Tianle Zhang

Tianle Zhang

PhD Student in Computer Science

University of Exeter


I am currently a Ph.D student supervised by Dr. Wenjie Ruan and Prof. Jonathan Fieldsend at Exeter Trustworthy AI Lab, University of Exeter.

Previously, I received my Master degree, supervised by Prof.Muzhou Hou in Statistics from the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Central South University, China. During this period, I also did a three-month research work advised by Prof.Xin Li in the University of Central Florida, America as a visiting scholar. Before that, I obtained my bachelor’s degree in Information and Computing Science from the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Central South University, China.

My current research interests are focused on: (i) Robustness and Safety on Deep Neural Networks; (ii) Machine Learning, Statistical Learning and their applications.

Download my resumé.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Trustworthiness on Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning and Statistical Learning


  • PhD in Computer Science, 2020-Present

    University of Exeter

  • MSc in Statistics, 2017-2020

    Central South University

  • BSc in Information and Computing Science, 2013-2017

    Central South University

Recent News




Academic Services

  • Reviewer, The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD), 2022.
  • External Reviewer, 29th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2022
  • External Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 2022
  • External Reviewer, 35th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), 2021
  • External Reviewer, 28th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2021
  • External Reviewer, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2021
  • External Reviewer, 30th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2021
  • External Reviewer, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2021
  • Subreviewer, The Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2021
  • Invited Reviewer, SN Applied Sciences, 2021
  • Subreviewer, The 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), 2021
  • Invited Reviewer, Conference on Computer Science and Application Engineering (CSAE), 2019, 2021
  • Invited Reviewer, Scientific Reports, 2020
  • Invited Reviewer, Trends in Computer Science and Information Technology, 2020
  • Invited Reviewer, Chinese Journal of Computers, 2019
  • Invited Reviewer, American Journal of Physics and Applications, 2019
  • Invited Reviewer, The 3rd International Conference on Biological Information and Biomedical Engineering (BIBE), 2019


I helped with the following courses as a teaching assistant at Exeter University:

ECM2419 – Database Theory and Design

- Teaching Roles: Workshop Tutor/Demonstrator and Exam Marker

ECM3412/ECM409 – Nature-Inspired Computation

- Teaching Roles: Workshop Tutor/Demonstrator and Exam Marker

COM2014 – Computational Intelligence

- Teaching Roles: Workshop Tutor/Demonstrator and Exam Marker

ECM2419 – ECM2427 – Outside The Box: Computer Science Research And Applications

- Teaching Roles: Exam Marker


Outstanding Graduates in Central South University

National Scholarship for Graduate students