Prof. Ce Zhang

Research Area: Machine Learning, Systems

Prof. Ce Zhang’s research aims to make machine learning techniques widely accessible, while being cost-efficient and trustworthy, to everyone who wants to use them to make our world a better place. He believes in a system approach to enabling this goal, and his current research focuses on building next-​generation machine learning platforms and systems that are data-​centric, human-​centric, and declaratively scalable. 
Before joining ETH, Ce finished his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-​​Madison and spent another year as a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford, both times advised by Christopher Ré. His work has received recognitions such as the SIGMOD Best Paper Award, SIGMOD Research Highlight Award, Google Focused Research Award, an ERC Starting Grant, and has been featured and reported by Science, Nature, the Communications of the ACM, and a various media outlets such as Atlantic, WIRED, Quanta Magazine, etc.