Portrait of Yingce Xia

Yingce Xia

Senior Researcher

About

I am currently a researcher at machine learning group, Microsoft Research Asia.  I received my Ph.D. degree from University of Science and Technology in 2018, supervised by Dr. Tie-Yan Liu and Prof. Nenghai Yu. Prior to that, I obtained my bachelor degree from University of Science and Technology of China in 2013.

Research Interests
Dual learning, natural language processing, graph neural networks, autoML/meta-learning

Education
University of Science and Technology of China,  Sep. 2013 to Jun. 2018
♦ Ph.D in Electronic & Engineering ◊ Joint Ph.D Program with Microsoft Research Asia
♦ Department of Information Science and Technology
♦ Ph.D Supervisors: Dr. Tie-Yan Liu and Prof. Nenghai Yu

University of Science and Technology of China, Sep. 2009 to Jun. 2013
♦ B.S. in Information Security
♦ Department of Information Science and Technology

Professional Activities
♦ SPC member: AAAI 2020/2021
♦ PC members: NeurIPS 2018/2019/2020, ICML 2019/2020, ICLR 2019/2020/2021, CVPR 2019/2020/2021, ICCV 2019, ECCV 2020, EMNLP 2020

Tutorials
♦ Dual learning at IJCAI 2019 [link]
♦ A revisited of Transformer [link]

Honors and Awards
♦ 2016, Microsoft Research Asia PhD Fellowship Award
♦ 2017, National Scholarship
♦ 2018, Excellent Award of Dean Scholarship of Chinese Academy of Sciences
♦ 2019, Excellent PhD Thesis of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Competitions
♦ My team won four top places of WMT2019 News Translation: English->German, German->English, German->French and French->German, by using multi-agent dual learning and a pretraining-finetuning pipeline. [News] [Scores]