Chaoqi Yang

Master of Science
Graduate Research Assistant
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

chaoqiy2 [at]
never_say_never [at]
(+86) 158-2118-8556



I am not a dull computer science student. In some sense, I am a "perfectionist". I like to go out, try new things, know new people and make more friends. [See more...]

Sports: Ping-pong (good at it, 10+ years), Swimming (breaststroke 5/5, freestyle 3/5, backstroke 3/5, butterfly 0/5), Badminton (not bad, 3 years), Skiing (1/5), Ice Skating (1/5), Billiards (2/5)

Travel: China ,    USA ,    Italy


Shaoxing No.1 High School
High School, Honor Class
Provincial 1st Prize, Chinese Mathematical Olympid (CMO)
Sep. 2012 - Jul. 2015, Zhejiang, China

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)
B.E., Information Security
Research Assistant: Social Network Analysis
Sep. 2015 - Jul. 2019, Shanghai, China

Tencent Social Ads
Research Intern: Reinforcement Learning, Real-time Bidding
Nov. 2018 - Jun. 2019, Beijing, China
A Talk: RL Application in RTB

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
M.S., Computer Science
Research Assistant: Social Simulation
Aug. 2019 - May 2021, Illinois, the USA

Honors and Awards:

  • [Apr. 2019] Outstanding Graduates of Shanghai
  • [Dec. 2018] Top-10 Merit Student Honor
  • [Oct. 2018] ACM SIGIR Travel Grant
  • [Sep. 2018] Rongchang Innovation Scholarship
  • [Sep. 2017] HUAWEI Scholarship
  • [Sep. 2016] Guanghua Scholarship