Xizhi Xiao | 肖茜之

I’m a junior undergraduate student at Peking University, majoring in artificial intelligence. I joined the Tong Class (an AGI program founded by Prof. Song-Chun Zhu), being a member and the monitor in the class of 2021. I’m also affiliated with the PKU Cognitive Reasoning Lab and a research intern at the Beijing Institute for General Artificial Intelligence (BIGAI). I'm fortunate to be advised by Prof. Yixin Zhu, Dr. Lifeng Fan, and Prof. Song-Chun Zhu.

I have broad interests in artificial intelligence, cognitive science, social psychology, and neuroscience. My research focuses on exploring the underlying mechanism of human social cognition and engineering machine social intelligence to build socially intelligent systems that can interact with humans safely. Presently, I focus on modeling normative concepts such as ownership and morality.

Outside of science, I enjoy dancing, baking, and watching movies and documentaries.

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  • [Aug 15 2023] Invited talk on “Modeling Causal Reasoning in Conscious Turing Machine” at IJTCS-FAW 2023 Conscious Turing Machine (CTM) workshop

  • Experience

    Beijing Institute for General Artificial Intelligence (BIGAI)
    2023.06 - Present
    Research Intern (volunteer)
    Advisor: Dr. Lifeng Fan
    PKU Cognitive Reasoning Lab
    2023.04 - Present
    Advisor: Prof. Yixin Zhu
    Tong Class, Yuanpei College, Peking University (PKU)
    2021.09 - Present
    Undergraduate Student
    Advisor: Prof. Yixin Zhu and Prof. Song-Chun Zhu

    Service and Teaching

  • Reviewer: CogSci 2024
  • Teaching Assistant: Mathematical Foundation for AI (Spring 2024), Peking University

  • Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2023: Social Work Excellence Award sponsored by Yicong Huang, Peking University
  • 2022: Third Prize for Summer Research Practice, Beijing Institute for General Artificial Intelligence (BIGAI)
  • 2021: XueErSi Boya Scholarship, Peking University
  • 2021: Mingde Scholarship, Peking University
  • 2021: Rank 1st/570k+, National College Entrance Examination

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