I am an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Software Research in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University[CV]


For students who are interested in AI for Social Good: I am teaching 08-537 / 08-737: Artificial Intelligence Methods for Social Good in Spring 2018 (Tuesday/Thursday 10:30-11:50).

For prospective students who are planning to apply for Ph.D. programs: If you are interested in working with me, please apply for the Ph.D. programs in CMU/SCS. I am a core faculty in Societal Computing Ph.D. Program, and an affiliated faculty in Machine Learning Department. Students Note: You may apply to several Ph.D. programs at CMU/SCS at once. Mention and explain your interest in my work to ensure that I see your application.

Recent News

  • June 26, 2017. Together with Bo An and Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, I gave a tutorial on “Advances in Game Theory for Security and Privacy” at the Eighteenth ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (ACM EC’17), which is held at MIT. The slides of my part can be downloaded here: “Game Theory and Security: Human Behavior Modeling & Learning
  • May 17, 2017. Zheyuan Shi, Fei Fang. Optimizing Peer Teaching to Enhance Team Performance. Our paper is chosen as one of the best papers in the First International Workshop on Teams in Multiagent Systems (TEAMAS) which is held jointly with AAMAS 2017. It has been selected for publication in the AAMAS 2017 Workshops Best Papers volume to be published by Springer.
  • May 17, 2017. I visited the University of New Hampshire and gave a seminar talk on “Game-Theoretic Approaches for Real-World Security and Sustainability Challenges”
  • May 11, 2017. I won the Best Dissertation Award in Computer Science and the William F. Ballhaus, Jr. Prize for Excellence in Graduate Engineering Research at the University of Southern California
  • May 5, 2017. I gave a talk in the Computational Sustainability Virtual Seminar Series on “Game-Theoretic Approaches for Sustainability Challenges”

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