Kaiyuan Zhang is currently an incoming Ph.D. student in Department of Computer Science at Purdue University, working with Prof. Xiangyu Zhang.

Research Interests

  • Graph representation learning, Graph neural networks
  • Interpretable & trustworthy deep learning for graphs
  • Visual analytics of large-scale graphs

Research Experience

  • Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Advisor: Prof. Tao Xie, Prof. Tianyin Xu, May 2019 - May 2020.
  • Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Dallas
    Advisor: Prof. Wei Yang, Dec 2018 - Apr 2019.
  • State Key Laboratory of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University
    Advisor: Prof. Wei Chen, Feb 2017 - Aug 2018.

What’s New

  • 06/2020, Student volunteer at SIGMOD 2020.
  • 04/2020, Boiler up! Incoming CS PhD student at Purdue University.
  • 03/2020, See you in ICLR 2020 virtual conference.
  • 10/2019, Actively looking for a Ph.D. position.
  • 07/2019, GraphTour of Neo4j at Chicago.
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Selected Awards

  • Excellent Bachelor Thesis Award, 2017
    Awarded to students with excellent graduate thesis, top ~5% students.
  • National Scholarship, 2016
    Highest level of scholarship set by Ministry of Education of China, top ~1% students.