Chaochao Lu is a PhD student of Machine Learning Group at the University of Cambridge, where he is co-supervised by Prof. Zoubin Ghahramani and Prof. José Miguel Hernández-Lobato, advised by Prof. Carl Edward Rasmussen, and also jointly supervised by Prof. Bernhard Schölkopf and Dr. Michael Hirsch at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems under the Cambridge-Tübingen PhD Programme.
Previously he obtained the M.Phil degree in Multimedia Laboratory at the Chinese University of Hong Kong under the supervision of Prof. Xiaoou Tang who is also founder of SenseTime. He also works closely with Prof. Chen Change Loy and Prof. Xiaogang Wang. Before that, he received the B.Eng degree in Software Engineering from Nanjing University.
His main research interest is machine learning, both in theory and in practice, especially involving how to combine advantages of causal inference, Bayesian reasoning, reinforcement learning as well as deep learning, and apply them to real-world problems in various fields, such as computer vision and healthcare.