Old Town, San Diego, May 2019 (Courtesy of Qin)
I am a research scientist at Meta AI, Seattle. My primary research interests are vision-and-language and video modeling. I received my PhD in Computer Science from UNC Chapel Hill in 2022, advised by Tamara L. Berg and Mohit Bansal. I received my bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Yingcai Honors College, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in 2017. I am a receipt of the Adobe Research Fellowship and the CVPR 2021 Best Student Paper Honorable Mention award.
Email: jielei [at] meta.com
Our team at Meta is hiring 2023 research scientist interns in image/video/text generation, vision-and-language, video/image understanding, etc. Check job descriptions  Computer Vision,  Natural Language Processing.
- Feb 2023 » Two papers accepted at CVPR 2023.
- Feb 2023 » Our tutorial Knowledge-Driven Vision-Language Pretraining is accepted at CVPR 2023, see you in Vancouver.
- Dec 2022 » Our tutorial Knowledge-Driven Vision-Language Pretraining is accepted at AAAI 2023.
- May 2022 » I graduated with a PhD in Computer Science from UNC.
- Mar 2022 » Our workshop T4V: Transformers for Vision is accepted at CVPR 2022.
- Jun 2021 » We are hosting VALUE Challenge for video and language understanding at ICCV 2021 CLCV workshop, please join!
- Jun 2021 » ClipBERT is awarded the CVPR 2021 Best Student Paper Honorable Mention! 😍
- Feb 2021 » Received Adobe Research Fellowship, thanks Adobe!
- Jan 2021 » Research Internship @Facebook AI, working with Licheng Yu, Xinlei Chen and Ning Zhang.
- May 2020 » Research Internship @Microsoft, working with Linjie Li, Luowei Zhou, Zhe Gan and Jingjing Liu.
- May 2019 » Research Internship @Tencent AI Lab, Seattle, with Liwei Wang, Yelong Shen and Dong Yu
- Aug 2017 » I joined UNC as a PhD student.
Publications & Preprints
- My Chinese name is 雷杰. I am from Sichuan, the hometown of pandas.
- I am
a big fanof Attack on Titan.