Laboratory of Machine Intelligence Research and Applications


Laboratory of Machine Intelligence Research and Applications (MIRA) brings together a team of faculty, engineers, and students who pursue high-impact innovation in the field of artificial intelligence research and application. MIRA is under the supervision of Professor Jie Wang (王杰) at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC, 中国科学技术大学). He has published many papers on top machine learning and data mining journals and conferences such as JMLR, TPAMI, NIPS, ICML, and KDD. He is an IEEE senior member and the PI of the research project funded by National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars.

Our work solves complex challenges across the areas of reinforcement learning, representation learning, optimization, and covers subjects such as deep reinforcement learning algorithm, distributed self-play system, large-scale distributed optimization algorithm, knowledge acquisition and reasoning, and automatic question answering.

Our research group keeps exploring critical questions in a range of scientific and technical disciplines, while MIRA provides a collaborative and supportive environment. MIRA prides itself on the excellence, diversity, and collaboration of its team. Please refer to People for more information.


We are recruiting strongly self-motivated talents — including undergraduates, graduates, and postdocs — to join our group.
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One paper accepted to NeurIPS 2021.
Congratulations to Zhanqiu and all coauthors.

Zhanqiu Zhang

Congratulations to GraphMIRAcles for being awarded as a winner in the WikiKG90M-LSC track of KDD Cup 2021.

Jianyu Cai

Jiajun Chen

Taoxing Pan

Zhanqiu Zhang

One paper accepted to ICDE 2021.
Congratulations to Xijun and all coauthors.

Xijun Li

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