Jie Fu (付杰) is a happy and funny visiting scholar at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), chasing his human-friendly big AI dream.
He was a postdoctoral fellow (funded by Microsoft Research Montreal) supervised by Yoshua Bengio at University of Montreal, Quebec AI Institute (Mila). He was an IVADO postdoctoral fellow supervised by Chris Pal at Polytechnique Montreal, Quebec AI Institute (Mila). He worked as a researcher (PI) at BAAI (智源人工智能研究院). He obtained his PhD from National University of Singapore under the supervision of Tat-Seng Chua. He received ICLR 2021 Outstanding Paper Award.
He is currently working towards safe, scalable system-2, mixed-modal interactive LLMs that are capable of observing, acting, and receiving feedback iteratively from external entities. More concretely: