Education & Work

With Rob Kostald, head coach of USACO
Zeyuan being awarded the World Champion's Prize
by Rob Kostald, the head coach of USACO
@ Merida, Mexico, 2006

Tsinghua University

I'm on the academic job market for 2017 Fall.

Selected Awards

Full list see here.

2013 Simons Award for TCS Graduate Student  
2009 Best Student Paper Runner Up‏ IEEE ICDM 2009.
2009 Microsoft Young Fellow  
2009 World’s 2nd Place ($3000) ACM/ICPC World Final .
2009 Outstanding Prize (Highest Award) USA Mathematical Contest in Modeling.
2008 World’s 2nd Place ($5000) Google Code Jam 2008 World Final.
2006 World Champion USA Computing Olympiad.
2005/6 Gold Medal × 2 International Olympiad in Informatics.
A family photo of my gold and silver medals
A family photo of my gold and silver medals

Personal Information

Research Areas

Algorithms, Optimization, Machine Learning, Game Theory

Research Interests

My research interests lie in algorithm design in its broadest sense as well as in the mathematical modeling for physical, social, economic, and biological systems. My research papers are mostly regarding the core mathematics for subjects across theoretical computer science, machine learning, and statistics.

Conferences & Journals