I am a PhD student affiliated with the MONDEGO group at the University of California, Irvine. My advisor is Prof. Cristina V. Lopes. I received my M.Sc in Computing and Information Science from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi, and B. Eng in Software Engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi'an.
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I study robust mechanism design to achieve desirable objectives in dynamic environments. My research interests lie generally in the areas of distributed artificial intelligence, interactive machine learning, algorithmic economics, and human-machine interaction. My current work focuses on: (1) mechanism design to induce cooperation among agents with different interests for online platforms (e.g., ridesharing, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing); (2) learning in sequential decision making problems with uncertainty; (3) design and development of scalable simulation frameworks for modeling cooperative social-technological systems.
I have participated in the following research projects:
An Online Mechanism for Ridesharing in Autonomous Mobility-on-Demand Systems.
In Proceedings of the 25th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2016)
New York City, NY (Acceptance rate: 24%, 2294 submissions).
Paper, DOI, Presentation, Poster
Managing Autonomous Mobility on Demand Systems for Better Passenger Experience.
In Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA 2015)
Bertinoro, Italy (Acceptance rate: 31%).
Robust Model-based Fault Diagnosis for Air Handling Units.
Energy and Buildings, Vol.86(2015), pp. 698-707.
ARX Model Based Fault Detection and Diagnosis for Chillers using Support Vector Machines.
Energy and Buildings, Vol.81(2014), pp. 287-295.
An Ensemble Model for Day-ahead Electricity Demand Time Series Forecasting.
In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Future Energy Systems (ACM e-Energy'13)
Berkeley, California (Acceptance rate: 28.95%).
Implementing Spam Filter By Improving Naïve Bayesian Algorithm.
Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University , Vol.28, no.4, pp.622-627, 2010.
Paper (In Chinese), DOI, Citations: 22
1. W. Shen, A. A. Khemiri, W. Al-Enezi, I. Rahwan, and J. W. Crandall
Tradeoffs in Regulating Highly Automated Robot Ecologies.
Regulating Self-Adaptive Multi-Agent Systems with Real-Time Interventions.
Master Thesis, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, June 2013. (Passed with no corrections required)
Thesis Committee: Jacob W. Crandall (Chair), Iyad Rahwan, Zeyar Aung. Date: May 15th, 2013
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I love reading classics, both Chinese and English. Besides, I enjoy being a backpacker. I'm also a fan of Saxophone, especially soprano.
I'm a tea addict, especially to green tea. I drink tea to stay awake because life is short.
University of California Irvine
408B, ICS Building
Irvine, CA 92697, USA
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