About Me

I am a PhD student in Machine Learning at University of Cambridge (Machine Learning Group, Computational and Biological Learning Lab) and Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (Department of Empirical Inference), under the Cambridge-Tübingen PhD Fellowship in Machine Learning. My supervisors are Professor José Miguel Hernández-Lobato, Professor Bernhard Schölkopf, and Dr Hong Ge.

I am keen on basic research in machine learning and its scientific applications. My research interest lies at the intersection of probabilistic methods, deep learning, and causal inference. I aim to develop efficient machine learning methods for robust prediction and realistic data generation.

  • Representation Learning
  • Generative Modeling
  • Multi-task/Meta Learning
  • Probabilistic Modeling
  • Causal Modeling
  • Optimization
  • AI for Science
  • PhD in Machine Learning

    University of Cambridge and Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

  • MPhil in Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence, Distinction, 2021

    University of Cambridge

  • BSc (Hons) in Mathematics, First Class, 2020

    University of Manchester


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(2023). It HAS to be Subjective: Human Annotator Simulation via Zero-shot Density Estimation. arXiv preprint 2310.00486.

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(2023). Leveraging Task Structures for Improved Identifiability in Neural Network Representations. ICML 2023 SCIS Workshop.

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(2022). Optimal Client Sampling for Federated Learning. TMLR 2022.

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(2022). An Evaluation Framework for the Objective Functions of De Novo Drug Design Benchmarks. ICLR 2022 MLDD Workshop.

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(2021). Causal Representation Learning for Latent Space Optimization. MPhil Thesis, University of Cambridge.

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(2020). To Ensemble or Not Ensemble: When Does End-to-End Training Fail?. ECML 2020.

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  • wc337@cam.ac.uk
  • St Edmund’s College, Cambridge CB3 0BN, United Kingdom,