Luowei Zhou

Robotics Institute

University of Michigan

Research Experience 


  • Computer Vision Lab, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.

          Graduate Research Assistant, 04/2016 - present

          Advisor: Prof. Jason Corso​​


  • Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, U.S.

          Research Intern, 05/2019 - 08/2019

          Advisor: Dr. Jianfeng Gao and Dr. Lei Zhang​​


  • Facebook AI Research, Menlo Park, CA, U.S.

          Research Intern, 05/2018 - 08/2018

          Advisor: Dr. Marcus Rohrbach, Dr. Yannis Kalantidis, and Dr. Xinlei Chen​​


  • Salesforce Research, Palo Alto, CA, U.S.

          Deep Learning Research Intern, 05/2017 - 08/2017

          Advisor: Dr. Caiming Xiong​​

Selected Publication


  • L. Zhou, Y. Kalantidis, X. Chen, J. J. Corso, and M. Rohrbach "Grounded Video Description", CVPR 2019, oralPaper PDF


  • L. Zhou, N. Louis, and J. J. Corso "Weakly-Supervised Video Object Grounding from Text by Loss Weighting and Object Interaction", BMVC 2018. Paper PDF


  • L. Zhou, Y. Zhou, J. J. Corso, R. Socher, and C. Xiong "End-to-End Dense Video Captioning with Masked Transformer", CVPR 2018, spotlightPaper PDF


  • L. Zhou, C. Xu and J. J. Corso "Towards Automatic Learning of Procedures from Web Instructional Videos", AAAI 2018, oralPaper PDF


  • L. Zhou, P. Yang, C. Chen and Y. Gao, "Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning with Sparse Interactions by Negotiation and Knowledge Transfer", IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics 2017, 47 (5): 1238 - 1250. Paper PDF


  • L. Zhou, Y. Shi, J. Wang and P. Yang "A Balanced Heuristic Mechanism for Multi-robot Task Allocation of Intelligent Warehouses", Mathematical Problems in Engineering 2014: 1-10. Paper PDF

Honors and Awards 


  • Outstanding Winner Award of Mathematical Contest in Modeling (top 0.2%), 04/2014. Paper PDF
  • Top ten undergraduate thesis of Nanjing University, 07/2015. Thesis
  • Sienhua New and Tsu Way Shen Memorial Award (top 1, awarded by UMich), 12/2015.
  • ​National Scholarship  (top 1%)​​, 10/2012.
  • Red Sun Scholarship (top 2%), 10/2014.
  • ​2nd Prize, the 17th Forum of Sciences & Arts of Nanjing University, 05/2014.
  • Outstanding Graduates of Nanjing University (top 15%), 5/2015.
  • ​Outstanding Students of Nanjing University (top 5%), 10/2012.