Jialin LIU    刘佳琳

Postdoctoral Research Associate

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Queen Mary University of London, UK

Email: jialin.liu(at)qmul.ac.uk


Born in China in 1988 and living in UK. I'm currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), UK. I received a Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science from the Inria Saclay and the Université Paris-Saclay (France) in December 2015 and a Master degree in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics from the École Polytechnique and the Université Paris-Sud (France) in 2013. My research interests include AI and Games, Noisy Optimisation, Algorithm Portfolio, Reinforcement Learning.

My Erdös Number is 4, through Sylvie Ruette, Bernard Host and Vitaly Bergelson.

CV in English (last update: June 2017)


  • Our work "Evolving Mario Levels in the Latent Space of a Deep Convolutional Generative Adversarial Network", accepted by GECCO18, has been reported by Science and The Register. Click here to watch the nice video in Science that includes our research.
  • I have been invited to join the advisory board of the MARLO Competition organised by Microsoft Research and QMUL.
  • I have been invited to join the advisory board of the Generative Design in Minecraft Competition.
  • Check the latest GVGAI Gym for GVGAI Single Player Learning Competition! [Github] [Demo video]
  • Technical Manual of the original GVGAI Single Player Learning Framework can be found here.
  • Our proposal for Special Issue on Game Competition Frameworks for Research and Education has been approved by the IEEE Transactions on Games (ToG). Submission deadline: 8 Jan 2018 [CFP]
  • Our proposal for Special Session on Computational Intelligence for Games has been approved by the IEEE's 2018 World Congress on Computational Intelligence (IEEE WCCI2018). Submission deadline: 15 Jan 2018 [CFP]
  • New Game AI research group created at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
  • Please check here for the latest news of the IEEE CIS Student Game-Based Competitions Sub-Committee (SGBC).
  • Linux the Cat

    Linux is adopted from PFDUA, a nonprofit organization who protects cats. Linux has moved to the UK from France. It was a long journey but finally we made it! It adapts well to the new place :)