The SlugJARVIS team is formed by the UC Santa Cruz ERIC Lab.
UC Santa Cruz is one of America's Public Ivy universities and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). The ERIC Lab is led by Prof. Xin Eric Wang and stands for Embodiment, Reasoning, Intelligence, and language Communication. The ERIC Lab’s research topics include natural language processing, computer vision, and machine learning, with an emphasis on building embodied AI agents that can communicate with humans in natural language to perform real-world multimodal tasks.
Jing G. — Team leader
Jing is a first Ph.D. student at the University of California, Santa Cruz working with Prof. Xin (Eric) Wang. Jing's research interests are mainly Computer Vision, Natural Langauge Processing, and Embodied AI.
Yue is a fist year Ph.D. student in University of California, Santa Cruz. Yue's advisor is Xin Eirc Wang. Yue receiveda Master's degree in Robotics at Johns Hopkins University and Bachelor's degree in Automation at Shandong University. Yue's study interests are in Robotics, and AI. Yue is focusing on how to improve intelligent embodied agent to better perform in real-world.
Xuehai (Sheehan) H.
Xuehai is a CSE PhD student majoring in computer science at UCSC, working with Xin Eric Wang. He was a master student at UC San Diego majoring in Machine Learning and Data Science from 2019-2021, advised by Pengtao Xie. He obtained his bachelor degree from UESTC. His research ranges from machine learning algorithms to their applications in vision and language domain.
Jialu is a third-year PhD student in UC Santa Cruz, CS Department. He works with Prof. Yang Liu and Prof. Xin Wang. His research interest lies in an intersection of social science and artificial intelligence technologies, especially focused on algorithmic fairness in machine learning.
Kaizhi is a first-year CSE Ph.D. student at the University of California, Santa Cruz, working with Prof. Xin (Eric) Wang. Previously Kaizhi was an M.S’ student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor working with Prof. Chad Jenkins. Kaizhi's research interests focus on multi-modality understanding for robots learning. Kaizhi's research goal is to establish intelligent agents who can understand and interact with the environment.
Kaiwen is a first-year Ph.D. student in computer science and engineering department of University of California, Santa Cruz. His research interest includes problems on improving the performance and promoting the application of Artificial Intelligence. He received his bachelor's degree in statistics from Zhejiang University. He received the outstanding graduate award from Zhejiang University. He is currently working on privacy-preserving AI, with a focus on federated learning.
Xin Wang — Faculty advisor
Xin (Eric) Wang is an assistant professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UC Santa Cruz. His research interests include Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, and Machine Learning, with an emphasis on building embodied AI agents that can communicate with humans using natural language to perform real-world multimodal tasks. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from UC Santa Barbara and Bachelor's degree from Zhejiang University. He interned at Google AI, Facebook AI Research, Microsoft Research, and Adobe Research. Xin has served as Area Chair for ACL, NAACL, EMNLP, etc., and Senior Program Committee (SPC) for AAAI and IJCAI.