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About Me

Here is Zihao Wei.

I am a first year master student majoring in Computer Science at Universtiy of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Currently, I serve as a research assistant, advised by Prof. Andrew Owens. I previously worked with with Prof. Cihang Xie and Prof. Yuyin Zhou during the summer research at UCSC.

If you are interested in any aspect of me, I would love to chat and collaborate, please email me at - zihaowei@umich.edu

Academic Background

[Highlight] I am actively looking for PhD position to start in 2025 Fall. Contact me if you have any leads!

  • Aug 2023 - Present: University of Michigan (MS, Computer Science)
  • Aug 2021 - Apr 2023: University of Michigan (BSE, Computer Science)
  • Sep 2019 - Aug 2023: Shanghai Jiao Tong University (BSE, Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Research Interests

  • Representation Learning
  • Multimodality Learning
  • Generative Model
  • Medical Image

My current research revolves finding optimal representations across diverse modalities, aiming to establish robust foundations for downstream tasks within the field of computer vision.

News and Updates

  • Apr 2024: One first author paper is accepted by the Efficient Deep Learning for Computer Vision Workshop 2024 at CVPR.
  • Feb 2024: Two co-first author papers is accepted by CVPR 2024.
  • Aug 2023: One first author papers is accepted by PRICAI 2023.
  • Jun 2023: One co-first author papers is accepted as oral by MICCAI 2023.

Selected Papers

italics denotes equal contribution

  • Masked Autoencoders are Secretly Efficient Learners
    Zihao Wei, Chen Wei, Jieru Mei, Yutong Bai, Zeyu Wang, Xianhang Li, Hongru Zhu, Huiyu Wang, Alan Yuille, Yuyin Zhou and Cihang Xie
    Efficient Deep Learning for Computer Vision Workshop 2024 at CVPR (CVPRW 2024 oral)

  • Efficient Vision-Language Pre-training by Cluster Masking
    Zihao Wei, Zixuan Pan and Andrew Owens
    Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2024 (CVPR 2024)

  • MicroDiffusion: Implicit Representation-Guided Diffusion for 3D Reconstruction from Limited 2D Microscopy Projections
    Mude Hui, Zihao Wei, Hongru Zhu, Fei Xia and Yuyin Zhou
    Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2024 (CVPR 2024)

  • A-ESRGAN: Training Real-World Blind Super-Resolution with Attention U-Net Discriminators
    Zihao Wei, Yidong Huang, Yuang Chen, Chenhao Zheng and Jingnan Gao
    Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2023: Trends in Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI 2023)

  • SwinMM: Masked Multi-view with Swin Transformers for 3D Medical Image Segmentation
    Yiqing Wang, Zihan Li, Jieru Mei, Zihao Wei, Li Liu, Chen Wang, Shengtian Sang, Alan L. Yuille, Cihang Xie and Yuyin Zhou
    Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention 2023 (MICCAI 2023 oral)


  • May 2021:Third Prize in 11-th Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Comptetition
  • Feb 2021:Finalist Award in Mathematical Contest In Modeling (Top 1%)
  • Dec 2020:The Excellence Awards in World Robot Competition Finalsan and Smart Robot Expo (Top 1)
  • Dec 2019:Best Design Awards in China trails for 2019 VEX World Companships


  • Aug 2023: Summa Cum Laude
  • Apr 2023: Dean’s List
  • Dec 2022: University Honors
  • Dec 2022: Dean’s List
  • Apr 2022: University Honors
  • Apr 2022: Dean’s List
  • Dec 2021: University Honors
  • Dec 2021: Dean’s List
  • Aug 2020: Academic Excellent Scholarship


  • ECCV 2024 Reviewer
  • CVPR 2024 Reviewer
  • ICCV 2023 Reviewer
  • CVPR 2023 Reviewer