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Dr Mengyan Zhang

Research Member of Common Room

Senior Research Associate

Department of Computer Science

Mengyan Zhang is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Oxford, under the supervision of Prof Seth Flaxman. Prior to that she studied for a PhD at the Australian National University and Data61, CSIRO (awarded 2023.02), under the supervision of Dr Cheng Soon Ong, Prof Lexing Xie and Prof Eduardo Eyras. Her research interests are online experimental design in machine learning, including multi-armed bandits and active learning. She works on both theoretical and practical views of experimental design with two goals: (I) Designing adaptive strategies for imperfect feedback. Understanding the concentration of measures and adaptive strategies involved. (II) Designing the pipeline and recommendation strategies from a practical point of view, including applications in survey design, global health and biology.