PhD Fellowship, sole winner in Structured Data and Database Management from North America.
🏆 The Champion of ITA Challenge 2017.
🏆 4th place, Fake News Challenge #1. github repo
📢 Google AI Blog: Announcing 2017 Google PhD fellows
📢 CS@Illinois News: Two Illinois Graduate Students Win Google Fellowship
📢 Illinois Tech Association: Champion Picture
📢 CS@Illinois News: Illinois Team Tests Problem-Solving Skills at ICPC 2017. I’m the team’s coach.
🏆 Grand prize, Yelp Dataset Challenge, [Yelp]
📢 TripAdvisor Blog: Mining Text for Review Snippets. My phrase mining methods are utilized and appreciated.
📢 CS@Illinois News: Illinois Team Advances to ICPC World Finals. I’m the team’s coach.
📢 Yelp: Winners of Yelp Dataset Challenges. I’m Round 5 winner.
🏆 Runner-up, Prostate Cancer DREAM challenge, [DREAM Challenge]
📢 TripAdvisor Blog: Using NLP to Find “Interesting” Collections of Hotels
📢 National Institute of Health BD2K Center: UIUC Teams Won Twice in the Recent DREAM Prostate Cancer Challenges.
🏆 Computer Science Excellence Fellowship, [CS@ILLINOIS]
📢 Excellent Undergraduate Thesis Award (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
📢 Zhiyuan Excellent Student Scholarship (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
🏆 Gold medal, 2nd Place, Asian Champion in ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) World Finals 2013. Much more related awards in Experience.
🏆 National Scholarship (China)
📢 SJTU News: Zhiyuan Students Win Championship at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Finals