About Me

I am a second-year PhD student in Computer Science at University of Rochester, advised by Prof. Zhen Bai. Before that, I did my master degree at University of Minnesota with Prof. Haiyi Zhu. My reaserch interests focus on human-computer interaction, knowledge representation & resaoning and social computing.


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Rochester
    2019 - Present
  • M.S in Computer Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    2017 - 2019
  • B.Eng in Software Engineering, Shaanxi Normal University
    2013 - 2017

Work Experience

  • Research Assistant, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    2019.06 - Present
  • Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    2018.02 - 2019.05
  • Research Intern, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China
    2017.02 - 2017.07


  • CSC 282/482: Design and analysis of algorithm, Spring 2020


  • Weiwen Leung*, Zheng Zhang*, Daviti Jibuti, Jinhao Zhao, Maximilian A Klein, Casey Pierce, Lionel Robert, Haiyi Zhu. Race, Gender and Beauty: The Effect of Information Provision Affects Online Hiring Biases. CHI'20 [Preprint] (* means equal contribution)
  • Hao-Fei Cheng, Ruotong Wang, Zheng Zhang, Fiona O'Connell, Terrance Gray, Max Harper, Haiyi Zhu. Explaining Decision-Making Algorithms through UI: Strategies to Help Non-Expert Stakeholders. CHI’19 [PDF]


  • [12/09/2019] Our paper about online hiring bias has been accepted to CHI'20!
  • [10/01/2019] Please find my CSC400 proposal here