Renbo Zhao


Research Engineer,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE),
Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management (ISEM),
National University of Singapore (NUS)

M.Sc. Candidate (part-time, by research),
Department of Mathematics (Math),
National University of Singapore (NUS)

Communications & Networks Laboratory,
Blk E4 #06-12, Engineering Drive 3,
NUS, Singapore, 117576

Email: elezren AT nus DOT edu DOT sg

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Research Interests

My research interests include large-scale optimization methods and information theory, as well as their applications in signal processing and machine learning. Specific interests include

  • stochastic optimization and nonlinear programming

  • optimization and crowdsourcing over networks

  • online and reinforcement learning

  • (online) matrix factorization


Professional Experiences

Professional Services

Reviewer for

  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing

  • IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing

  • IEEE International Symposium on Information Thoery (ISIT) 2016, 2017

  • IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2017, 2018

Selected Awards

  • SM2 Undergraduate Scholarship, Singapore Ministry of Education, Aug. 2011 - May 2015

  • ST Electronics Prize, to the top sophomore student in EE, Jun. 2013

  • Undergraduate Research Merit Awards, Faculty of Engineering, Jul. 2014 and Jul. 2015

  • Student Travel Award, 20th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, Apr. 2017

  • Student Travel Award, 33rd Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI), Sydney, Australia, Aug. 2017