Tao Sun

M.Sc. in Computer Science

ETH Zürich


Tao Sun is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree of Computer Science at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

Prior to that, he has graduated from Tongji University, Shanghai, China, with the Bachelor’s Degree of Software Engineering. He has been closely working with Prof. Yin Wang of the Deep Learning Lab of Tongji University for nearly two years, and with Research Scientist Dr. Saikat Basu and Dr. Guan Pang of Facebook Research for nine months on the research of Computer Vision. He has published 3 papers as the first author, including CVPR 2019, CVPRW 2018, ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop 2018.

Currently, he is working on semi-supervised learning of image segmentation, and structure-aware image recognition. His research interests mainly lie in the fields of the intersection of Deep Learning and Computer Vision. For more information, please see the CV (PDF).


  • Image Recognition (Classification, Detection, Segmentation)
  • Structure-Aware CV
  • Semi-/Un-Supervised Learning
  • 3D and Point-Cloud Problems


  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, 2020 - Now

    D-INFK, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

  • B.Eng. in Software Engineering, 2016 - 2020 (GPA: 4.83 / 5.0, Ranking: 2 / 179)

    School of Software Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai

Lecture Notes

Advanced ML 2020

My lecture notes for Advance Machine Learning 2020, ETHz


in Research


Research Intern

Facebook Research

Feb 2019 – Present Remotely working
Working with Dr. Saikat Basu and Dr. Guan Pang on the project of Topological-Aware Loss Function for Detecting Linear Structures from Image. I have submitted our results to CVPR 2020, as the first author.

Undergraduate Research Student

X-Lab (Lab for Intelligent Operation and Maintenance), Tongji University

Sep 2018 – Dec 2018 Shanghai, China
Working with Prof. Qingfeng Du and Dr. Qiu Juan on the project of Combining LSTM with VAE for Anomaly Detection from Imbalanced KPI Data of Online Servers. We have applied for 1 Chinese Patent.

Undergraduate Research Student

Deep Learning Lab, Tongji University

Mar 2018 – Sep 2019 Shanghai, China
Working with Prof. Yin Wang on the project of Road Extraction from Satellite Imagery using GPS Trajectories and Satellite Imagery. I have published 3 papers as first author at the Lab.


Programming Language

  • Proficient: Python, C, C++

  • Intermediate: JavaScript, Java, Swift, SQL, MATLAB


  • Deep Learning: PyTorch, Keras, TensorFlow, Pandas, Sk-Learn, OpenCV

  • Academic Writing: LaTeX


  • Software: Xcode (iOS), Visual Studio (Win)

  • Database: MySQL, MongoDB, Neo4j, Spark


and Scholarships

Second Prize in 2019 ‘Challenge Cup’ National College Student Curricular Academic Science and Technology Works Competition


Special Prize in 2019 ‘Challenge Cup’ Shanghai College Student Curricular Academic Science and Technology Works Competition


National Scholarship (for top 0.2% undergraduate students)

Honerable Mention in 2018 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)

National Scholarship

First Prize in 33rd China College Students Physics Contest, Shanghai

First Class Student Scholarship