Sai Qian Zhang

  • Assistant Professor (Incoming Fall 2024)

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I am looking for highly motivated students to join my group. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to contact me by email, together with their resume and transcripts. A detailed description can be found here: 

Sai Qian Zhang will join the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at NYU Tandon School of Engineering and the Computer Science department at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences as an assistant professor in Fall 2024. Dr. Zhang received his Ph.D. degree from Harvard University in 2021 and obtained both his M.A.Sc and B.A.Sc degrees from the University of Toronto. Dr. Zhang has been with Meta Reality Labs in Burlingame, CA, and is currently a research scientist working on algorithm and hardware co-design for AR/VR applications.

Dr. Zhang's research interests lie in algorithm and hardware co-design for efficient deep neural network implementation. He is also interested in reinforcement learning and its applications in hardware system design.

His work has been published in multiple top-tier conferences such as ASPLOS, NeurIPS, HPCA, and AAAI. He has won the Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Communication. He is also the recipient of the NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships.

Research Interests
Efficient AI Algorithm, Neural Network Accelerator Design, Multiagent Reinforcement Learning