Welcome to Shaofeng Zou's Homepage

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My research interests include statistical signal processing, machine learning and information theory.

Current research projects include:

  • Reinforcement learning

  • Generalization and model compression in machine learning

  • Security and privacy

  • Event detection in networks

  • Quickest change detection and sequential analysis

About me

I am an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. I was a postdoc at Coordinated Science Lab, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Jul 2016 to Aug 2018. I completed the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Syracuse University in May, 2016. I received the B. E. degree (with honors) from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2011.

To Prospective Students

  • PhD students: Students with strong backgrounds in machine learning, signal processing, communication networks, mathematics, and statistics are encouraged to email me about potential positions in our group. Please include your resume, undergraduate/graduate transcripts. Currently, there is no funded position available.

  • Research Opportunities for Undergraduate/Master Students: Both master and undergraduate students at the University at Buffalo are encouraged to discuss with me if you are interested in my research.

  • Visiting scholars/students are also highly welcome.