Jiayi Pan

Jiayi Pan

be in ❤️ with AI and Life

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Hello there :)

👋 ! I am Jiayi Pan. A junior student majored in Computer Science.

I’m broadly interested in leveraging computational methods to deepen our understanding of human minds and utilizing such advancements to reshape our future for the better.

Pronouns: He/Him

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Robotics
  • Embodied Agent
  • B.S.E in Computer Science

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.A.

  • B.S.E in Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Research Experience

Situated Language and Embodied Dialogue Lab
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Sep 2021 – Present University of Michigan

Advised by Joyce Chai, Ziqiao Ma.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research on manner understanding
  • SEAGUL Team member in Amazon SimBot Challenge
    • Commonsense knowledge modeling and reasoning
    • Navigation module
Advanced Network Lab
Undergraduate Research Assistant
May 2020 – Present Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Advised by Fan Wu, Chaoyue Niu.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leader on a project to use knowledge distillation in combination with neural architecture search to achieve efficient inference across different devices and resource constraints

Selected Honors/Awards

Tang Jun Yuan JI Scholarship
  • 2 out of 100+ students per year | Highest honor for JI’s Dual Degree students
  • Endowed by Cytus Tang Foundation.
John Wu & Jane Sun Excellence Scholarship
  • 15 out of 1000+ students per year | Highest honor for JI undergraduate students
  • Endowed by Mr John Wu and Mrs. Jane Sun.
Fan Xuji Sholarship
  • 10 out of 10000+ students per year | One of the highest honor for SJTU undergraduate students
  • Endowed by various alumni that were supported by Previous President Fan Xuji.
Chunt-sung Research Scholarhip
  • 50 research projects initiate per year | Top undergraduate research program for SJTU students.
  • Endowed by Tesung-Dao Lee and his wife Hui-Chun Chin.


  • jiayipan AT umich DOT edu