Zheng Cao

Zheng Cao

Ph.D. Candidate

Zhejiang University


Zheng Cao (曹政) is a Ph.D. candidate, majoring in computer science, Zhejiang University, under the supervision from Prof. Jian Wu. He is currently working as a research intern in Tencent Quantum Lab, cooperating with Prof. Tingjun Hou and Dr. Chang-Yu Hsieh. He is member of ZJU RealDoctor AI Research Centre and ZJU Innovative Drug Discovery Insitute. His research interests include AI for medical image analysis and AI for drug discovery. He serves as a CTO for a web3 startup as well.

  • Artificial Intelligence for Science (AI4Sci)
  • Bioinformatics & Cheminformatics
  • Metaverse & Blockchain
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, 2019

    Zhejiang University (ZJU)

  • Bachelor of Science (honors) in Applied Chemistry, 2018

    University of Reading (UoR)

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry, 2015

    Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST)

Recent Publications

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(2022). Automatic Segmentation and Detection of Ectopic Eruption of the First Permanent Molars on Panoramic Radiographs Based on nnU‐Net. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry.

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(2022). A Deep Learning Approach for Detecting Colorectal Cancer via Raman Spectra. BME Frontiers.

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(2022). CariesNet: A Deep learning Approach for Segmentation of multi-stage Caries lesion from Oral Panoramic X-Ray Image. Neural Computing & Applications.

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(2021). A Two-Stage Deep Learning Architecture for Radiographic Assessment of Periodontal Bone Loss. BMC Oral Health.

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(2021). Full Scale Attention for Automated COVID-19 Diagnosis from CT Images. EMBC2021.

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(2020). Multi-modality fusion learning for the automatic diagnosis of optic neuropathy. Pattern Recogonition Lettters.

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(2019). Cascaded SE-ResUnet for segmentation of thoracic organs at risk. Neurocomputing.

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CTO / Co-founder
Sep 2022 – Present Shenzhen
Data Analysis and Product Devlopment.
Theory Group Intern
Aug 2021 – Jun 2022 Shenzhen
Research on AI methods for drug discovery, i.e. Retrosynthesis.
Technical Support Intern
Jun 2018 – Aug 2018 Nanjing
Technical Support for Sales Team.
CTO / Co-founder
Nanjing Kaitianyan UAV Tech Co., Ltd
Jan 2017 – Jun 2018 Nanjing
UAV Aceessories Devlopment








ios Dev


Data Analysis





Part of Competition Awards, more than 50 honors in the past few years.

Digital World 2077 Blockchain Hackathon
International College Students' “Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)
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China National Undergraduate Electronic Design Competition
University Awards