I am a Research Scientist and Manager at Apple AI/ML, primarily working on building large-scale vision and multimodal foundation models. Before joining Apple, I was a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Azure AI, working on Project Florence-VL. I received my Ph.D. degree from Duke University in Spring 2018, and my Master's and B.Sc. degree from Peking University in 2013 and 2010, respectively. My Ph.D. advisor is Lawrence Carin. I can be reached at pkuganzhe@gmail.com and zhe.gan@apple.com.

I am serving (or, has served) as a Senior Area Chair (SAC) for ACL 2025, EMNLP 2024, an Area Chair for NeurIPS 2024/2023/2022/2021/2020/2019, ICML 2024/2023/2022/2021, ICLR 2024/2023/2021, CVPR 2024/2023, ECCV 2022, WACV 2024, ACL 2024/2022/2021, NAACL 2024/2022, EMNLP 2023/2022, COLM 2024, 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 been honored with the Best Student Paper Honorable Mention Awards at CVPR 2021 and WACV 2021, respectively.

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