Minghan Li

University of Waterloo


Minghan Li is a PhD student in Computer Science at Universtiy of Waterloo, supervised by Professor Jimmy Lin . Before that, he received his MSc in Computer Science from University of Toronto under the supervision of Danijar Hafner and Professor Jimmy Ba . He completed his undergraduate study at Sun Yat-Sen University advised by Professor Weishi Zheng . His research focuses on Natural Language Understanding and Bayesian Inference. He is also interested in Reinforcement Learning (RL), especially task-agnostic RL and model-based RL.


  • NLP
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Reinforcement Learning


  • PhD in Computer Science, Present

    University of Waterloo

  • MSc in Computer Science, 2021

    University of Toronto

  • BSc in Computer Science, 2019

    Sun Yat-Sen University




Research Intern

May 2020 – Dec 2020 Supervised by Luchen Tan and Professor Jimmy Lin


Research Intern

Feb 2019 – May 2019 Natural Language and Speech Processing Group

Microsoft Research Asia

Research Intern

Mar 2018 – Aug 2018 Machine Learning Group

University of Alberta

Research Assistant

Sep 2017 – Dec 2017 Supervised by Professor Martha White