Zichen Miao

Zichen Miao


MSEE 289, Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN 47907

miaoz [at] purdue.edu

I am a 4th year PhD student in Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, advised by Prof. Qiang Qiu. My current research interests are machine learning and computer vision.

Previously, I got my B.S. from School of Automation and Electrical Engineering, Beihang University in 2019.


  • Microsoft Research & Azure (2023.05-2023.08)
    Research Intern
    Mentors: Jiang Wang, Zicheng Liu

(* means equal contribution.)

  • Training Diffusion Models Towards Diverse Image Generation with Reinforcement Learning
    Zichen Miao, Jiang Wang, Ze Wang, Zhengyuan Yang, Lijuan Wang, Qiang Qiu, Zicheng Liu
    CVPR 2024

  • Training Bayesian Neural Networks with Sparse Subspace Variational Inference
    Junbo Li, Zichen Miao, Qiang Qiu, Ruqi Zhang
    ICLR 2024

  • Inner Product-based Neural Network Similarity
    Wei Chen*, Zichen Miao*, Qiang Qiu
    NeurIPS 2023

  • Continual Learning With Filter Atom Swapping
    Zichen Miao, Ze Wang, Wei Chen, Qiang Qiu
    ICLR 2022 (Spotlight)
    [pdf] [code]

  • Spatiotemporal Joint Filter Decomposition in 3D Convolutional Neural Networks
    Zichen Miao, Ze Wang, Xiuyuan Cheng, Qiang Qiu
    NeurIPS 2021

  • Learning to Learn Dense Gaussian Processes for Few-Shot Learning
    Ze Wang*, Zichen Miao*, Xiantong Zhen, Qiang Qiu
    NeurIPS 2021

  • Image Generation using Continuous Filter Atoms
    Ze Wang, Seunghyun Hwang, Zichen Miao, Qiang Qiu
    NeurIPS 2021 (Spotlight)

  • Adaptive Convolutions with Per-pixel Dynamic Filter Atom
    Ze Wang, Zichen Miao, Jun Hu, Qiang Qiu
    ICCV 2021
    [pdf] [code]

  • Graph Neural Networks with Low-rank Learnable Local Filters
    Xiuyuan Cheng, Zichen Miao, Qiang Qiu
    ICLR 2021 (Spotlight)
    [pdf] [code]