Luowei Zhou

Robotics Institute

University of Michigan

Research Experience 

  • Computer Vision Lab, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.

          Graduate Research Assistant, 04/2016 - present

          Advisor: Prof. Jason Corso​​

  • Salesforce Research, Palo Alto, CA, U.S.

          Deep Learning Research Intern, 05/2017 - 08/2017

          Advisor: Dr. Caiming Xiong and Dr. Richard Socher​​

  • Research Center for Novel Technology of Intelligent Equipments, Nanjing University, P.R. China

          Research Assistant, 10/2013- 07/2015

          Advisor: Prof. Chunlin Chen and Dr. Pei Yang

  • Video Processing Lab, University of California, San Diego,  University of California, San Diego, CA, U.S.

          Visiting Research Student, 08/2014 - 09/2014

          Advisor: Prof. Truong Nyugen​​


  • L. Zhou, Y. Zhou, J. J. Corso, R. Socher and C. Xiong "End-to-End Dense Video Captioning with Masked Transformer", to appear in CVPR 2018. Paper PDF

  • L. Zhou, C. Xu and J. J. Corso "Towards Automatic Learning of Procedures from Web Instructional Videos", AAAI 2018, oral. Paper PDF

  • L. Zhou, C. Xu, P. Koch and J. J. Corso "Watch What You Just Said: Image Captioning with Text-Conditional Attention", ACM Multimedia (Thematic Workshops) 2017: 305-313.  Paper PDF

  • L. Zhou, P. Yang, C. Chen and Y. Gao, "Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning with Sparse Interactions by Negotiation and Knowledge Transfer", IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics 2017, 47 (5): 1238 - 1250. Paper PDF

  • L. Zhou, P. Yang and C. Chen, "Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning with Sparse Interactions by Negotiation and Knowledge Transfer", IJCAI (Workshops) 2016, oral. Paper PDF

  • L. Zhou, Y. Shi, J. Wang and P. Yang "A Balanced Heuristic Mechanism for Multi-robot Task Allocation of Intelligent Warehouses", Mathematical Problems in Engineering 2014: 1-10. Paper PDF

Honors and Awards 

  • Outstanding Winner Award of Mathematical Contest in Modeling (top 0.2%), 04/2014. Paper PDF
  • Top ten undergraduate thesis of Nanjing University, 07/2015. Thesis
  • Sienhua New and Tsu Way Shen Memorial Award (top 1, awarded by UMich), 12/2015.
  • ​National Scholarship  (top 1%)​​, 10/2012.
  • Red Sun Scholarship (top 2%), 10/2014.
  • ​2nd Prize, the 17th Forum of Sciences & Arts of Nanjing University, 05/2014.
  • Outstanding Graduates of Nanjing University (top 15%), 5/2015.
  • ​Outstanding Students of Nanjing University (top 5%), 10/2012.