Ji Liu is currently the head of AI platform, and directors of Kwai Seattle AI lab and FeDa Lab at Kwai Inc. His research interests include optimization, machine learning, health care, computer vision, and other data analytics. He has published 100+ papers in top-tier CS conferences and journals. He won the KDD best research paper award honorable mention in 2010, Facebook best student paper in UAI 2015, best paper runner up award in IEEE-TASE, IBM fellowship 2017, and MIT TR35 China. His research papers pulished in many top journals and conferences like JMLR, TPAMI, TIP, NIPS, ICML, UAI, ICCV, KDD, CVPR, ECCV, AAAI, IJCAI, etc.