Zheng Shi

Zheng Shi

Team Lead, Data Science | Ph.D., Machine Learning & Optimization

Zheng Shi is a team lead and technical leader in data science and artificial intelligence at IBM. His areas of interests include machine learning, deep learning, optimization, algorithm development, and data analytics.

Zheng received his Ph.D. degree in 2022 and worked as a part-time research assistant (2016-2022) on designing and analyzing machine learning algorithms at Lehigh University. Zheng joined IBM as a data scientist in 2013. Prior to joining IBM, he received his M.S. in operations research from Lehigh University.

Zheng was born and raised in Qingxu (Est. 497 BC) of China, and earned two undergraduate degrees, B.Econ in Finance from Nankai University and B.A. in English from Tianjin University.

Skills & Interests

Data Science

Machine Learning | Deep Learning | Optimization

Artificial Intelligence

Language/Graph/Multimodal | Automation

Team Bullding

Mentoring/Coaching | Team building from scratch

Soccer

Since Childhood

Weightlifting

Getting very heavy

Reading

History is favorite

Work Experience

 
 
 
 
 
AI, Machine Learning, Analytics, and Automation
MLOR Team, IBM
Team Lead, Data Science
AI, Machine Learning, Analytics, and Automation
MLOR Team, IBM
July 2020 – Present
 
 
 
 
 
Machine Learning
IBM
Senior Data Scientist
Machine Learning
IBM
October 2018 – July 2020
 
 
 
 
 
Algorithm Design and Analysis for Machine Learning
Lehigh University
Research Assistant
Algorithm Design and Analysis for Machine Learning
Lehigh University
September 2016 – May 2022
 
 
 
 
 
Data Analytics, Optimization, and Application Development
IBM
Staff/Advisory Data Scientist
Data Analytics, Optimization, and Application Development
IBM
September 2013 – October 2018

Education

 
 
 
 
 
Field: Machine Learning and Optimization
Lehigh University
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering
Field: Machine Learning and Optimization
Lehigh University
September 2016 – May 2022
 
 
 
 
 
Field: Operations Research
Lehigh University
M.S. Industrial Engineering
Field: Operations Research
Lehigh University
September 2010 – January 2013
 
 
 
 
 
Nankai University
B.Econ. Finance
Nankai University
March 2007 – July 2009
 
 
 
 
 
Tianjin University
B.A. English Literature
Tianjin University
September 2005 – July 2009

Latest News

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Paper accepted by TMLR.

Paper accepted by TMLR.

👋 AI-SARAH is accepted by TMLR for publication.

Nominated as an IBM Premier Tech leader

Nominated as an IBM Premier Tech leader

👋 Zheng Shi is recognized as one of the top 1% technical leaders at IBM.

Successfully defended Ph.D. dissertation

Successfully defended Ph.D. dissertation

👋 Zheng Shi passed his dissertation defense.

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