Open Positions

I am looking for motivated students and postdocs interested in machine learning and optimization, especially reliable artificial intelligence. I am currently interested in the following topics:
  • Efficient adversarial training to improve adversarial robustness.

  • Adaptive robustness against different categories of attacks.

  • Optimization and generalization properties of existing robust learning methods.
I have several openings as follows. We offer competitive salaries. My email to receive applications is

Ph.D Students

If you are interested in doing a Ph.D at the City University of Hong Kong and working with me, you can apply in one of the following ways:
  • Submit an application. If you are interested in working with me, mention me in your research statement.

  • Apply directly by sending me an email with your CV and your undergraduate transcript. Please tell me your past research project and what you expect about doing a Ph.D.
Successful applicants are eligible to apply for Hong Kong Ph.D Fellowship Scheme. Ph.D students can be enrolled in the beginning of each semester. There are two normal semesters each year, starting at early Januaray and late August, respectively.


If you are interested in a Postdoc, please send me an email with your CV.

Research Assistant

If you are a Bachelor or Master student interested in doing an internship as research assistant, please send me an email with your CV.