Zhao joined Facebook in June 2015 as a research scientist in the the Applied Machine Learning Group where he works on automatic speech recognition and natural language understanding. His current research interests are deep learning, natural language understanding and dialogue systems.

Zhao received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and System Engineering at Washington University in 2015, with a focus on optimization.

Interests

Deep learning, Optimization algorithms, Speech recognition, Natural language processing and Dialogue system.