Junzhe Zhang

Ph.D. Student in Computer Science

I am a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Columbia University, working with Prof. Bareinboim. My research focuses on the intersection of causal inference with reinforcement learning and fairness analysis.

Selected Publications

2021

Bounding Causal Effects on Continuous Outcomes

Junzhe Zhang, Elias Bareinboim
In Proceedings of the 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, (AAAI 2021).
2020

Causal Imitation Learning with Unobserved Confounders

Junzhe Zhang, Daniel Kumor, Elias Bareinboim
In Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, (NeurIPS 2020). Oral Presentation (105 out of 9454 papers).

Designing Optimal Dynamic Treatment Regimes: A Causal Reinforcement Learning Approach

Junzhe Zhang, Elias Bareinboim
In Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Machine Learning, (ICML 2020).
2019

Near-Optimal Reinforcement Learning in Dynamic Treatment Regimes

Junzhe Zhang, Elias Bareinboim
In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2019).
2018

Equality of Opportunity in Classification: A Causal Approach

Junzhe Zhang, Elias Bareinboim
In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2018).

Non-Parametric Path Analysis in Structural Causal Models

Junzhe Zhang, Elias Bareinboim
In Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2018).

Fairness in Decision-Making -- The Causal Explanation Formula

Junzhe Zhang, Elias Bareinboim
In Proceedings of the 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2018).
2017

Transfer Learning in Multi-Armed Bandits: A Causal Approach

Junzhe Zhang, Elias Bareinboim
In Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017).

Education

Aug 2019 - Present

Columbia University

Ph.D. in Computer Science

New York, NY, USA

Sept 2015 - July 2019

Purdue University

Ph.D. in Computer Science (Transferred)

West Lafayette, IN, USA

Sept 2011 - April 2014

University of Michigan

B.S. in Computer Science Honor and Math Science

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Contact

Address
Room 458, Computer Science Building, 500 W 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
Phone Number
+1 (734) 546-9634
Email
junzhez at cs dot columbia dot edu