Gang Niu (Research Scientist at RIKEN-AIP)


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Gang Niu

Gang Niu, D.Eng.

Research Scientist (indefinite-term),
Imperfect Information Learning Team,
RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project.

Adjunct Professor,
School of Computer Science and Engineering,
Southeast University.

Nihonbashi 1-chome Mitsui Building, 15th floor,
1-4-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0027, Japan.

E-mail: gang.niu.ml [at] gmail.com
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Short Bio

Gang Niu is currently a research scientist (indefinite-term) at RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project. He received the PhD degree in computer science from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2013. Before joining RIKEN as a research scientist, he was a senior software engineer at Baidu and then an assistant professor at the University of Tokyo. He has published more than 70 journal articles and conference papers, including 28 ICML, 17 NeurIPS (1 oral and 3 spotlights), and 2 ICLR (1 oral) papers. He has served as an area chair 15 times, including ICML 2019--2021, NeurIPS 2019--2021, and ICLR 2021--2022, and will serve as a publication chair for ICML 2022.


News

  • 2022/01/27: Serve as a publication chair for ICML 2022.

  • 2021/10/06: Serve as an area chair for ICLR 2022.

  • 2021/09/29: 3 papers accepted to NeurIPS 2021.

  • 2021/05/26: Serve as an area chair for NeurIPS 2021.

  • 2021/05/08: 11 papers accepted to ICML 2021.

  • 2021/02/04: Serve as an area chair for ICML 2021.

  • 2021/01/13: 1 paper accepted to ICLR 2021 and selected for oral presentation.

  • 2020/10/02: Serve as an area chair for ICLR 2021.

  • 2020/10/01: I am tenured!

  • 2020/09/26: 4 papers accepted to NeurIPS 2020; 2 selected for spotlight presentations.

  • 2020/06/05: Serve as an area chair for NeurIPS 2020.

  • 2020/06/01: 7 papers accepted to ICML 2020.

  • 2020/02/07: Serve as an area chair for ICML 2020.

  • 2019/09/04: 2 papers accepted to NeurIPS 2019.

  • 2019/05/23: Serve as an area chair for NeurIPS 2019.

  • 2019/04/22: 3 papers accepted to ICML 2019.

  • 2019/01/23: Serve as an area chair for ICML 2019.

  • 2018/09/05: 3 papers accepted to NeurIPS 2018; 1 selected for spotlight presentation.

  • 2018/05/12: 2 papers accepted to ICML 2018.

  • 2017/09/05: 2 papers accepted to NeurIPS 2017; 1 selected for oral presentation.


Research Interests

  • Weakly supervised learning (including semi-supervised learning)

  • Deep learning and representation learning


Job Experience

  • Research Scientist (Since April 2018; tenured in October 2020)
    RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Visiting Scientist (September 2017--March 2018)
    RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Assistant Professor (September 2015--March 2018)
    Dept. of Complexity Science and Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Senior RD Engineer (April 2014--July 2015)
    Dept. of Natural Language Processing, Baidu, Beijing, China.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (October 2013--March 2014)
    Dept. of Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.


Education

  • Doctor of Engineering (September 2013)
    Dept. of Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.
    Supervised by Prof. Masashi Sugiyama.

  • Master of Engineering (July 2010)
    Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.
    Supervised by Prof. Lin Shang.

  • Bachelor of Science (July 2007)
    Dept. of Mathematics, Southeast University, Nanjing, China.