Chao Gao

Ph.D Student

Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta Canada, T6G 2E8. Email: cgao3 AT


I am a PhD student at the Department of Computing Science, co-supervised by Prof. Martin Mueller and Prof. Ryan Hayward.

I received my M.S. degree in 2015 from the Department of Computer Science and Technology from University of Science and Technology of China, where I worked at USTC-Birmingam Joint Research Institute in Intelligent Computation and Its Applications.


I have a wide interest in various aspects of Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research.

WHY the game of Hex

Why Hex should be considered by post-AlphaGo/Zero AI research

Programming Skills

Programming Language: C++, Java, C, Python, Linux Shell, TensorFlow, PyTorch.

Competition Awards


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