/ About Me

I'm currently a G1 master student majoring in computational science and engineering in Harvard University. Through dual degree program, I received two bachelor's degrees: one from Simon Fraser University and the other from Zhejiang University.

My research interests include machine learning, computer vision and data mining.


  • Preferred Name : Jeffery Zhao
  • Phone : Click to view
  • Location : Cambridge, USA
  • Email : i@zzeyu.com
  • GitHub : zeruniverse
  • Website : https://zzeyu.com

/ News

+ I'll join NVIDIA as a software engineer.

/ Resume

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/ Education

2017-Present: Harvard University, USA, MSc

I enrolled in Dual Degree Program coordinated by Zhejiang University, P.R.China and Simon Fraser University, Canada. Therefore, I have my undergraduate life in two universities and two countries.

2014-2017: Simon Fraser University, Canada (Dual Degree Program), BSc

2012-2017: Zhejiang University, P.R.China (Dual Degree Program), BEng

/ Research Experience

I worked part-time (4 months full-time) as research assistant in Computational Logic Lab, SFU. Here, I worked with projects related to machine learning and data mining.

I also worked part-time as research assistant in Vision and Media Lab, SFU. Here, I worked with projects related to machine learning and computer vision.

Publications & Patents:

What is the Value of an Action in Ice Hockey? Q-Learning for the NHL
O. Schulte, Z. Zhao and K. Routley
MLSA 2015

A Markov Game Model for Valuing Actions, Locations, and Team Performance in Ice Hockey
O. Schulte, M. Khademi, S. Gholami, Z. Zhao, M. Javan and P. Desaulnier
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery

O. Schulte, S. Gholami, Z. Zhao, M. Javan and P. Desaulnier
U.S Patent

/ Work Experience

Research Assistant
Simon Fraser University, with prof. Ze-Nian Li
Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2016

Research Assistant
Simon Fraser University, with prof. Oliver Schulte
Jan. 2015 - Apr. 2017

Linux Kernel Developer Intern
Arista Networks Inc.
Sep. 2015 - Dec. 2015

/ My Projects

[NOT UP TO DATE! Please visit my GitHub profile for newest projects] Here're some selected projects I completed. Source code for some of them are accessible on my GitHub account. You can also click here to see a list of my projects

  • Gesture Recognition / In C/C++

  • Management System / In Web

  • QQRobot / In Python

  • Password Manager / In Web

  • Sensor Network / In Others

  • Scientific Calculator / In C/C++

  • Pipelined CPU / In Others

  • Company Website / In Web

  • Image Processor / In C/C++

  • Sudoku (Game) / In Others

/ Programming Language

  • C/C++
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • HTML/JavaScript/CSS
  • Python
  • Markdown

/ Operating System

  • CentOS
  • ArchLinux
  • Microsoft Windows
  • OpenSUSE
  • Ubuntu
  • OS X


  • Vim
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Dream Weaver
  • Eclipse

/ Version Control

  • SVN
  • Git

/ Computer Science Related

  • Mathematical Ability
  • Algorithm
  • Computer Vision
  • Database
  • Networking
  • Data Mining

/ Software

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Audition
  • Corel VideoStudio
  • XMind
  • iWork

/ Transferable Skills

  • Ability to Plan
  • Meet Deadline
  • Quick Self-learning
  • Information Collection
  • Open Minded
  • Leadership

/ Other

  • Driving
  • Photography
  • Piano
  • Know How to Google

/ 2018

  • Term GPA 4.0/4.0 (Harvard, Term: Fall)

/ 2017

  • M.Eng. Admission: CS@Berkeley
  • M.S. Admission: CS@UCSD
  • M.Eng. Admission: CS@Cornell
  • M.S. Admission: CS@Yale
  • M.S. Admission: CSE@Harvard
  • M.S. Admission: CS@UBC
  • Graduated from Simon Fraser University (First Class with Distinction)
  • GitHub Top 3K User
  • GitHub 1K Stars
  • SFU President's Honour Roll
  • SFU Dean's Honour Roll

/ 2016

  • SFU President's Honour Roll
  • SFU Dean's Honour Roll
  • CGPA Above 4.2/4.33 (SFU, Term: Spring)

/ 2015

  • SFU President's Honour Roll
  • SFU Dean's Honour Roll
  • SFU Open Scholarship
  • GitHub 300 Stars
  • GitHub Top 10K User
  • GitHub Trending Today
  • First Internship (Software Developer @Arista Network)
  • Term GPA 4.33/4.33 (SFU, Term: Spring)
  • Start Mathematics Minor (SFU)
  • CGPA Above 4.0/4.33 (SFU, At the end of Spring Term)
  • SFU Winter Programming Contest (5th Place, SFU)
  • Start Research Life (Work as Research Assistant) (SFU)

/ 2014

  • CGPA Above 3.5/4.33 (SFU, At the end of Fall Term)
  • First Course with Final Grade A+ (Artificial Intelligence, SFU)
  • ACM/ICPC Northwest (America) Regional (17th place)
  • Outstanding Student Award (Zhejiang University)
  • National Scholarship of P.R.China (Top 2% Zhejiang University)
  • Student Leadership Award (Zhejiang University)
  • First Course with Overall Grade 100/100 (Database Concept, Zhejiang University)
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship of Academic Year 2013 (1st class, Zhejiang University)

/ 2013

  • DDP Entrance Scholarship with Amount $10,000 CAD
  • Mathematics Modeling Contest of Zhejiang University (14th Place)
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship of Academic Year 2012 (1st class, Zhejiang University)
  • University Physics Contest of Zhejiang Province (2nd Prize)
  • Star Member of Student Union of Academic Year 2012 (Zhejiang University)

/ 2012

  • University Mathematics Contest of Zhejiang Province (2nd Prize)
  • First Course with Grade Point 5.0/5.0 (C Progamming Language)
  • Start volunteering in Academic & Cultural department in Student Union (Zhejiang University)
  • Admitted to Zhejiang University
  • Graduated from Ninghai High School

/ 2009

  • Admitted to Ninghai High School

/ 1994

  • Born

/ Travel

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/ TODO List

Seek for an summer intern

Study deep learning

Fall term courses

/ Wish List