Sijia Liu
    Pron.: Si-'gia Liu

    Research Staff Member
    MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab
    IBM Research

Sijia Liu
   Google Scholar

MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, IBM Research
75 Binney St
Cambridge, MA 02142


  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, May 2008
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University China, May 2011
  • PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Syracuse University, NY, March 2016
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, April 2016 - Dec. 2017

Research Interests
  • Zeroth-order optimization
  • Adversarial machine learning
  • Nonconvex optimization and deep learning
  • Online/distributed learning algorithms
  • Computational biology
  • Graph signal processing
  • Network resource management
  • Estimation/detection/information fusion

* Two papers were accepted by CVPR 2020
* Tutorial on "Zeroth Order Optimization: Theory and Applications to Deep Learning" was accepted by CVPR 2020 (Joint lecture with Pin-Yu Chen)
* One paper was accepted by ICLR 2020
* Two papers were accepted by AAAI 2020