Who Am I


I am an undergraduate student researcher at Brown University. My main research interests lies in multimodal machine learning. I am also interested in computer vision, natural language processing, and machine learning in general.


You can reach me through email:

  • yicong_mao [at] brown [dot] edu
  • michael.mao99 [at] gmail [dot] com


  • Beijing No.4 High School (2014-2017)
  • Brown University Computer Science ScB (2017-2021)

Work Experience

  • Shukun Technologies Intern (2018, 2019)
  • Microsoft SWE Intern (2020)

Project Highlights

  • OKAI - A website aiming to demystify and introduce Artificial Intelligence concepts to a broader audience with limited or no background in computer science and math using interactive animations.

For a list of all my projects and more details about them, please visit my Projects page.

Research Highlights

You can find all my publications on my Google Scholar profile, for more details, please visit my Research page.

More About Me

  • I love music, and I have been sing in choirs since middle school.

  • I enjoy playing and watching basketball, and am an avid fan of the San Antonio Spurs.