Weiran Wang received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Merced, M.S. from Chengdu Institute of Computer Applications (Chengdu, China), and B.S. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China), all in Computer Science. His research interests include optimization, machine learning, and their applications. Since 2014, he has been a postdoctoral scholar working with Prof. Karen Livescu at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC).