I am currently a freshman at Yale-NUS College. Prior to college, I worked as a full-time research intern at Lab of Medical Mechatronics, National University of Singapore. My primary research interests include Machine Learning, Affective Computing, and Cognitive Science.
You can email me at zhangliu(at)u(dot)yale-nus(dot)edu(dot)sg.
Projects & Publications
Emotion Recognition from EEG using Hybrid Deep Neural Networks
When Siri Knows How You Feel: Study of Machine Learning in Automatic Sentiment Recognition from Human Speech
Details: This project is an independent project during Nanyang Research Programme. My supervisor/mentor is Associate Professor NG Yin Kwee.
Awards (at sudent conferences/competitions):
IEEE Sponsored FICC 2018 (expected to be published in the proceedings after the conference on April 5-6, 2018)
Research on Neuroscience of Love
Details: This project is a group project where I wrote a review paper with other members on neuroscience and emotions. The paper is published in Brain Book, Chapter 6. My mentor is Assistant Professor Jean Liu.
Neuroscience Research on Autism Spectrum Disorder
Details: This project is a group project where I wrote a review paper with other members on the current neuroscience research about Autism Spectrum Disorder. This is part of the programme at the NUS Sunburst Brain Camp, a neuroscience summer camp.
Effects of Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics on Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (HCAP)
Details: This project is a group project where I wrote a conducted systematic literature review and statistical analysis for the group. We represented Singapore at the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition and won the Silver Award.
Girls Dynamite: Girls Making ICT a Lifestyle
President, Mathematics and Computing Club, Anglo-Chinese Junior College (2016-2017)
Vice-President (Talent Development), Science and Mathematics Council (SMC), Anglo-Chinese Junior College (2016-2017)
Overall In-Charge (IC), Open House CCA Showcase, CCA Exhibition & CCA Recruitment (2017)
Event IC, Vietnam Educational Program – SOS Village (2016)
Assistant Event IC, Heyday (2016), International C. B. Paul Quiz (2017)
Computer Science Question Setter, International C. B. Paul Quiz (2017, 2018)
Committee Chairman, International Biomedical Quiz (2016 & 2017), International C. B. Paul Quiz (2016 & 2017), International Young Whizzes Challenge (2016)
Prefect, Student Council Training and Development Committee, Swiss Cottage Secondary School (2014-2015)
Organizer, Swiss Cottage Secondary School Secondary One Orientation (2014), Student Council Recruitment (2014)
Team Leader, RoboCup (2015), SMU Youth Innovation Challenge (2015), National Junior Robotics Competition (2014)
My Idea Blog (Primary), where I share any random ideas and thoughts my brain is obsessed with.
Books (AI, Philosophy, Linguistics, Detective Fiction, Scifi, Classics)
Currently reading: GEB by Douglas Hofstadter; QED and FLP by Richard Feynman; Deep Learning by Ian Goodfellow
Favorites: Think by Simon Blackburn; The Book Thief by Markus Zusak; Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë; Orlando by Virginia Woolf; The Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy by Douglas Adams; Sentiment Analysis by Liu Bing; 1984 by George Orwell; The Greek Coffin Mystery by Ellery Queen
Movies (Psychological Thriller, Scifi, Mystery)
Arrival (2017); Coherence (2013); Her (2013); Black Swan (2010); Butterfly (2004); Mulholland Drive (2001)