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    Name : Zili (Jack) Yi
    Email : yz7241@mun.ca
    Supervisor : Prof. Minglun Gong, Prof. Hao (Richard) Zhang
    Designation : Mr. Zili Yi got his Ph.D. thesis passed with the honor of "pass with distinction" in July 2018. He ascribed the honor to his supervisor Dr. Minglun Gong, and also to his co-supervisor Dr. Hao Zhang during his visit to Simon Fraser University. His research interests include deep neural networks, image synthesis, image processing and facial image analysis.


Academic Records
    Ph.D., Computer Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland & two years of visiting Simon Fraser University
    Master, Nuclear Technology & Application, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Bachelor, Physics, Nanjing University
Employment Records
    Lead Research Scientist, Altumview System Corp., Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Software Developer (part time), Nova Interactive Ltd., Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Software Developer, Beijing Baishunhuanian Media Corp., Beijing, China
    Software Engineer Intern, IBM, Beijing, China
Awards, Scholarships, Fellowships
    MERL - Best Paper Award
    Memorial University Ph.D. scholarships
    Chinese Academy of Sciences Graduate scholarships
    IBM Extreme Blue Expo (China Area) Award
    Mathematical Contest in Modeling 2013, Honorable Mention
    Nanjing University Renmin scholarships
    Nanjing University ACM Programming Contest, Silver Prize
Extracurricular Activities, administrative and other responsibilities
    committee member, Chinese Graduate Student Association of MUN
    President, Society of Intelligence Property of UCAS
    Volunteer, The Manuels River Experience
    Volunteer, Chinese Graduate Student Association
    Volunteer, Achieves of Nanjing University
    Volunteer, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research Outputs
    Yi, Zili*, Zhiqin Chen*, Hao Zhang, Hao Cai, Minglun Gong. "iGAN-HD: High-Resolution Image Manipulation on Multi-Scale Image Manifolds" to be submitted. 2018.[link][paper (not uploaded yet)]
    Yi, Zili*, Zhiqin Chen*, Hao Zhang, Xin Huang, Hao Cai, Minglun Gong. Branched Generative Adversarial Networks for Multi-Scale Image Manifold Learning. to be submitted. 2018. [link][paper]
    Yi, Zili, Hao (Richard) Zhang, Ping Tan, Minglun Gong. "DualGAN: Unsupervised Dual Learning for Image-to-Image Translation": submitted to the International Conference on Computer Vision, ICCV 2017.[link][paper][slides][codes][dataset]
    Yi, Zili, Yang Li, Songyuan Ji, Minglun Gong. "Artistic stylization of face photos based on a single exemplar." The Visual Computer (2016): 1-10.[link][paper][slides][exec]
    Yi, Zili, Yang Li, Minglun Gong. "An Efficient Algorithm for Feature-based 3D Point Cloud Correspondence Search": 12th International Symposium on Visual Computing, ISVC 2016 (Best Paper Award). Springer, 2016.[link][paper][slides][exec]