Hugh (Yin) Liu

Ph.D. Student
Computer Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Contact

UW-Madison CS Building 4385
yinl AT cs DOT wisc DOT edu

Research Interest

Computational Complextity / Counting Problems / Holant Problems / Algorithms / Machine Learning / Augmented Reality

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Biography

  • I am a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at University of Wisconsin-Madison, advised by Professor Jin-Yi Cai. My research interests lie in Computational Complexity, particularly in complextity of Counting Problems, including Holant Problems, #CSP, graph homomorphisms, etc.

  • I am also interested in Machine Learning. This summer (2022) I did an internship at Google, in Mountain View, California. I had a wonderful summer working as a machine learning research intern at SiriusXm-Pandora in 2021.

  • I obtained my Bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University in 2018. My major was Automation.

  • I was a summer intern at Cornell University in 2017, where I was luckily advised by Professor John E. Hopcroft and Dr. Gao Huang.

Publications

TCS publications

Other publications


Scholarship & Honors

Summer RA-ship Award, UW-Madison, 2019

Special CS Scholarship, UW-Madison, 2018

Science and Technology Innovation Excellence Award, Tsinghua University, 2017

Ronghua Zhang Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance, Tsinghua University, 2015

1st prize in Chinese Mathematical Olympiad in province, 2013

1st prize in Chinese Physics Olympiad in province, 2013


Miscellaneous

Leadership

Hobbies

  • I love playing sports, especially soccer, table-tennis, dancing, running and figure roller skating.
  • I also play tennis, basketball, swim and do decathlon from time to time.
  • In addition to above, I like playing with a yo-yo and traveling.