Jia-Jie Zhu is a postdoctoral research fellow at Boston College. His research interests include machine learning, deep learning and optimization. His recent work focuses on applying deep learning techniques to semi-supervised learning tasks. In 2010, Dr. Zhu graduated from Fudan University with a B.Sc. degree in mathematics. He received his Ph.D. degree in mathematics under the supervision of Prof. William Hager at the University of Florida in 2015. Outside his own research area, Zhu is also interested in reinforcement learning and game theory.