Dr. Ziming Zhang is an assistant professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Before joining WPI he was a research scientist at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL) in 2016-2019. Prior to that, he was a research assistant professor at Boston University. Dr. Zhang received his PhD in 2013 from Oxford Brookes University, UK, under the supervision of Prof. Philip H. S. Torr. His research areas lie in computer vision and machine learning, especially in object recognition/detection, data-efficient learning (e.g. zero-shot learning) and applications (e.g. person re-identification), deep learning, optimization. His works have appeared in PAMI, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ACM Multimedia and NIPS. He serves as a review/PC member for top conferences (e.g. CVPR, ICCV, NIPS, ICML, ICLR, AAAI, AISTATS, IJCAI) and journals (e.g. PAMI, IJCV, JMLR). He won the R&D100 Award 2018.