I am a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Azure AI, primarily working on building large-scale multimodal foundation models, under Project Florence-VL. I received my Ph.D. degree from Duke University in Spring 2018. Before that, I received my Master's and B.Sc. from Peking University in 2013 and 2010, respectively. My Ph.D. advisor is Lawrence Carin. I can be reached at zhe.gan@microsoft.com.

I am serving (or, has served) as an Area Chair for NeurIPS 2022/2021/2020/2019, ICML 2022/2021, ICLR 2023/2021, CVPR 2023, ECCV 2022, ACL 2022/2021, NAACL 2022, EMNLP 2022, AAAI 2023/2022, and a Senior Program Committee (SPC) member for AAAI 2021/2020, and received AAAI-20 Outstanding SPC Award. Together with my co-authors, I have also received the Best Student Paper Honorable Mention Awards at CVPR 2021 and WACV 2021, respectively.

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