Feng Liu (Assistant Professor at The University of Melbourne)


Miscellaneous


[Organizing Seminars, Professional Services, Academic Talks, Honors and Awards ]


Organizing Seminars


Professional Services

Special Sessions/Workshops/Tutorials/Challenges Organizer

  • ACML 2022 Workshop on Weakly Supervised Learning [ Website ]

  • IJCNN 2022 Special Session on Transfer Learning under Weak Supervision [ Website ]

  • ACML 2021 Workshop on Weakly Supervised Learning [ Website ]

  • FUZZ-IEEE 2021,2022 Special Session on Handling Uncertainty in Big Data by Fuzzy Systems [ Website ]

Conference SPC member

  • International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)

  • European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI)

Conference PC member

  • Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS)

  • International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)

  • International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR)

  • International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS)

  • Asian Conference on Machine Learning (ACML)

  • AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

  • IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE)

  • International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN)

Conference Session Chairs

  • Federated Learning and Transfer Learning in ACML2021

  • Machine Learning (Classification and Regression 2/2) in ECAI2020

  • Machine Learning (Dimensionality Reduction and Manifold Learning) in IJCAI2020

Journal Reviewers

  • Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR)

  • Transactions on Machine Learning Research (TMLR)

  • Machine Learning Journal (MLJ)

  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (IEEE-TPAMI)

  • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (IEEE-TNNLS)

  • IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (IEEE-TFS)


Academic Talks (including future talks)

  • Talk on "Deep Kernel Two-sample Testing and Its Applications", Cooperative Medianet Innovation Center, Shanghai Jiaotong University, online, Jul. 13, 2022 (Invited Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Towards Trustworthy Transfer Learning: Learning from the Wild", University of Western Ontario, online, Mar. 9, 2022 (Invited Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Deep Kernel Two-sample Testing and Its Applications", Guangzhou University, online, Jan. 15, 2022 (Invited Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Deep Kernel Two-sample Testing and Its Applications", School of Mathematics and Statistic, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 10, 2022 (Invited Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Recent Advances and Applications of Two-Sample Testing", NeurIPS Meetup Japan 2021, online, Dec. 14, 2021 (Invited Keynote Talk).

  • Talk on "Meta Two-sample Testing", NeurIPS Meetup Sydney 2021, online, Dec. 4, 2021 (Invited Talk).

  • Talk on "Recent Advances and Applications of Two-Sample Testing", ITEE Seminar, The University of Queensland, online, Oct. 13, 2021 (Invited Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Towards Trustworthy Transfer Learning: Learning from the Wild", RIKEN-AIP, online, March 9, 2021 (Invited Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Towards Realistic Machine Learning Algorithms", Guangzhou University, online, September 25, 2020 (Invited Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Learning Deep Kernels for Nonparametric Two Sample Test", Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL, London, UK, October 21, 2019 (Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Butterfly: A Panacea for All Difficulties in Wildly Unsupervised Domain Adaptation", RIKEN-AIP, Tokyo, Japan, June 26, 2019 (Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Discrepancy of Diverse Subsets for Distribution Comparison", 20th DeSI Workshop, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia, August 10, 2018 (Seminar Talk).

  • Talk on "Associative Ability for Computers: Heterogeneous Unsupervised Cross-domain Transfer Learning", 18th DeSI Workshop, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia, January 17, 2017 (Seminar Talk).


Selected Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Paper Award of NeurIPS (2022)

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award of NeurIPS (2021)

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award of ICLR (2021)

  • UTS Best PhD Thesis Award (Dean's list)

  • Best Student Paper Award from IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (2019)

  • UTS-FEIT HDR Research Excellence Award (2019)

  • Publons Peer Review Awards - Top 1% reviewers in Computer Science (2019, 2018)

  • Meritorious Winner in the International Mathematical Contest in Modelling (2011, team leader)