Updated on September, 2017

Junli Ye

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UC Berkeley

Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Aug 2017 – Present

  • Concentration: Data Science & Systems
  • Capstone Project: Automatic Data Explration

University of Toronto

Summer School
Jul 2014 – Aug 2014

  • Courses: Business English, Academic Wellness & Global Leadership

Zhejiang University 

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science & Technology
Sep 2013 – Jun 2017

  • Overall GPA: 3.92/4.00
  • Awards: First-class Academic Scholarship (Top 5%); Meritorious Winner in Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), COMAP; Excellent Graduate of Zhejiang Province



Ant Financial, Alibaba Group

Java Engineer Intern
May 2017 – Jun 2017

  • Used MVC framework to build a visualization website called Global Eye, an internal tool in Alibaba Group for analyzing the international consumption data on Alipay
  • Responsible for constructing backend program to fetch data from the database according to different filtering options and permission system

University of Alberta

Research Assistant to Prof. Yau Shu Wong
Jul 2016 – Sep 2016

Topic 1: Machine-Learning Based Toxin Classification

  • Used bioinformatics toxin classification to reduce costs for pharmaceuticals by replacing complex wet lab biological experiments; investigated machine learning methods based on the change curve of cell number in toxicant solution
  • Introduced a shapelet transformation for feature extraction and random forest for classification, and attained 94% classification accuracy, a 5% improvement from state-of-the-art papers; further improved shapelet transformation by introducing discretization of attributes, and raised the accuracy by another 3%
  • Presented research findings at Banff Venture Forum 2016, Canada’s premier company financing event

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Topic 2: Intelligent Irrigation Control System Design

  • Assisted a startup in designing a water-saving irrigation sprinkler by providing mathematical models and control algorithms that could counter the effects of wind, avoid out-of-bounds spraying, and attain uniform water distribution
  • Individually implemented the algorithms in C; assisted a colleague to deploy it on the Arduino control module; Optimized the control algorithms, improving the efficiency by 7.3 times and the precision by 2.5 times
  • Submitted a paper to Catena as a co-author

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Programming: Proficient in Java, C/C++, MATLAB, SQL, familiar with Python, TensorFlow

Languages: Native in Chinese, Cantonese, proficient in English (TOEFL 108; GRE V159 Q170 AW4.0)

Interests: Composing Music, Guitar, Drums, Beatboxing