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Short Bio

I am currently a final year M.S. student in the School of Computer Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China(USTC), supervised by Prof. Thomas Weise and Pro. Bin Li. Before that, I received the B.E degree in Department of Information and Computing Technology from the Qingdao University of Technology(QUT) in QingDao, 2015.


  • [07/2017] Do the presentation on GECCO, 2017, Berlin.
  • [05/2017] Top 0.3% (13/4224) on the National Jingdong JData Algorithm Contest - High Potential User Purchase Intention Prediction. [link]
  • [03/2017] Paper on modeling optimization has been accepted to GECCO.
  • [10/2016] My team achieved Top 10(Rank 9/1600+) in the big data competition TalkingData Mobile User Demographics[link] hold by Kaggle

Research Interests

Machine Learning, Algorithms Behavior Analyasis, Combinatorial Optimizaiton, Reinforcement Learning etc.


Modeling optimization algorithm runtime behavior and its applications.
Qi Qi, Thomas Weise, Bin Li. [paper]
Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), 2017.

Combining Two Local Searches with Crossover: An Efficient Hybrid Algorithm for the Traveling Salesman Problem.
Weichen Liu, Thomas Weise, Yuezhong Wu, and Qi Qi. 2017
Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), 2017.

Professional Activities

Membership of ACM Student


My hobbies: badminton, travelling.

Last updated date: 08/12/2017.