Zhihong Chen is a first-year Ph.D. student (expected to graduate around July 2024) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. He is supervised jointly by Prof. Tsung-Hui Chang, Prof. Xiang Wan and Prof. Yan Song.

He received the B.Eng. degree from Sun Yat-sen University in 2019, and then became a PhD student at SSE, CUHKSZ and SRIBD. His research interests include natural language processing and deep learning, particularly focusing on medical big data.


  • 2019 - present
    Ph.D. in Computer and Information Engineering
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

  • 2015 - 2019
    B.Eng. in Communication Engineering
    Sun Yat-sen University

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Excellent Graduation Thesis
  • 2018 National Scholarship (with ranking 1/109)
  • 2018 First-class Scholarship for Excellent Students
  • 2018 Meritorious Winner, MCM/ICM Contest


  • Weixuan Wang, Zhihong Chen, Haifeng Hu, Hierarchical Attention Network for Image Captioning, Proceeding of Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence